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Agricultural biotechnology

  • Genomics of Plant Genetic Resourcesby Roberto Tuberosa; Andreas Graner; Emile Frison

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Our lives and well being intimately depend on the exploitation of the plant genetic resources available to our breeding programs. Therefore, more extensive exploration and effective exploitation of plant genetic resources are essential prerequisites for the release of improved cultivars. Accordingly, the remarkable progress in genomics approaches and... more...

  • Regulating Next Generation Agri-Food Bio-Technologiesby Michael Howlett; David Laycock

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 143.00

    How do lessons learned from past and current regulatory oversights of agricultural biotechnology ? and other high-technology sectors ? help us address new regulatory challenges in the agri-food genetics sector? The expert contributors in this volume discuss a wide range of North American, European and Asian countries to address, in a multi-disciplinary... more...

  • Biological Management of Diseases of Cropsby P. Narayanasamy

    Springer 2013; US$ 179.00

    Biological management of diseases of crops is influenced by the nature of interactions between the pathogens and other organisms and the plants. Due to development of resistance in pathogens to fungicides and bactericides, determination of compatibility of biotic biocontrol agents with chemicals is essential for selecting strains of biocontrol agents... more...

  • Cereal Genomics IIby Pushpendra K. Gupta; Rajeev Varshney

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    "Cereal Genomics" published in 2004 served the purpose of collecting all information on cereal genomics at one place and was well received by the cereal workers through-out the world. The last eight years have witnessed significant advancement in the field of cereal genomics. For instance, high-density genetic maps, physical maps, QTL maps... more...

  • Crop Improvementby Khalid Rehman Hakeem; Parvaiz Ahmad; Munir Ozturk

    Springer 2013; US$ 239.00

    The improvement of crop species has been a basic pursuit since cultivation began thousands of years ago. To feed an ever increasing world population will require a great increase in food production. Wheat, corn, rice, potato and few others are expected to lead as the most important crops in the world. Enormous efforts are made all over the world to... more...

  • Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Cropsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Climate change is expected to have a drastic impact on agronomic conditions including temperature, precipitation, soil nutrients, and the incidence of disease pests, to name a few. To face this looming threat, significant progress in developing new breeding strategies has been made over the last few decades. The first volume of Genomics and Breeding... more...

  • Genomics and Breeding for Climate-Resilient Cropsby Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Climate change is expected to have a drastic impact on agronomic conditions including temperature, precipitation, soil nutrients, and the incidence of disease pests, to name a few. To face this looming threat, significant progress in developing new breeding strategies has been made over the last few decades. The second volume of Genomics and Breeding... more...

  • Parasitic Orobanchaceaeby Daniel M. Joel; Jonathan Gressel; Lytton J. Musselman

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    This book was written in response to significant recent advances in understanding the mechanisms of parasitism in the Orobanchaceae, and breakthroughs in the control of the parasitic weeds Striga and Orobanche. It consists of 26 contributions by internationally recognized leading scientists. The main book chapters are grouped into two parts:·      ... more...

  • Kenafby Andrea Monti; Efthimia Alexopoulou

    Springer 2013; US$ 129.00

    Natural plant fibers fibres are being increasingly used in manufacturing industrial products because of their renewable and biodegradable natures. Kenaf is an annual bast fibre crop that can provide fibres for several industrial applications (composites, insulation mats, absorbents, bedding material, etc.) as well as raw material for energy exploitation... more...

  • Risikoanalyse an bedeutenden Kulturen in Europa unter besonderer Berücksichtigung des Erregers der Schwarzfäule an Reben Guignardia bidwelliiby Eva Leiritz

    Diplomica Verlag 2012; US$ 63.82

    Hauptbeschreibung In Europa werden über 90 verschiedene Weinkulturen angebaut. Steigende Temperaturen, bedingt durch den Klimawandel, und die zunehmende Globalisierung sorgen dafür, dass Kulturen immer stärker durch Krankheiten gefährdet werden. Die Einschleppungswege sind sehr vielfältig. Ein Teil der Erreger stirbt beim Transport, ein anderer Teil... more...