Biotech Updates

PK 40 Biotechnology for the Livestock Industry

June 8, 2012

ISAAA publishes Pocket K 40 on Biotechnology for the Livestock Industry, a two-page simple discourse on the biotechnology tools employed in livestock improvement. It discusses Reproductive Animal Biotechnologies such as artificial insemination, embryo transfer, in-vitro fertilization and somatic cell nuclear transfer; Applications of genomics and marker-assisted selection; and future initiatives in DNA-based technology for livestock improvement. Pockets of Knowledge (Pocket Ks) are packaged  information  on biotechnologies in easy to understand style and format that is easily shared and distributed. Pocket K 40 is now available at the ISAAA website at