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Agricultural biotechnology

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

    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...

  • 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...

  • Artemisia annua - Pharmacology and Biotechnologyby Tariq Aftab; Jorge F.S. Ferreira; M. Masroor A. Khan; M. Naeem

    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...

  • Phenomicsby Roberto Fritsche-Neto; Aluízio Borém

    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...

  • Future Challenges in Crop Protection Against Fungal Pathogensby Aakash Goyal; Chakravarthula Manoharachary

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00

    This volume presents the issues and challenges of crop pathogens and plant protection. Composed of the latest knowledge in plant pathology, the book covers topics such as fungal diseases of the groundnut, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria, plant pathogenic fungi in the genomics era, the increased virulence of wheat rusts and oat fungal diseases.... more...

  • Plastid Biologyby Steven Theg; Francis-Andre Wollman

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Industrial Cropsby Von Mark V. Cruz; David A. Dierig

    Springer New York 2014; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Genetically Modified Cropsby Keith T. Atherton

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 194.95

    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...