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Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing

Opportunities and Challenges, 1st Edition

By Parmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha

CRC Press

637 pages

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An instructive and comprehensive overview of the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges discusses how biotechnology can improve the quality and productivity of agriculture and food products. It includes current topics such as GM foods, enzymes, and prod

Table of Contents

Fundamental Concepts: Biotechnology and its Role in Agriculture and Food Processing. Genomics in Agriculture and Food Processing. Biotechnology In Agriculture: Plant Cell and Tissue Culture Techniques in Crop Improvement. Genetic Transformation and Crop Improvement. Production of Biofertilizers. Production of Biopesticides. Biotechnology In Food Processing: Production of Fermented Foods. Functional Foods. Enzymes in Food Processing. Production of Polysaccharides. Production of Sweeteners. Production of Biocolours. Production of Bioflavors. Biotechnological Management Of Crop Residues & By-Products Of Agro-Industries: Production of Mushrooms. Value Addition of Agro-industrial Wastes and Residues.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MED009000
MEDICAL / Biotechnology
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science
TEC059000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Biomedical