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- 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...
- Springer New York 2012; US$ 209.00
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 Berlin Heidelberg 2014; US$ 189.00
This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated fungi. It illustrates some fundamental discoveries about these eukaryotic microbes with regard to the overall structure of their genomes, their lifestyles and the molecular mechanisms that form the basis of their interactions with plants.... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2011; US$ 189.00
Plants have the potential to provide vast quantities of low-cost medicinal bio-products. Covering the principles of molecular farming, this book summarizes recent advances, elucidates current challenges and suggests useful avenues for future research. more...
- Springer New York 2011; US$ 219.00
Plants? ability to shift RNA molecules and transcription factors between cells and tissues is a recent discovery, yet has crucial implications. Here, experts discuss varied aspects of the intercellular transport of viruses and plant endogenous macromolecules. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2012; US$ 209.00
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 Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00
This book shows the pivotal role played by genomics in order to mine germplasm collections, elucidate gene function, identify superior alleles and, ultimately, release improved cultivars. It features a number of compelling case studies and examples. more...
- Springer Netherlands 2013; US$ 209.00
This book examines national and collaborative programmes for genetic improvement of the ten most important forest tree species across Europe. It illustrates the diversity of breeding strategies and proposes perspectives for future collaborative breeding. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013; US$ 189.00
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 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...