Books  Sustainable Development  Agriculture & Food 

Agricultural Biotechnology

Series: Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series Volume: 61

Edited By: A Altman

792 pages, Illus

CRC Press

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #57997 | ISBN: 0824794397
Availability: Usually dispatched within 6 days Details
NHBS Price: £184.00 $236/€217 approx

About this book

This work integrates basic biotechnological methodologies with up-to-date agricultural practices, offering solutions to specific agricultural needs and problems from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. It presents and evaluates the limitations of classical methodologies and the potential of novel and emergent agriculturally related biotechnologies.


Contents

Plant biotechnology: clonal germplasm; crop improvement; metabolite production. Microbial agro-biotechnology: biotechnology of plant pest control; biofertilization, fermentation and bioremediation. Livestock biotechnology: germplasm, reproduction andfertility; transgenic livestock - growth, milk and egg production; livestock diseases. Marine biotechnology: fish and marine invertebrates; macro- and micro-algae. Legal and public aspects.

Write a review

There are currently no reviews for this product. Be the first to review this product!

Bestsellers in this subject

Food for Free (40th Anniversary Edition)

NHBS Price: £24.99 $32/€29 approx

Microclimate: The Biological Environment

NHBS Price: £325.00 $417/€383 approx

Peppers: Vegetable and Spice Capsicums

NHBS Price: £44.99 $58/€53 approx

Construction Information for Dartington Hives

NHBS Price: £11.99 $15/€14 approx

Trees, Forested Landscapes and Grazing Animals

NHBS Price: £78.99 $101/€93 approx

VAT: GB 407 4846 44
NHBS Ltd is registered in England and Wales: 1875194