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- CRC Press 2006; US$ 220.00
Within the past decade, there has been an explosion of research in both the public and private sectors regarding the use of plant genetic models to improve crop yield. Bringing together experts from across the globe, Model Plants and Crop Improvement provides a critical assessment of the potential of model plant species for crop improvement. The first... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 199.00
This book is a comprehensive reference work on the current status of biotechnology of the major temperate, subtropical and tropical fruit and nut crop species of the world. It is partly a replacement of Biotechnology of Perennial Fruit Crops (eds Hammerschlag and Litz, CABI. more...
- CABI 2001; US$ 120.00
Biotechnology processes are fundamentally changing the nature of the products being produced in agriculture. This text reviews the global canola sector in order to identify fundamental trends resulting from the adaptation of biotechnology. more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 284.95 US$ 246.96
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...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 335.84
Dr Samuel Johnson, that famous eighteenth century lexicographer, said of oats 'A grain which in England is generally given to horses but in Scotland supports the people'. And presumably it was a Scotsman who riposted 'But what people and what horses!' That exchange encapsulates much of the history and role of oats - a cereal, once important as human... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 123.54
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 168.47
The volume on Industrial Crop Breeding will be part of the series, Handbook of Plant Breeding. This volume will focus on the emerging area of plant breeding for sustainable production of transportation fuels and bio based products using the current advances in the field. The book is scheduled to consist of a total number of 30 chapters divided into... more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 168.47
Plastids are the sites of conversion of solar energy into the chemical energy usable to sustain life. They are also responsible for the production of the vast majority of the oxygen in the atmosphere. Through these activities they play a unique role in the biosphere, producing two critical products upon which life on Earth depends. It covers in 21... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 157.24
Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone originally extracted from the medicinal plant Artemisia annua L., is an effective antimalarial agent, particularly for multi-drug resistant and cerebral malaria. However, the concentration of artemisinin in the plant is very low. Because the chemical synthesis of artemisinin is complicated and not economically feasible... more...