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Lab to Help Diagnosis of Animal Diseases Using Nuclear-Derived Techniques Opens in Botswana

Lab to Help Diagnosis of Animal Diseases Using Nuclear-Derived Techniques Opens in Botswana. The IAEA, in partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO), has supported the country’s national veterinary laboratory since 2009, helping compliance with European Union testing and surveillance requirements. The IAEA, through several technical cooperation projects, has provided equipment, reagents, expert advice and training for laboratory staff. Read More »

IAEA Impact: How Nuclear Technology Helps Women Farmers in Sudan Move Out of Poverty

IAEA Impact: How Nuclear Technology Helps Women Farmers in Sudan Move Out of Poverty. Using small scale drip irrigation system and information generated using nuclear techniques on crop water requirement, women farmers in rural Sudan were able to overcome water stress of growing vegetables. Read More »

IAEA Impact: How a Nuclear Technique Helped Save the Western Cape’s Orange Industry

IAEA Impact: How a Nuclear Technique Helped Save the Western Cape’s Orange Industry. The sterile insect technique successfully applied to control false codling moth, substantially reducing damage and allowing effective control without the use of insecticides. Read More »


Resources

  • 1 – 5 August 2016

    Third Research Coordination Meeting (RCM) on Integrated Utilization of Cereal Mutant Varieties in Crop/Livestock Production Systems, Darkhan, Mongolia.
    Technical Officer: L. Jankuloski

  • 15 – 18 August 2016

    First Meeting of the Tephritid Workers of Asia, Australia, and Oceania, (TAAO), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.
    Technical Officer: R. Cardoso Pereira

  • 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 →