SEARCA Alumna Participates at the TropAg 2017 Conference in Australia

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BRISBANE, AUSTRALIA – SEARCA alumna, Dr. Su Latt Phyu of Myanmar, presented her research study at the TropAg 2017 Conference held on 20-22 November 2017. Her research on "Developing Bayesian Networks to Advance Understanding the Relationship between SNP Markers and Abiotic Stress Tolerance, Yield and Yield Related Traits at Different Environments" is part of her doctoral dissertation, which was completed in 2017.

Dr. Su Latt Phyu was awarded with AUD 1,500.00 grant by the Consortium of International Agricultural Research Center (CGIAR) to present her research at the conference. She finished her PhD in Plant Breeding at the University of the Philippines Los Baños.

TropAg2017 is a globally-known conference that showcases research and innovation on plant, animal, and food sciences. This year's conference aimed to address the challenges in tropical and sub-tropical food production through knowledge exchange at the event. TropAg2017 brought together researchers, investors, agribusiness professionals, policy makers, agricultural technicians, producers, and students. This year's conference was attended by 700 delegates from 50 countries.