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Advances in Botanical Research, Volume 34: Biotechnology of Cereals

Series: Advances in Botanical Research Volume: 34

Edited By: Peter R Shewry, Paul A Lazzeri and Keith J Edwards

Academic Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | #122658 | ISBN: 0120059347
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NHBS Price: £165.00 $202/€185 approx

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This latest volume surveys opportunities and applications of biotechnology in improvement of cereal production, protection, and end use quantity. It will appeal to a broad readership, from academics to industry. It includes explanations of the technologies involved and discusses their applications. It is the only current volume which covers the full range of applications of biotechnology to cereals, thus providing the best available coverage of the topic in a single volume. The chapters it contains on transformation and end use quality are very topical and likely to attract great interest. Advances in Botanical Research is a multi-volume publication that brings together reviews by recognized experts on subjects of importance to those involved in botanical research. First published in 1963, Advances in Botanical Research has earned a reputation for excellence in the field for more than thirty years. In 1995, Advances in Botanical Research was merged with Advances in Plant Pathology to provide one comprehensive resource for the plant science community, with equal coverage of plant pathology and botany in both thematic and mixed volumes. Now edited by J.A. Callow (University of Birmingham, UK), supported by an international Editorial Board, Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics which will appeal to post-graduates and researchers in plant sciences including botany, plant biochemistry, plant pathology and plant physiology. Eclectic volumes in the serial are supplemented by thematic volumes on such topics as Plant Protein Kinases, and Plant Trichomes. In 1999, the Institute for Scientific Information released figures showing that Advances in Botanical Research has an Impact Factor of 4.378, placing it 8th in the highly competitive category of Plant Sciences.

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