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

    Springer New York 2010; US$ 369.00

    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...

  • Food Safety of Proteins in Agricultural Biotechnologyby Bruce G. Hammond

    CRC Press 2007; US$ 220.00

    With contributions from internationally recognized experts, Food Safety of Proteins in Agricultural Biotechnology comprehensively addresses how toxicology testing of proteins should be accomplished and how protein safety assessments should be carried out. Beginning with a background on protein biology, the book delineates the fundamental differences... more...

  • Fruits and Nutsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 369.00

    Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants presents the current status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest. The focus is on genetic and physical mapping, positioning, cloning, monitoring of desirable genes by molecular breeding and the most recent advances in genomics. The series comprises seven volumes:... more...

  • Functional Genomics and Biotechnology in Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae Cropsby Hiroshi Ezura; Tohru Ariizumi; Jordi Garcia-Mas; Jocelyn Rose

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2016; US$ 159.00

    This volume summarizes recent technological advances in the design and engineering of Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae crops. It begins with contributions on the tomato and melon genome sequence, databases for Solanaceae and Cucurbitaceae research, DNA markers in the breeding of the two families, and mutant resources and TILLING platforms in tomato research.... more...

  • Gene Flow from GM Plantsby Guy M. Poppy; Michael J. Wilkinson

    Wiley 2008; US$ 288.00

    Gene flow is not unique to genetically modified (GM) crops, but the possibility of the spread of transgenic DNA to wild and domesticated relatives raises a new set of issues for scientists and policymakers to consider. Unfortunately, we are still too often unable to quantify the risks of ecological damage associated with gene flow. This is due partly... more...

  • 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...

  • Genetic Mapping and Marker Assisted Selectionby N Manikanda Boopathi

    Springer India 2012; US$ 219.00

    This book details basics in genetic linkage mapping, step-by-step procedures to perform marker assisted selection (MAS), achievements made so far in different crops, and the limitations and prospects of MAS in plant breeding. more...

  • Genetic Modification of Plantsby Frank Kempken; Christian Jung

    Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2009; US$ 519.00

    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...

  • Genetically Modified Cropsby Keith T. Atherton

    CRC Press 2003; US$ 194.95

    Biotechnology has a significant impact on both medicine and agriculture. With the introduction of new products to the marketplace, the safety of those products is of paramount importance. New safety evaluation strategies are now employed to ensure that the consumer is adequately protected. This book describes those strategies and addresses some of... more...