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Agricultural biotechnology

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  • 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$ 313.38

    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...

  • Genetic Modification of Plantsby Frank Kempken; Christian Jung

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 459.40

    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...

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

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2010; US$ 223.52

    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 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$ 291.88

    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...

  • 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...

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

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 290.91

    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...

  • Wild Crop Relatives: Genomic and Breeding Resourcesby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2011; US$ 259.00

    Wild crop plants play a significant part in the elucidation and improvement of the genomes of their cultivated counterparts. This 10-volume work offers a comprehensive examination of wild crops as a gold mine for breeding. 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...