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- Elsevier Science 2000; US$ 255.00
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 259.00
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-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 399.00
Part of the "Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants" series, this book provides information on Oilseeds. It covers oil-producing field crops such as soybeans, oilseed rape, peanuts, sunflowers, Indian mustard, Brassica rapa, black mustard and flax. It also covers several crops with other uses besides yielding oils. more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2007; US$ 309.00
Part of a series that presents the status of the elucidation and improvement of plant genomes of economic interest, this volume includes plants of great agricultural importance. It contains a chapter on cotton, an important fiber crop. It offers reviews on oil palm, coffee, tea, cocoa, and rubber, describing traditional breeding. 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 2006; US$ 399.00
Part of the series "Genome Mapping and Molecular Breeding in Plants", this book covers Cereals and Millets, which form the leading group of field crops, providing staple food for most of the earth's population. It emphasises on advanced research on the major crops, including the model plants maize and rice, and on road maps of genomic... 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...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 195.95
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: Offers... more...
- Wiley 2011; US$ 236.95
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...
- Springer 2007; US$ 399.00
Includes reviews in 15 chapters contributed by 47 eminent scientists from 10 countries. This work presents fundamental aspects and molecular results for eight "orphan crops" of high agroeconomic importance, including mungbean, lentil, chickpea, lathyrus, pigeonpea, sweet potato, cassava, and yam. more...