biotechnology plant Books

  • Recent Advances in Plant Biotechnology

    The primary purpose of this book is to tell the reader what plant biotechnology is all about – progressing from its roots in the basic sciences to its current applications in the biological and agricultural sciences, industry, and medicine. These widespread applications signal the fact that plant biotechnology is increasingly gaining in ...

  • Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyond

    Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture 2006 and Beyond is a collection of papers presented at the XIth international congress of the International Association of Plant Tissue Culture & Biotechnology (IAPTC&B). It continues the long tradition of the IAPTC&B to publish the proceedings of its quadrennial congresses. It provides an up-to-date ...

  • Plant Metabolomics

    Metabolomics – which deals with all metabolites of an organism – is a rapidly-emerging sector of post-genome research fields. It plays significant roles in a variety of fields from medicine to agriculture and holds a fundamental position in functional genomics studies and their application in plant biotechnology.This volume comprehensively covers ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation VI

    This volume, sixth in the series High-Tech and Micropropagation, contains 27 chapters arranged in two sections:I. Ornamental and Aromatic Plants: amaryllis, Anthurium, Blandfordia, bromeliads, Campanula, Coleus, Ctenanthe, Cyclamen, Daphne, Dracaena, Gerbera, Helianthemum, Leucojum, Mammillaria, Maranta, Mediocactus, Mussaenda, Narcissus, ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants V

    27 chapter cover the distribution, economic importance,conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture,and in vitro production of important medicinal andpharmaceutical compounds in various species of Ajuga,Allium, Ambrosia, Artemisia, Aspilia, Atractylodes,Callitris, Choisya, Cinnamomum, Coluria, Cucumis, Drosera,Daucus, ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation IV

    In continuation from the previous three volumes 17, 18, and 19 on High-Tech and Micropropagation this volume presents 29 chapters on the propagation of ornamental plants through modern biotechnological methods. The species covered include Alstromeria, Antirrhinum, Begonia, Chrysanthemum, Cornus, Euphorbia, Gardenia, Gladiolus, Hyacinthus, ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants IX

    This volume comprises twenty-four chapters dealing with the distribution, importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and the in vitro production of important medicinal and pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Agave, Anthemis, Aralia, Blackstonia, Catha, Catharanthus, Cephalocereus, Clerodendron, ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants X

    Like the previous nine volumes published between 1988 and 1996, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants X is unique in its approach. It comprises 22 chapters dealing with the distribution, importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and the in vitro production of important medicinal and pharmaceutical compounds in various ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VI

    27 chapters cover the distribution, economic importance,conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culturestudies, and in vitro production of important medicinal andother pharmaceutical compounds in various species ofAnchusa, Brucea, Catharanthus, Chrysanthemum, Coleus,Corydalis, Coreopsis, Emilia, Ginkgo, ...

  • Somatic Embryogenesis

    Somatic embryogenesis, the initiation of embryos from previously differentiated somatic cells, is a unique process in plants. This volume expands our view of a subject that is important for plant biotechnology, genetics, cell biology, development, and agricultural applications. All chapters present the latest research progress, including ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants XI

    Medicinal and Aromatic Plants XI comprises 24 chapters. It deals with the distribution, importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and the in vitro production of important medicinal and pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Anagallis, Azadirachta, Centranthus, Costus, Cuphea, Dioscorea, Drosera, ...

  • Transgenic Crops IV

    Genetic engineering is a powerful tool for crop improvement. Crop biotechnology before 2001 was reviewed in Transgenic Crops I-III, but recent advances in plant cell and molecular biology have prompted the need for new volumes.Transgenic Crops IV deals with cereals, vegetables, root crops, herbs and spices. Section I is an introductory chapter on ...

  • High-Tech and Micropropagation V

    This volume, fifth in the series High-Tech and Micropropagation, contains 24 chapters arranged in the following three sections:I. Vegetables and Fruits: garlic, Amaranthus, Brassica oleracea, pepper, watermelon, cassava, banana, Myrtus communis, passionfruit, Polymnia sonchifolia, pepino, and spinach.II. Grasses: bamboos, Caustis dioica, ...

  • Plant Developmental Biology - Biotechnological Perspectives

    Understanding the mechanisms whereby plant development is regulated is crucial for crop improvement using genetic engineering. This work, comprising two volumes, reviews recent advances in plant developmental biology and explores the possibility of their practical applications from biotechnological perspectives.Volume 1 deals with the plant model ...

  • Medicinal and Aromatic Plants VIII

    This volume contains twenty-six chapters on the biotechnology of medicinal and aromatic plants. It deals with the distribution, economic importance, conventional propagation, micropropagation, tissue culture studies, and the in vitro production of important medicinal and pharmaceutical compounds in various species of Achillea, Anethum, Aquilaria, ...

  • Plant Developmental Biology - Biotechnological Perspectives

    This work, comprising two volumes, reviews recent advances in plant developmental biology and explores the possibility of their biotechnological applications. The work is a key reference for plant breeders, researchers and graduate ...

  • Brassica

    Recent advances in plant cell and molecular biology have opened new avenues for the improvement of crop plants in the genus 'Brassica' - oilseeds and vegetables of worldwide economic importance. This volume reviews advances in various areas of 'Brassica' biotechnology. It covers the use of rapid-cycle brassicas, tissue culture and gene transfer, ...

  • Cotton

    The growing global population poses the challenge to the scientific community of doubling or tripling the food, feed and fiber production by the year 2050. Biotechnology can make a significant contribution to this effort. This volume reviews the use of biotechnology in cotton, which is the leading plant fiber crop worldwide and grown commercially ...

  • Microbial Strategies for Crop Improvement

    This book presents the multidisciplinary nature and the many fascinating aspects of microbiological approaches for crop improvement in both conventional and stressed soils where quality and safety are the key concerns. The major goal is to provide a cross-section of the latest accomplishments and envisaged future directions in these areas. It ...

  • Biotechnological Approaches in Biocontrol of Plant Pathogens

    Biological control offers a promising alternative to chemical control which can have adverse environmental implications. This volume contains 16 articles describing the most modern topics in biocontrol of plant pathogens, including risk analysis for the release of microbial antagonists, genetic engineering and application of tissue culture. ...

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