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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • Agricultural Biodiversity and Biotechnology in Economic Developmentby Joseph Cooper; Leslie Marie Lipper; David Zilberman

    Springer-Verlag New York Inc 2006; US$ 229.00

    Summarizes the state of knowledge in the economic literature of management of agricultural biotechnology and biodiversity in agricultural and economic development. This book identifies key issues confronting policy makers in managing biodiversity and biotechnology and provides an analysis of the linkage between the two. more...

  • Biotechnology and Plant Disease Managementby Z.K. Punja; S. de Boer

    CABI 2008; US$ 190.00

    As agricultural production increases to meet the demands of a growing world population, so has the pace of biotechnology research to combat plant disease. Disease can be caused by a variety of complex plant pathogens including fungi, bacteria, viruses and nematodes, and their management. requires the use of techniques in transgenic technology, biochemistry... more...

  • Fruits and Nutsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer 2007; US$ 369.00

    Part of the "Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants" series, this book includes the chapters on 20 fruit and nut crops authored by 56 renowned scientists from 12 countries. It also includes the reviews on mango, banana, olive, pineapple, pistachio, persimmon and papaya. more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnology in Chinaby Valerie J. Karplus; Xing Wang Deng

    Springer 2007; US$ 129.00

    Offers a comprehensive examination of how the origins of biotechnology research agendas, along with the effectiveness of the seed delivery system and biosafety oversight, help to explain current patterns of crop development and adoption in China. more...

  • Induced Resistance for Plant Defenceby Dale Walters; Adrian Newton; Gary Lyon

    Wiley 2008; US$ 267.95

    Plant diseases worldwide are responsible for billions of dollars worth of crop losses every year. With less agrochemicals being used and less new fungicides coming on the market due to environmental concerns, more effort is now being put into the use of genetic potential of plants for pathogen resistance and the development of induced or acquired resistance... more...

  • Biological Management of Diseases of Cropsby P. Narayanasamy

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Biological management of diseases of crops is influenced by the nature of interactions between the pathogens and other organisms and the plants. Due to development of resistance in pathogens to fungicides and bactericides, determination of compatibility of biotic biocontrol agents with chemicals is essential for selecting strains of biocontrol agents... more...

  • Bioanalysis & Biosensors in Agriculture Scienceby P.B. Bansal

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    Biotechnology offers efficient and cost-effective means to produce an array of novel, value-added products and tools. It has the potential to increase food production, reduce the dependency of agriculture on chemicals, lower the cost of raw materials, and reduce the negative environmental impacts associated with traditional production methods. With... more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnologyby Hemant Rawat

    Oxford Book Co. 2008; US$ 95.00

    This book is the study of techniques, methods and processes that are adopted and applied to plants generally for genetic manipulation for attaining plant varietiecs with advantageous characteristics that have greater utility in industrial agricultural, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other purposes. The present book is (a) unique, concise, up-to-date... more...

  • Seed Legislationby Premjit Sharma

    GeneTech Books 2008; US$ 50.00

    This book guides the reader on the various seed production schemes and certifications validated by the Government of India in order to improve the farmers' working capacity in the field. It introduces the various standards in seed testing and seed legislation, and elaborates on those standards deemed necessary by the Government to regulate registration,... more...

  • Genetically Modified Cropsby Keith T. Atherton

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 184.95

    Biotechnology has a significant impact on both medicine and agriculture. With the introduction of new products to the marketplace, the safety of those products is of paramount importance. New safety evaluation strategies are now employed to ensure that the consumer is adequately protected. This book describes those strategies and addresses some of... more...