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Molecular Biology in Crop Protection

Edited By: G Marshall and DR Walters

304 pages, 37 line illus, 26 b/w photos, 4 col illus

Chapman & Hall

Paperback | Dec 1994 | #35647 | ISBN: 0412544008
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Hardback | Dec 1994 | #35648 | ISBN: 0412543907
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About this book

The first book of its kind, with contributors from the academic and industrial world.


Contents

Part 1 Introduction: an introduction to molecular technology, Robert P. Finch. Part 2 Chemical and biological control: molecular approaches to the design of chemical crop protection agents, John B. Pillmoor and Steve G. Foster; molecular approaches to the design of biotic crop protection agents, Robert D. Possee and Linda A. King; molecular determinants for resistance to crop protection chemicals, Derek W. Hollomon and Jenny A. Butters. Part 3 Engineering resistance to diseases, herbicides and pests: molecular biology and genetic engineering to improve plant disease resistance, Eric Ward et al; molecular mechanisms - herbicides, David J. Cole; genetic manipulation of crops for insect resistance, Angharad M.R. Gatehouse and Vaughan A. Hilder; assessment and the impact and performance of transgenic plants, Alan McHughen. Part 4 Commercial and legislative aspects: a commercial view of biotechnology in crop protection, Mary C. Miller and Wayne Powell; environmental and regulatory aspects of using genetically-modified plants in the field, Thomas E. Nickson and Roy L. Fuchs; environmental and regulatory aspects of using genetically modified micro-organisms in the field, L. Anne Glover.


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