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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement:by Ram J. Singh

    Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 164.95

    In recent decades, livestock producers have moved away from open grazing for a number of reasons, none having to do with the health of consumers. Genetic Resources, Chromosome Engineering, and Crop Improvement: Forage Crops demonstrates how state-of-the-art technology can encourage the raising of livestock in open pastures where they can be fed... more...

  • Biotechnology and Its Applications in Agricultural Scienceby P.B. Bansal

    GeneTech Books 2006; US$ 50.00

    The recent development in biotechnology have led to rapid progress in understanding the genetic basis of living organisms, and the ability to develop products and processes useful to human and animal health, food and agriculture, and industry. In agriculture, there is increasing use of biotechnology for genetic mapping and marker-assisted selection... more...

  • Assessment of Improved Crop Production Technologiesby Ajoy Gangopadhyay

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Low agricultural productivity in developing countries is a common feature. One of the reason is non-adoption of improved and recommended technologies. Crop production technologies are there but their adoption is low. Increase in the productivity has always remained a concern of scientists. Many technologies have developed by the researchers to improve... more...

  • Biotechnology for Agricultural Breedingby S.K. Mangal

    GeneTech Books 2007; US$ 50.00

    Agricultural biotechnology is an advanced technology that allows plant breeders to make precise genetic changes to impart beneficial traits to the crop plants we rely on for food and fibre. Depending on which genes are transferred, agricultural biotechnology can protect crops from diseases, increase their yield, improve their nutritional content, or... more...

  • Uncertain Perilby Claire Hope Cummings

    Beacon Press 2008; US$ 20.00

    Life on earth is facing unprecedented challenges from global warming, war, and mass extinctions. The plight of seeds is a less visible but no less fundamental threat to our survival. Seeds are at the heart of the planet's life-support systems. Their power to regenerate and adapt are essential to maintaining our food supply and our ability to cope... more...

  • OECD Regional Outlook 2011by Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

    OECD Publishing 2011; US$ 84.00

    The OECD Regional Outlook 2011 provides an overview of the main developments in performance among OECD regions and the challenges for regional policy after the crisis. The first two chapters present fresh analysis of regional growth and labour-market trends, exploring their implications for policy. This is followed by three chapters offering focused... more...

  • Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Bio-Technologiesby Michael Howlett; David Laycock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00

    Agri-food bio-technology policy and regulation is transitioning from an early period focused on genetic engineering technologies to ?next-generation? rules and regulatory processes linked to challenges originating in a wide variety of new technological processes and applications. Can lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural... more...

  • Emerging Consequences of Biotechnologyby Krishna R. Dronamraju

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 113.00

    The commercialization of biotechnology has resulted in an intensive search for new biological resources for the purposes of increasing food productivity, medicinal applications, energy production, and various other applications. Although biotechnology has produced many benefits for humanity, its applications have also resulted in some undesirable consequences... more...

  • Cereal Genomics IIby Pushpendra K. Gupta; Rajeev Varshney

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    "Cereal Genomics" published in 2004 served the purpose of collecting all information on cereal genomics at one place and was well received by the cereal workers through-out the world. The last eight years have witnessed significant advancement in the field of cereal genomics. For instance, high-density genetic maps, physical maps, QTL maps... more...

  • Crop Improvementby Khalid Rehman Hakeem; Parvaiz Ahmad; Munir Ozturk

    Springer 2013; US$ 239.00

    The improvement of crop species has been a basic pursuit since cultivation began thousands of years ago. To feed an ever increasing world population will require a great increase in food production. Wheat, corn, rice, potato and few others are expected to lead as the most important crops in the world. Enormous efforts are made all over the world to... more...