Agrobiology


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Agrobiology

 

the sum of knowledge in the field of biology that relates directly to plant growing and livestock raising. Agrobiology includes the application of major laws of biology to agricultural practice. In the 1940’s and 1950’s, T. D. Lysenko and his followers unjustifiably tried to substitute the term “agrobiology” for the concept of biology as a whole. This attempt failed. In recent years the term “agrobiology” has been displaced by “agricultural biology” in Soviet scientific literature.

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Sundaresan, the director of the Institute of Molecular Agrobiology (IMA), for lending his support, and IMA staff Shireen Lian, Serene Yee, and Lai Keng Chian for administering the survey.
Earlier this year, SPACEHAB and the Danforth Center signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Institute of Molecular Agrobiology (IMA) in Singapore and Monsanto Company to conduct joint life sciences research in space.
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Singapore's Institute of Molecular Agrobiology was launched in April 1995 under the Singapore National Science and Technology Board (NSTB).
The Institute undertakes innovative research at the genetic and molecular levels and provides postgraduate training in the area of agrobiology.