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- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 221.86
Covering the forefront of crop stress research, this book reviews progress in distinguishing and diminishing the effects of biotic stress from pests and pathogens, and abiotic stress caused by chemicals, radiation and extremes of temperature and moisture. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 45.64
Sugarcane, an important source of sugar, plays a substantial role in world economy. As a C4 plant this has very efficient system for carbohydrate metabolism through photosynthesis. Crop improvement efforts have concentrated mainly on improving quality traits, mainly sugar content. This being a complex trait, involves a large number of target genes... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 180.45
This book surveys advances in breeding for abiotic stresses, starting with new physiological concepts and breeding methods, and discussing modern molecular biological approaches to the development of improved cultivars tolerant to most sorts of abiotic stress. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 201.68
The most complete resource on jatropha curcus, an essential new bioenergy crop, this volume reports on the last ten years of scientific progress in researching this abstemious, semi-wild species, and includes in vitro culture and genomic sequencing. more...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 221.86
Rising interest in biofuels, concern over a looming global water crisis, a need for precise, environmentally benign weed control: these factors are driving new research on the Saccharinae clade. This book reviews recent progress and anticipates new advances. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95
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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 264.32
Fungi and their biomolecules are today being explored in a variety of scientific endeavors. This manual is an invaluable source of laboratory protocols for standard and applied research applications in a range of fields such as biotechnology and microbiology. more...
- Springer India 2012; US$ 180.45
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...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2008; US$ 70.00 US$ 63.70
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...
- Springer India 2013; US$ 127.37
Illustrated with color maps and photographs depicting habitat, morphology and distribution of individual taxa, this book collects information on Asiatic Momordica, including taxonomy, cytogenetics, crop improvement, origin, ethnobotany and crop production. more...