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Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture

Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture
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US$ 205.95
An up-to-date overview of current progress in improving crop quality and quantity using modern methods. With a particular emphasis on genetic engineering, this text focusses on crop improvement under adverse conditions, paying special attention to such staple crops as rice, maize, and pulses. 

Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture includes an excellent mix of specific examples, such as the creation of nutritionally-fortified rice and a discussion of the political and economic implications of genetically engineered food.
The result is a must-have hands-on guide, ideally suited for the biotechnology and agro industries including agricultural scientists, students of agriculture, plant breeders, plant physiologists, botanists and biotechnologists.
Wiley; October 2012
536 pages; ISBN 9783527665198
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