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- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 309.00
Part of a series that presents the status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest, this volume includes plants of great agricultural importance. It contains a chapter on cotton, an important fiber crop. It offers reviews on oil palm, coffee, tea, cocoa, and rubber, describing traditional breeding. 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...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 275.95
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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00
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...
- Springer International Publishing 2015; US$ 209.00
This book represents a pioneer initiative to describe the new technologies available for next-generation phenotyping and applied to plant breeding. Over the last several years plant breeding has experienced a true revolution. Phenomics, i.e., high-throughput phenotyping using automation, robotics and remote data collection, is changing the way cultivars... more...