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Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants

Author: Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 0203910842

Category: Science

Page: 720

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Contains case studies illustrating the cell culture production of pigments, flavors, and antineoplastic compounds Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants covers topics that range from food to fragrances to fuel. It includes discussions of technologies and research on the engineering, synthesis, utilization, and control of primary and secondary plant metabolites such as carbohydrates, amino acids, lipids, polymers, proteins, and phytochemicals for industrial, pharmaceutical, and food and feed applications. The editors put the emphasis on recent methods in farming, plant propagation, and breeding and modern procedures to formulate more effective biopharmaceuticals.
Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants
Language: en
Pages: 720
Authors: Kirsi-Marja Oksman-Caldentey, Wolfgang H. Barz
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-08-14 - Publisher: CRC Press

Contains case studies illustrating the cell culture production of pigments, flavors, and antineoplastic compounds Plant Biotechnology and Transgenic Plants covers topics that range from food to fragrances to fuel. It includes discussions of technologies and research on the engineering, synthesis, utilization, and control of primary and secondary plant metabolites such
Transgenic Plants
Language: en
Pages: 492
Authors: Yelda Ozden Çiftçi
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-03-07 - Publisher: BoD – Books on Demand

Development of efficient transformation protocols is becoming a complementary strategy to conventional breeding techniques for the improvement of crops. Thus, Transgenic Plants - Advances and Limitations covers the recent advances carried on improvement of transformation methods together with assessment of the impact of genetically transformed crops on biosafety. Each chapter
Transgenic Plants in Agriculture
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Axel Kahn
Categories: Plant genetic engineering
Type: BOOK - Published: 1999 - Publisher: John Libbey Eurotext

Axel Kahn's book, published late in 1996, which provided an overview of the opinions expressed by the Commission of Biomolecular Engineering about genetically modified plants, was a great success. Given the scale and importance of the phenomenon, the French Ministry of Agriculture and publishers John Libbey Eurotext have decided to
Transgenic Medicinal Plants
Language: en
Pages: 372
Authors: Y.P.S. Bajaj
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-12-06 - Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

Comprising 26 chapters, this volume deals with the genetic transformation of medicinal plants. It describes methods to obtain plants resistant to insects, diseases, herbicides, and plants with an increased production of compounds of medicinal and pharmaceutical importance. The plant species included are Ajuga reptans, Anthemis nobilis, Astragalus spp., Atropa belladonna,
Plant Biotechnology Handbook
Language: en
Pages: 550
Authors: NIIR Board
Categories: Science
Type: BOOK - Published: 2004-04-15 - Publisher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES

Plant biotechnology is a precise process in which scientific techniques are used to develop molecular and cellular based technologies to improve plant productivity, quality and health; to improve the quality of plant products; or to prevent, reduce or eliminate constraints to plant productivity caused by diseases, pest organisms and environmental