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IAEA/FAO organize International Symposium on Induced Mutations in Plants

International Symposium on Induced Mutations in Plants (ISIM)

11 August 2008: The International Atomic Energy Agency

(IAEA) and the Food and Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO) are organizing

an International Symposium on Induced Mutations in Plants, from 12-15 August

2008, in Vienna, Austria. The event will bring together scientists to focus on

the latest innovations aimed at improving crop productivity in an effort to

solve the food and energy crises.

The Symposium is the eighth of a series promoted by the

Joint FAO/IAEA Division in Vienna, an illustration of the UN delivering as one on behalf of its

member states and humanity. [IAEA press release, 11 August 2008] [Symposium website]