The Joint FAO-IAEA Division is supporting Member States to combat H7N9 avian influenza - a new avian influenza virus concern for Humans Avian Influenza, also known as “Avian Flu” or “Bird Flu” is caused by a virus that has a reservoir in wild birds. Usually, wild birds are resistant to the disease but do carry and secrete the virus, transmitting it to domesticated birds (chicken, duck, and turkey) that are susceptible and can become sick and die. Read more →
Plant Mutation Breeding and Biotechnology. In cooperation with CABI, PBG is proud to announce the publication of
a comprehensive book on mutation induction, covering the underlying scientific principles, state of the art technologies and methodologies of plant mutagenesis.
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