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- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; Not Available
Artemisinin, a sesquiterpene lactone originally extracted from the medicinal plant Artemisia annua L., is an effective antimalarial agent, particularly for multi-drug resistant and cerebral malaria. However, the concentration of artemisinin in the plant is very low. Because the chemical synthesis of artemisinin is complicated and not economically feasible... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; Not Available
This book reviews the application of 21st century high-throughput OMICS" technologies: transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, and systems biology, toward more complete understanding of the processes involved in seed development in different crop plants. more...
- Springer New York 2014; US$ 209.00
The world-leading contributors to Volume 2 demonstrate effective strategies for crop improvement and suggest priorities for future plant research. The book also elucidates strategies for translating current research into applied solutions. more...
- Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 179.00
The basic concept of this book is to examine the use of innovative methods augmenting traditional plant breeding towards the development of new crop varieties under different environmental conditions to achieve sustainable food production. This book consists of two volumes: Volume 1 subtitled Breeding, Biotechnology and Molecular Tools and Volume 2... more...
- Springer Vienna 2013; US$ 44.99
Dieser Buchtitel ist Teil des Digitalisierungsprojekts Springer Book Archives mit Publikationen, die seit den Anfängen des Verlags von 1842 erschienen sind. Der Verlag stellt mit diesem Archiv Quellen für die historische wie auch die disziplingeschichtliche Forschung zur Verfügung, die jeweils im historischen Kontext betrachtet werden müssen. Dieser... more...
- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 240.00
Plant biotechnology offers important opportunities for agriculture, horticulture, and the pharmaceutical and food industry by generating transgenic varieties with altered properties. This is likely to change farming practice and reduce the potential negative impact of plant production on the environment. This volume shows the worldwide advances and... more...
- 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...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2012; US$ 149.00
- CRC Press 2014; US$ 149.95
Increased world population, decreased water supply, and climate change all put stresses on the global food supply. An exploration of the challenges and possible solutions to improve yields of the main crops, such as cereals, roots, tubers, and grasses, Omics Technologies and Crop Improvement reviews data on food sciences and omics. The book covers... more...
- Springer India 2013; Not Available
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...