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Better Crops To Feed Millions
Feeding growing populations is a problem that countries around the world struggle with. The IAEA is working with seven Arab countries in Asia to improve the yield and resilience of wheat and barley, two of the crops the region depends on the most, 19 Septemberly 2012.
Audio & Podcasts
One deadly nemesis, wheat black stem rust, or Puccinia graminis, has been capable of spreading across continents and destroying wheat crops in its path, 7 December 2009.
How Nuclear Techniques Can Improve Crop Varieties
Interview with Hans Forsström, Director, Division of Nuclear Fuel Cycle and Waste Technology, 24 April 2008.
Combatting Wheat Rust
A new strain of wheat rust - known as Ug99 - is decimating wheat fields worldwide, 5 May 2009.
Nuclear Science in Food Security
The IAEA is calling for increased investment in a plant breeding technique that could pull millions of people out of the hunger and poverty trap, 8 December 2008.
Food for the Future - Meeting Challenges with Nuclear Applications
Statement to 2012 Scientific Forum, 18 September 2012.
- Food For the Future, 18 September 2012
- Birth of Centenario: Farming in the High Andes, 18 September 2012
- More Food With Better Soil: Using Isotope Techniques To Improve Soil Quality, 18 September 2012
- Proper Pesticide Use: Monitoring Impact of Pesticides With Nuclear Techniques, 18 September 2012
- Safer Food For a Growing Population: Using Food Irradiation in Indonesia, 18 September 2012
- Protecting Africa's Lifeblood: Controlling Animal Disease in Cameroon, 18 September 2012
- Better Fruit For Neretva Valley, 18 September 2012
- Food for the Future: Interview with IAEA Director General Yukiya Amano, 6 September 2012
- Amanging Soils for More Food Security, 23 July 2012
- Nuclear Science for Food Security, 2 December 2008