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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Genetically Modified Cropsby Keith T. Atherton

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 194.95

    The Regulatory and Science-Based Safety Evaluation of Genetically Modified Food Crops - A USA Perspective. The Regulatory Requirements for Novel Foods - A European Perspective. The Concept of Substantial Equivalence: An Overview. Strategies for Analyzing Unintended Effects in Transgenic Food Crops. Allergenicity of Foods Produced by Genetic Modification.... 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$ 186.00

    Dr. Nigel Halford is principal research scientist in the Crop Performance and Improvement Division at Rothamsted Research (a BBSRC centre). He has achieved renown as an expert in the GM field, and has strong collaborative research links within academia and industry, and is regularly involved in public debates on GM crops. more...

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

    CRC Press 2001; US$ 209.95

    Developments in Reproductive Biotechnology that will Improve the Weaned Calf Crop, R. Collier Bovine Estrus: Tools for Detection and Understanding, D.O. Rae An Array of Approaches to Synchronize Estrus with Prostaglandins, J.W. Lauderdale Estrous Synchronization of Cyclic and Anestrous Cows with SYNCRO-MATE-BŪ, W.E. Beal Use of GnRH to Synchronize... more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnology and Transatlantic Tradeby G.E. Isaac

    CABI 2002; US$ 120.00

    Reviews the regulatory hurdles facing genetically modified crops in gaining access to the European Union and proposes a regulatory strategy to overcome such challenges. more...

  • Biotechnology and Safety Assessmentby John A. Thomas; Roy L. Fuchs

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 170.00

    A comprehensive treatise on new developments in biotechnology, the authors of Biotechnology and Safety Assessment, 3e , bring readers an up-to-date review of food safety issues, pre-clinical safety and development of new foods and drugs, plant biotechnology, food allergies and safety assessment, and consumer benefits with regard to genetically modified... more...

  • Economic and Social Issues in Agricultural Biotechnologyby R.E. Evenson; V. Santaniello; D. Zilberman

    CABI 2002; US$ 155.00

    There are many controversial socioeconomic issues concerned with the development and implementation of agricultural biotechnology. This book presents selected revised and edited papers from the fourth and fifth meetings of the International Consortium on Agricultural Biotechnology Research. more...