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  • 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...

  • Transgenic Plants and Cropsby George C. Khachatourians; Y. H. Hui; Ralph Scorza; Wai-Kit Nip

    CRC Press 2002; US$ 341.00

    With contributions from nearly 130 internationally renowned experts in the field, this reference details advances in transgenic plant construction and explores the social, political, and legal aspects of genetic plant manipulation. It provides analyzes of the history, genetics, physiology, and cultivation of over 30 species of transgenic seeds, fruits,... more...

  • Plant Biotechnologyby Nigel Halford

    Wiley 2006; US$ 192.00

    Plant Biotechnology: Current and Future Uses of Genetically Modified Crops covers in detail the development, use and regulation of GM crops. Split into three sections, Part 1 introduces GM crops and describes the GM crops that are used commercially. Part 2 looks at new developments and methodologies in areas including potential applications... more...

  • Factors Affecting Calf Cropby Michael J. Fields; Robert S. Sand; Joel V. Yelich

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 209.95

    In today's world, we are witnessing simultaneous breakthroughs in reproductive technologies, genomics, and molecular biology. Advances in molecular genetic technology and understanding of the bovine genome have led to the development of tools that can be used to enhance profitability on cow-calf enterprises. Factors Affecting Calf Crop: Biotechnology... more...

  • Potato Biology and Biotechnologyby Dick Vreugdenhil; John Bradshaw; Christiane Gebhardt; Francine Govers; Mark A. Taylor; Donald K.L. MacKerron; Heather A. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 126.00

    In the past 15-20 years major discoveries have been concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. Important new tools have been developed in the area of molecular genetics, and our understanding of potato physiology has been revolutionized due to amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This technology has impacted our understanding of... more...

  • The Regulation of Agricultural Biotechnologyby R.E. Evenson; V. Santaniello

    CABI 2004; US$ 120.00

    This volume of 24 chapters reviews the regulatory changes in agricultural biotechnology. It primarily considers the relationship between these changes and innovation, market development and international trade. more...