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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • The Public, the Media and Agricultural Biotechnologyby D. Brossard; J. Shanahan; T.C. Nesbitt

    CABI 2007; US$ 150.00

    Reviews the literature on communication about biotechnology. With the use of case studies, this book looks at public opinion data, communication theory, and international examples; and provides a complementary overview of how the public sees this controversial topic. 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...

  • Technical Cropsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 299.00

    Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants presents the current status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest. The focus is on genetic and physical mapping, positioning, cloning, monitoring of desirable genes by molecular breeding and the most recent advances in genomics. The series comprises seven volumes: Cereals... more...

  • Enzymes for Carbohydrate Engineeringby K.-H. Park; J.F. Robyt; Y-D. Choi

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 165.00

    This book describes the recent developments in enzymology in carbohydrate engineering based on modern sciences and technology, collected from recent symposia on agricultural biotechnology. It builds a bridge between basic knowledge and biotechnology in the field of carbohydrate chemistry and enzymology. The fundamental research and application of carbohydrate... more...

  • Fruits and Nutsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 369.00

    Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants presents the current status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest. The focus is on genetic and physical mapping, positioning, cloning, monitoring of desirable genes by molecular breeding and the most recent advances in genomics. The series comprises seven volumes:... more...

  • Food Safety of Proteins in Agricultural Biotechnologyby Bruce G. Hammond

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 220.00

    With contributions from internationally recognized experts, Food Safety of Proteins in Agricultural Biotechnology comprehensively addresses how toxicology testing of proteins should be accomplished and how protein safety assessments should be carried out. Beginning with a background on protein biology, the book delineates the fundamental differences... more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnology in Chinaby Valerie J. Karplus; Xing Wang Deng

    Springer New York 2007; US$ 129.00

    Here is a comprehensive examination of how the origins of biotechnology research agendas, along with the effectiveness of the seed delivery system and bio-safety oversight, help to explain current patterns of crop development and adoption in China. more...

  • Gene Flow from GM Plantsby Guy M. Poppy; Michael J. Wilkinson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 297.00 US$ 257.40

    Gene flow is not unique to genetically modified (GM) crops, but the possibility of the spread of transgenic DNA to wild and domesticated relatives raises a new set of issues for scientists and policymakers to consider. Unfortunately, we are still too often unable to quantify the risks of ecological damage associated with gene flow. This is due partly... more...

  • Handbook of New Technologies for Genetic Improvement of Legumesby P. B. Kirti

    CRC Press 2008; US$ 188.95

    A comprehensive and groundbreaking collection of ideas for plant improvement Most of the world?s supply of legumes is cultivated under adverse conditions that make this commercially important crop susceptible to the vagaries of nature and damaging stresses. Genetic manipulation has become a proven way for cultivators to battle these problems;... more...

  • Barley for Food and Healthby Rosemary K. Newman; C. Walter Newman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 128.00 US$ 110.93

    With coverage of chemistry, genetics, and molecular breeding, this book provides comprehensive and current information on barley types, composition, characteristics, processing techniques, and products. Its emphasis on the nutritional and health benefits of barley is especially timely with the FDA s 2005 confirmation of barley s cholesterol-lowering... more...