Tag Archives | Malaysia

Making Sure the Food We Grow Is Good Enough to Eat

A new Centre of Excellence for Post-harvest Biotechnology (CEPB) has opened in the School of Biosciences at The University of Nottingham Malaysia Campus (UNMC). The centre is developing new technologies to reduce food losses, improving overall quality and food safety. Tropical countries like Malaysia have a particular problem because of the number of micro-organisms that […]


La Nina Seen Near Peak as Dryness Parches Argentine Corn

The tropical storm that has brought dry weather to Argentina and increased rainfall in SE Asia is drawing to a close. The storm has caused dryness damage to corn and soybeans in South America, and flooded rubber and palm plantations in Malaysia and Thailand. Argentina’s corn output was expected to hit 29 million tons, but due […]


International Biojohor Conference and Exhibition

The 3rd International Biojohor Conference and Exhibition will be held in June 2012 in Johor, Malaysia, focusing on biotechnology and biodiversity. The deadline for paper abstract submissions is March 1, 2012, and early registration ends March 20. http://www.biojohor.my/2012/index.html