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- Springer 2006; US$ 319.00
Presents an economic analysis of agricultural biotechnology regulation. Featuring contributors, most of whom are agricultural economists working either in universities or NGOs, this book addresses issues such as commercial pesticides, the costs of approving new products, benefits, consumer acceptance, regulation and its impacts, and others. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 210.00
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 179.95
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 199.00
Provides more than 100 ready-to-use cryopreservation protocols for plant types from algae and bryophytes to a range of flowering plants. This book includes techniques for diverse plant parts such as dormant buds, pollen, and apical meristems and for cell types such as suspension and callus cultures. more...
- Springer 2008; US$ 99.00
Insect pests remain one of the main constraints to food and fiber production worldwide despite farmers deploying a range of techniques to protect their crops. Modern pest control is guided by the principles of integrated pest management (IPM) with pest resistant germplasm being an important part of the foundation. Since 1996, when the first genetically... more...
- Springer 2007; US$ 259.00
Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyond is a collection of papers presented at the XIth international congress of the International Association of Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (IAPTC&B). It continues the long tradition of the IAPTC&B to publish the proceedings of its quadrennial congresses. It provides an up-to-date report... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 61.95
Whether or not to embrace GM technologies is a fundamental and politically charged question facing humanity in the 21st century, particularly in light of rapidly growing populations and the unknown future impacts of climate change. The Gene Revolution is the first book to bridge the gap between the ?naysayers? and ?cheerleaders? and look at the issues... more...
- International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00
Proceedings of a workshop held in Ottawa, Canada, 16-17 May 1995. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 220.00
Worldwide energy and food crises are spotlighting the importance of bio-based products ? an area many are calling on for solutions to these shortages. Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnology encapsulates the cutting-edge advances in the field with contributions from more than 50 international experts comprising sectors of academia, industry,... more...
- CABI 2004; US$ 155.00
Contributes to the GM debate by examining the unintentional spread of new genes from cultivated plants to their wild relatives, and the subsequent impacts on the ecology of wild plants and their associated flora and fauna. more...