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  • Biotechnology and Safety Assessmentby John A. Thomas; Roy L. Fuchs

    Elsevier Science 2002; US$ 170.00

    A comprehensive treatise on new developments in biotechnology, the authors of Biotechnology and Safety Assessment, 3e , bring readers an up-to-date review of food safety issues, pre-clinical safety and development of new foods and drugs, plant biotechnology, food allergies and safety assessment, and consumer benefits with regard to genetically modified... more...

  • Enzymes for Carbohydrate Engineeringby K.-H. Park; J.F. Robyt; Y-D. Choi

    Elsevier Science 1996; US$ 165.00

    This book describes the recent developments in enzymology in carbohydrate engineering based on modern sciences and technology, collected from recent symposia on agricultural biotechnology. It builds a bridge between basic knowledge and biotechnology in the field of carbohydrate chemistry and enzymology. The fundamental research and application of carbohydrate... 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...

  • Biosystems Engineeringby Ahindra Nag

    McGraw-Hill Education 2009; US$ 155.00

    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... more...

  • Potato Biology and Biotechnologyby Dick Vreugdenhil; John Bradshaw; Christiane Gebhardt; Francine Govers; Mark A. Taylor; Donald K.L. MacKerron; Heather A. Ross

    Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 126.00

    In the past 15-20 years major discoveries have been concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. Important new tools have been developed in the area of molecular genetics, and our understanding of potato physiology has been revolutionized due to amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This technology has impacted our understanding of... more...

  • Barley for Food and Healthby Rosemary K. Newman; C. Walter Newman

    Wiley 2008; US$ 120.00

    With coverage of chemistry, genetics, and molecular breeding, this book provides comprehensive and current information on barley types, composition, characteristics, processing techniques, and products. Its emphasis on the nutritional and health benefits of barley is especially timely with the FDA s 2005 confirmation of barley s cholesterol-lowering... more...

  • Plant Biotechnologyby Nigel Halford

    Wiley 2006; US$ 180.00

    Plant Biotechnology: Current and Future Uses of Genetically Modified Crops covers in detail the development, use and regulation of GM crops. Split into three sections, Part 1 introduces GM crops and describes the GM crops that are used commercially. Part 2 looks at new developments and methodologies in areas including potential applications... more...

  • Liquid Culture Systems for in vitro Plant Propagationby Anne Kathrine Hvoslef-Eide; Walter Preil

    Springer 2005; US$ 479.00

    High-efficiency micropropagation, with relatively low labour costs, has been demonstrated in this unique book detailing liquid media systems for plant tissue culture. World authorities (e.g. von Arnold, Curtis, Takayama, Ziv) contribute seminal papers together with papers from researchers across Europe that are members of the EU COST Action 843 "Advanced... more...

  • Anthocyaninsby Kevin Gould; Kevin Davies; Chris Winefield

    Springer 2008; US$ 199.00

    There has been an unprecedented expansion of knowledge about anthocyanins pigments. This book covers various aspects of the biosynthesis and function of anthocyanins (and related compounds such as proanthocyanidins) in plants, and their applications in agriculture, food products, and human health. more...

  • FAO/WHO Expert Meeting on the Application of Nanotechnologies in the Food and Agriculture Sectorsby World Health Organization

    World Health Organization 2010; US$ 30.00

    The advent of nanotechnology has unleashed enormous prospects for the development of new products and applications for a wide range of industrial and consumer sectors. The new technological developments have already opened up a multibillion dollar industry in recent years, the global market impact of which is expected to reach US$1 trillion by 2015,... more...