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Farmers in Brazil Use Legumes to Reduce Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions

Farmers in Brazil Use Legumes to Reduce Costs, Greenhouse Gas Emissions. Brazilian farmers are working with nuclear scientists to utilize organic farming techniques to increase their productivity while at the same time reducing their carbon emissions in a project coordinated by the IAEA in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). Read More »

NEW CRP: Disease Resistance in Rice and Wheat for Better Adaptation to Climate Change (D23032)

NEW CRP: Disease Resistance in Rice and Wheat for Better Adaptation to Climate Change (D23032). The IAEA, in cooperation with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), is announcing a new Coordinated Research Project (CRP) on disease resistance in rice and wheat with a time frame of four years. Read More »

IAEA Conducts Successful Test of Drones in Fight Against Disease-Transmitting Mosquitos

IAEA Conducts Successful Test of Drones in Fight Against Disease-Transmitting Mosquitos. The International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and its partners have successfully tested releasing sterile mosquitos from drones as part of efforts to use a nuclear technique to supress the insect that spreads Zika and other diseases. Read More »


Resources

  • Mutant Varieties Database (MVD)

    The FAO/IAEA Mutant Variety Database or MVD provides information on induced mutations suitable for breeding programme and genetic analysis. View database →

  • The International Database on Insect Disinfestation and Sterilization (IDIDAS)

    Joint service of the IAEA and Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). An interactive resource providing information on a species basis for both disinfestation and sterilization of arthropods, with dosage levels and conditions, efficacy and references. View database →