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- 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...
- CRC Press 2009; US$ 231.00
IMPROVEMENT OF AGRONOMIC AND MICROBIAL TRAITS Molecular Strategies for Increasing Seed Oil Content, R.J. Weselake, D.C. Taylor, S. Shah, A. Laroche, and J.L. Harwood Engineering Industrial Oil Biosynthesis: Cloning and Characterization of Kennedy Pathway Acyltransferases from Novel Oilseed Species, J. Shockey Accumulation of Epoxy Fatty... more...
- 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...
- 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...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 161.00
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... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 219.00
"The 16 papers cover four research approaches to altering rice genetically: plant genomics, molecular biological, enhancing tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses, and improving nutritional quality in the grain." (SciTech Book News, Vol. 25, No. 3, September 2001) more...
- 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...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 193.00
With the dramatically rising sophistication of biological methods and products and the increasing use of recombinant DNA technology, now is an apt time to review the status of biotechnology in animal feeding. This book gives succinct yet comprehensive coverage of products of biotechnology and allied sciences used in animal feed and feeding industries.... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 239.00
Development of transgenic crop plants, their utilization for improved agriculture, health, ecology and environment and their socio-political impacts are currently important fields in education, research and industries and also of interest to policy makers, social activists and regulatory and funding agencies. This work prepared with a class-room approach... more...