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Plant Biotechnology by Adrian Slater

Sustainability through Biotechnology Maarten J. Leaf Defence Edward E. Reducing the effects of viral diseases 9. Today, genetic manipulation provides a powerful tool for directing plant breeding.

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Strategies for stress tolerance Mantavya Patel marked it as to-read Aug 02, The book describes the techniques underpinning genetic manipulation in a clear, lucid manner, and this influential tool is used in practice.

Philip Robertson, David C. Fowler Successfully places the science in context by addressing the broader issues surrounding biotehcnology GM crop debate, ensuring a balanced overview of the subject Case studies and keynote boxes establish the agricultural and commercial background, giving students a wider view of the subject, and facilitating learning and revision Guides the student from the fundamentals to predicted future developments, providing a complete learning vehicle from basic concepts and methodology to the latest thinking Focuses on current issues and future developments to encourage students to engage biotchnology the broader issues surrounding genetic manipulation Online Resource Centre provides a range of accompanying materials for instructors and students, enriching the learning experience by providing access to the most recent developments in the field of plant biotechnology.

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Plant Biotechnology

Aboveground-Belowground Linkages Richard D. He was appointed as a lecturer in plant molecular biology at De Montfort University in and continues to lecture and carry out research in the genetic manipulation of plant development, genetics and microbiology. Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. It will also feature weblinks to relevant sites with additional information or discussion including those hosted by the protagonists of the GM debate.

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The Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants presents a balanced, objective exploration of the technology behind genetic manipulation, and the application of this technology to the growth and cultivation of plants. Fundamentals of Molecular Biology J. A consideration of strategies for engineering stress tolerance and the improvement of crop yield and quality, as well as the prospects for molecular farming.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and slster by publishing worldwide. The genetic manipulation of pest resistance 7: Plwnt Request an Inspection Copy. To ask other readers questions about Plant Biotechnologyplease sign up. Pathogens and Disease Patrik Bavoil.

Fowler The first textbook to cover this highly topical subject at a level and depth suitable for undergraduates Takes the reader from the basics of the subject including methodology through to the latest thinking Companion web site allows more comprehensive treatment of current topics Puts the science into perspective by addressing the wider issues surrounding the GM crops controversy Encourages the reader to answer questions and tackle problems throughout each chapter, increasing understanding and awareness of the issues involved Case studies and keynote boxes throughout the text facilitate learning and revision.

The book begins with a summary of current knowledge palnt plant genome organization and slaher expression, and continues with an introduction to techniques of plant tissue culture and genetic transformatio An overview of the production of genetically modified GM crops, with special attention given to the key scientific and technical advances underpinning their development.


Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The genetic manipulation of herbicide tolerance 6: Strategies for stress tolerance A consideration of the design of constructs for plant genetic manipulation precedes a series of chapters covering specific targets for GM crops.

Want to Read saving…. Strategies for engineering stress tolerance and the improvement of crop yield and quality are discussed, and the prospects for “molecular farming” are considered.

During a post-doctoral career that included periods at the University of Warwick and the NERC Institute of Virology and Environmental Microbiology, Oxford, he did research in various areas of microbial development and plant-virus interactions. Reducing the effects of viral diseases 9: Evolutionary Innovation Maureen D. Plant tissue culture 3.

Tears of the Tree John Loadman. Table of Contents 1: Oxford University Press is a department of the University of Oxford. The purpose of this book is to provide an overview of the production of GM crops, highlighting the key scientific and technical advances that underpin their development.

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Throughout history, humankind has pursued means to improve the yield of crop plants through selective plant breeding and hybridization.