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Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology: Concepts, Methods and Agronomic Applications

By: Yves Tourte

216 pages, Figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Paperback | Dec 2005 | #155201 | ISBN: 1578083567
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About this book

Introductory text for students of genetics is general and the students of agronomy as the book gives numerous agronomic applications.


Contents

Introduction; Some Basic Concepts of Biology; Biology and Plant Physiology; Agronomy; Cellular and Molecular Biology; Plant Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering; A New Science but an Old Partner of Agriculture; In Vitro Culture; Gene Transfer in Plants; Plant Biotechnology and Other Biotechnologies; Applications of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering; Examples of the Impact of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering on Agronomy; Plant Biotechnology and Bio-industries; Plant Biotechnology and Bioethics; Evaluation of Risks; Evaluation of Advantages; Regulatory Mechanisms; Conclusion. The Future of Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering in Plants; Exercises; Glossary

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