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Plant biotechnology : the genetic manipulation of plants / Adrian Slater, Nigel W. Scott, Mark R. Fowler

By: Slater, Adrian
Contributor(s): Scott, Nigel W | Fowler, Mark R
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008Edition: 2nd edDescription: xxiii, 376 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 9780199254682Subject(s): Plant biotechnology | Plant genetic engineeringDDC classification: 580 G.L.P 2008 LOC classification: TP248.27.P55 | S59 2008
Contents:
Plant genomes: the organization and expression of plant genes -- Plant tissue culture -- Techniques for plant transformation -- Vectors for plant transformation -- The genetic manipulation of herbicide tolerance -- The genetic manipulation of pest resistance -- Plant disease resistance -- Reducing the effects of viral disease -- Strategies for engineering stress tolerance -- improvement of crop yield and quality -- Molecular farming -- Science and society: public acceptance of genetically modified crops -- Beyond genetically modified crops
Dissertation note: Includes index. Summary: This text provides an overview of the production of GM crops, highlighting the key scientific and technical advances that underpin their development. The text begins with a summary of current knowledge about plant genome organization and gene expression
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references and index

Plant genomes: the organization and expression of plant genes -- Plant tissue culture -- Techniques for plant transformation -- Vectors for plant transformation -- The genetic manipulation of herbicide tolerance -- The genetic manipulation of pest resistance -- Plant disease resistance -- Reducing the effects of viral disease -- Strategies for engineering stress tolerance -- improvement of crop yield and quality -- Molecular farming -- Science and society: public acceptance of genetically modified crops -- Beyond genetically modified crops

This text provides an overview of the production of GM crops, highlighting the key scientific and technical advances that underpin their development. The text begins with a summary of current knowledge about plant genome organization and gene expression

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