1st Edition

Agricultural Biotechnology Food Security Hot Spots

    432 Pages 52 B/W Illustrations
    by CRC Press

    This book presents strategies and techniques highlighting the sustainability and application of microbial and agricultural biotechnologies to ensure food production and security. This book includes different aspects of applications of Artificial Intelligence in agricultural systems, genetic engineering, human health and climate change, recombinant DNA technology, metabolic engineering and so forth. Post-harvest extension of food commodities, environmental detoxification, proteomics, metabolomics, genomics, bioinformatics and metagenomic analysis are discussed as well.


    • Reviews technological advances in microbial biotechnology for sustainable agriculture using Artificial Intelligence and molecular biology approach
    • Provides information on the fusion between microbial biotechnology and agriculture
    • Specifies the influence of climate changes on livestock, agriculture and environment
    • Discusses sustainable agriculture for food security and poverty alleviation
    • Explores current biotechnology advances in food and agriculture sectors for sustainable crop production

    This book is aimed at researchers and graduate students in agriculture, food engineering, metabolic engineering and bioengineering.

    Chapter 1. Agricultural System Modeling and Analysis
    Sherine F. Mansour and Nabil Ibrahim Elsheery

    Chapter 2. A Discourse beyond Food Security and Environmental Security: Dear Epistemic Community, Should We Consider Agro-Security?
    Ayodeji Anthony Aduloju and Temitayo Adedeji Adedoyin

    Chapter 3. The Epistemic Communities, Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO) and Food Security in the Third World
    Ayodeji Anthony Aduloju, Omolara Victoria Akinyemi and Temitayo Adedeji Adedoyin

    Chapter 4. Recent Advances in Application of Biostimulants Derived from Beneficial Microorganisms: Agriculture and Environmental Perspective
    Chioma Bertha Ehis-Eriakha and Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji

    Chapter 5. Genome Engineering in Agriculturally Beneficial Microorganisms Using CRISPR-Cas9 Technology
    Darshan T. Dharajiya, Yogesh R. Patel, Kapil K. Tiwari and L. D. Parmar

    Chapter 6. AI-Based Agricultural Knowledge System
    Sherine F. Mansour and Nabil Ibrahim Elsheery

    Chapter 7. Augmentation of Precision Agriculture by Application of Artificial Intelligence
    Binny Naik, Ashir Mehta and Manan Shah

    Chapter 8. Modes of Action of Beneficial Microorganism as a Typical Example of Microbial Pesticides
    O.P Ikhimalo and A.M Ugbenyen

    Chapter 9. Genetically Modified Orange: From Farm to Food the Undiscovered Medicinal and Food Benefits
    Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Muhammad Akram, Olugbenga Samuel Michael, Benjamin Ewa Ubi, Chioma Bertha Ehis-Eriakha, Arish Sohail, Juliana Bunmi Adetunji, Hina Anwar, Oluwaseyi Paul Olaniyan, Khurram Shahzad, Mehwish Iqbal, Wadzani Dauda Palnam and Neera Bhalla Sarin

    Chapter 10. Advancing Aquaculture with Artificial Intelligence
    Nivedita Patel, Shireen Patel, Pranav Parekh, and Manan Shah

    Chapter 11. A Computational Approach for Prediction and Modelling of Agricultural Crop Using Artificial Intelligence
    Het K. Patel and Manan Shah

    Chapter 12.Artificial Intelligence in Crop Monitoring
    Dineesha Soni, Priya Patel, and Manan Shah

    Chapter 13. Application of Microbial Enzyme in Food Biotechnology
    Oseni Kadiri, Temitope Omolayo Fasuan, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Deepak Panpatte,Olugbenga Samuel Micheal, Daniel Ingo Hefft and Juliana Bunmi Adetunji

    Chapter 14. Nanosensor Technology for Smart Intelligent Agriculture
    Suresh Kaushik

    Chapter 15. Artificial Intelligence-aided Bioengineering of Eco-friendly Microbes for Food Production: Policy and Security Issues in a Developing Society
    Wilson Nwankwo, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Kingsley Eghonghon Ukhurebor and Samuel Makinde

    Chapter 16. Recent Developments and Application of Potato Plant-Based Polymers

    Omorefosa Osarenkhoe Osemwegie, Abiola Folakemi Olaniran, Clinton Emeka Okonkwo, A. Adewumi, Oluwakemi Christianah Erinle, G.O. Egharevba, A.A. Inyinbor, and Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji

    Chapter 17. The Introduction of Biotechnology into Food Engineering
    Daniel Ingo Hefft

    Chapter 18. Plant Resident Microorganisms: A Boon for Plant Disease Management
    Ajit Kumar Savani, E. Rajeswari, Bandana Saikia, Ashok Bhattacharyya, and K. Dinesh

    Chapter 19. Application of Remote Sensing in Smart Agriculture Using Artificial Intelligence
    Krishi Godhani, Adit Patel, Devdutt Thakkar and Manan Shah

    Chapter 20. Trends in Processing, Preservation of Tomatoes and Its Allied Products: A Review
    Abiola Folakemi Olaniran, Omorefosa Osarenkhoe Osemwegie, Oluwaseun Peter Bamidele, Yetunde Mary Iranloye, Clinton Emeka Okonkwo, Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, and Oluwakemi Christianah Erinle

    Chapter 21. Relevance of Natural Bioresources and Their Application in Pharmaceutical, Food and Environment
    Olugbemi T. Olaniyan and Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji

    Chapter 22. Genetically Modified and Wild Potatoes: Depository of Biologically Active Compounds and Essential Nutrients
    Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Muhammad Akram, Olugbenga Samuel Michael, Benjamin Ewa Ubi, Oluwaseyi Paul Olaniyan, Rabia Zahid, Ruth Ebunoluwa Bodunrinde, Rumaisa Ansari, Juliana Bunmi Adetunji, Areeba Imtiaz,  Osahon Itohan Roli, Wadzani Palnam Dauda, and Neera Bhalla Sarin

    Chapter 23. Recent Advances in the Application of Metagenomic in Promoting Food Security, Human Health, and Environmental Sustainability
    Olugbemi T. Olaniyan and Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji


    Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Deepak Gopalrao Panpatte, Yogeshvari Kishorsinh Jhala