The basic research functions of the Plant Biotechnology Laboratory (PBL) all have an agricultural focus.
Plant transformation was first achieved in the early 1980s as a major scientific breakthrough and has changed world agriculture and plant biology fundamentally. Read More.
Genetic Modification to Make Male and Female Sterile Breeding Lines for Hybrid Rice Production. Read More.
Genetic Modification of Corn to Enhance Protein, Iron and Vitamin A content in African Germplasm. Read More.