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- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 270.00
Rice yields need to increase in order to keep pace with the growing population of Asia and to alleviate hunger and poverty. There appears, however, to be a biophysical limit associated with conventional photosynthetic pathways. The research presented in this book aims at understanding how the rice plant's photosynthetic pathway could be redesigned... more...
- Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development 2004; US$ 100.00
What are the risks and opportunities associated with genetically engineered organisms in terms of the environment, food safety, and economic and trade issues? The various and often diverging answers to this question were discussed at the workshop on Challenges and Risks of GMOs - What Risk Analysis is Appropriate? Options for Future Policy Making... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 379.00
Part of the series Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants, Oilseeds is devoted to oil-producing field crops such as soybeans, oilseed rape, peanuts, sunflowers, Indian mustard, Brassica rapa, black mustard and flax. Related crops having multiple uses are also included. more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2007; US$ 299.00
Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants presents the current status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest. The focus is on genetic and physical mapping, positioning, cloning, monitoring of desirable genes by molecular breeding and the most recent advances in genomics. The series comprises seven volumes: Cereals... more...
- Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2006; US$ 379.00
Part of a seven-volume series, this book covers Cereals and Millets, which provide staple food for most of the earth?s population. The text reviews advanced research on major crops including maize and rice, as well as research on cereals and millets. more...
- Elsevier Science 1999; US$ 335.00
Brassica crop species and their allies ( Raphanus, Sinapis, Eruca, etc.) are important sources of edible roots, stems, leaves, buds and inflorescences, as well as of edible or industrial oils, condiments and forage. Many well known names of plants or plant products, such as kale, cabbage, brocolli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kohl-rabi, Chinese... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 289.00
Genomics research has great potential to revolutionize the discipline of plant breeding in order to realize the future needs of an ever growing human population. Several high-throughput approaches, genomics platforms and strategies are currently available for applying genomics to crop breeding. However, high costs invested in/associated with genomics... more...
- Springer Netherlands 2007; US$ 349.00
Genomics research has great potential to revolutionize the discipline of plant breeding. This two-volume set provides a critical assessment of genomics tools and approaches for crop breeding. Volume 1, entitled "Genomics Approaches and Platforms", illustrates state-of-the-art genomics approaches and platforms presently available for crop improvement.... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 208.95
This book brings together the knowledge from and tools for genetic and genomic research into oomycetes to help solve the problems this pathogen poses to crops and animals. Armed with the information presented here, researchers can use oomycete data to solve practical problems and gain insight into future areas of interest. Key Features: ... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 252.95
Reproductive Genomics in Domestic Animals is a thorough examination of genomics in the livestock industry, encompassing genome sciences, genome biotechnology, and reproduction. Recent developments in molecular genetics and genomics have enabled scientists to identify and characterize genes contributing to the complexity of reproduction in domestic... more...