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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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$ 195.87

    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...

  • Biotechnology in Animal Feeds and Animal Feedingby R. John Wallace; Andrew Chesson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 193.00 US$ 167.27

    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...

  • Fodder Crops and Amenity Grassesby Beat Boller; Ulrich K. Posselt; Fabio Veronesi

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 294.89

    Fodder Crops and Amenity Grasses presents the current breeding procedures and strategies in crops like grasses, clovers and alfalfa. Efficient uses of genetic resources are also explored as a means to measure the impact of biotechnology in plant breeding. more...