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Agricultural biotechnology

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

    Wiley 2008; US$ 128.00 US$ 115.20

    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...

  • Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyondby Zhihong Xu; Jiayang Li; Yongbiao Xue; Weicai Yang

    Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 262.50

    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... more...

  • Assessing the Impacts of Agricultural Biotechnologiesby Brent Herbert-Copley

    International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00

    Proceedings of a workshop held in Ottawa, Canada, 16-17 May 1995. more...

  • The Gene Revolutionby Sakiko Fukuda-Parr

    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...

  • Biocatalysis and Agricultural Biotechnologyby Ching T. Hou; Jei-Fu Shaw

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 231.00

    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...

  • Genetically Modified Plantsby Roger Hull; G. T. Tzotzos; Graham Head

    Elsevier Science 2009; US$ 75.95

    A transgenic organism is a plant, animal, bacterium, or other living organism that has had a foreign gene added to it by means of genetic engineering. Transgenic plants can arise by natural movement of genes between species, by cross-pollination based hybridization between different plant species (which is a common event in flowering plant evolution),... more...

  • Introgression from Genetically Modified Plants into Wild Relativesby H.C.M. den Nijs

    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...

  • Rice Biotechnologyby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 226.00 US$ 203.40

    Rice is the most important food crop for half the world's population. Over the last three decades, the imporvement in human nutrition and health in Asia has largely been attributable to a relatively stable and affordable rice supply. The challenge to produce enough rice for the future, however, remains daunting, as the current rate of population growth... more...

  • Biosystems Engineeringby Ahindra Nag

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 167.00

    Maximize productivity while minimizing environmental impact Develop sustainable products, energy sources, and processes using the concepts and methods contained in this interdisciplinary resource. Biosystems Engineering discusses how to effectively merge solid design techniques with biology and the applied sciences. Featuring chapters by experts... more...

  • Agricultural Biotechnologyby G.J. Persley; L. MacIntyre

    CABI 2002; US$ 112.00

    Presents further material generated by the World Bank/ISNAR/Australian government biotechnology study. The volume covers the present status and future prospects for the application of biotechnology to solve agricultural and environmental problems in 12 countries. more...