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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • 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...

  • Rice Biotechnologyby Novartis Foundation

    Wiley 2008; US$ 226.00

    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...

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

    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...

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

    Springer New York 2010; Not Available

    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...

  • Transgenic Crop Plantsby Chittaranjan Kole; Charles Michler; Albert G. Abbott; Timothy C. Hall

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 259.00

    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...

  • Genetic Modification of Plantsby Frank Kempken; Christian Jung

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; Not Available

    Conceived with the aim of sorting fact from fiction over genetically modified (GM) crops, this book brings together the knowledge of 30 specialists in the field of transgenic plants. It covers the generation and detection of these plants as well as the genetic traits conferred on transgenic plants. In addition, the book looks at a wide variety of crops,... more...

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

    CRC Press 2009; US$ 172.95

    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...

  • Root and Tuber Cropsby J.E. Bradshaw

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 379.00

    It is important to include Tuber and Root Crops in the Handbook of Plant Breeding.They include starchy staple crops that are of increasing importance for global food security and relief of poverty, important millennium goals for the United Nations. Indeed, 2008 was the UN International Year of the Potato in recognition of this role of the potato as... more...

  • Genetics and Genomics of the Brassicaceaeby Renate Schmidt; Ian Bancroft

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 339.00

    The Genetics and Genomics of the Brassicaceae provides a review of this important family (commonly termed the mustard family, or Cruciferae).  Expert perspectives are presented on Brassicaceae species as models for studying genome evolution. more...