The Institute of Big Data under Vintech (a member of Vingroup) yesterday announced the project ‘Building the Database of Genetic Variations of the Vietnamese’. This 5-year project is supposed to formally begin in 2019.
Ethylene-responsive factor 8 (ERF8), a member of AP2/ERF superfamily, is one of the transcription factors involved in repression of leaf senescence in plants. Leaf senescence is the final stage of leaf development and involves the mobilization of nutrients from old leaves to newly growing tissue. Regulation of leaf senescence depends on the developmental age of plants, and it is also influenced by various external stimuli. Read more
Hanoi (VNA) – Vietnam, a country grounded on agriculture and an important player in the global food system, is partnering with other members of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) forum to ensure food security in the face of climate change.