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- Springer US 2006; US$ 229.00
The topics addressed in this book are of vital importance to the survival of humankind. Agricultural biodiversity, encompassing genetic diversity as well as human knowledge, is the base upon which agricultural production has been built, and protecting this resource is critical to ensuring the capacity of current and future generations to adapt to unforeseen... more...
- Oxford Book Co. 2008; US$ 95.00
This book is the study of techniques, methods and processes that are adopted and applied to plants generally for genetic manipulation for attaining plant varietiecs with advantageous characteristics that have greater utility in industrial agricultural, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other purposes. The present book is (a) unique, concise, up-to-date... more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 112.00
Presents further material generated by the World Bank/ISNAR/Australian government biotechnology study. The volume covers the present status and future prospects for the application of biotechnology to solve agricultural and environmental problems in 12 countries. more...
- CABI 2007; US$ 170.00
With the use of comparative studies, this book discusses the legal, agribusiness and public policy issues that connect intellectual property protection with advancements in agricultural biotechnology. more...
- CABI 2002; US$ 120.00
Reviews the regulatory hurdles facing genetically modified crops in gaining access to the European Union and proposes a regulatory strategy to overcome such challenges. more...
- Springer New York 2007; US$ 129.00
Here is a comprehensive examination of how the origins of biotechnology research agendas, along with the effectiveness of the seed delivery system and bio-safety oversight, help to explain current patterns of crop development and adoption in China. more...
- CABI 2000; US$ 130.00
Plant breeding patents, the ownership of biological innovation and associated intellectual property rights (IPR) are the subject of increased attention worldwide. Particularly relevant to the field of biotechnology, this book presents the perspectives of policy-makers and economists on such issues. more...
- Springer New York 2008; US$ 199.00
The first to focus exclusively on the subject, this volume covers all 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...
- 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...
- International Development Research Centre 1995; US$ 25.00
Proceedings of a workshop held in Ottawa, Canada, 16-17 May 1995. more...