Current Applications Of Radiation Technology In Agriculture

There are a number of ways, other than food processing, in which radiation and related technology are utilized in the service of food and agriculture. Examples include the following: sterile male technique for insect pest control, mutation induction for plant breeding purposes, radiotracers for studies on agrichemical pathways in the environment, studies on utilization of fertilizers and other plant nutrients by plants cultivated as human food crops, radio-

immunoassays for animal physiology studies, animal husbandry research, and vaccine production to protect animals against parasites. Collectively, these techniques constitute an important component of the toolbox available to agricultural scientists in their never-ending quest for improvements to the world's food production system(s).

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