Agricultural biotechnology

ABSTRACT Technology transfer apparently becomes one of the major aspects of research and development in the government research institutions (GRI) in Malaysia. Technology transfer is a two-way interaction between GRI and private firms. Technologies are transferred from GRI to private firms...
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ABSTRACT Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek var. radiata), also known as green gram is an important warm season food legume crop, with major production in Asia. The crop is expanding to Sub Sahran Africa and other parts of the world due to its short crop duration (60 days) and due to the...
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ABSTRACT Soil-borne diseases are one of the factors that limit the productivity of agricultural crops in Indonesia. Soil-borne pathogens that predominantly attack various types of agricultural plants in Indonesia include Fusarium spp., Pythium spp., Phytophthora spp., Ralstonia solanacearum,...
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ABSTRACT Soil-borne diseases can cause significant negative impacts on crop production. To combat these diseases, most farmers have been using chemicals such as soil fumigants to disinfest the field soils before scheduled planting. These conventional applications, however, often result in an...
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