’ … radioactive isotopes play an important part in the battle for more food for more people.’
‘By irradiating crops with a cobalt bomb, mutations, or ‘sports’, changes in the hereditary properties of the plants can be brought about, and that could, in many cases, lead to a greater production of food or to better resistance to diseases. Sometimes such irradiation leads to the strangest shaped fruits and flowers.’
from: The Book of the Atom; Leonard de Vries; 1960; Longmans, Green and Co, Toronto.
The Trusteeship Council is located in the Conference Building at the United Nations Headquarters. Denmark contributed toward the furnishing of the chamber which was designed by Mr Finn Juhl of Denmark.