1st Edition

Microbial Biotechnology in Horticulture, Vol. 2

Edited By R C Ray, O.P. Ward Copyright 2008
    366 Pages
    by CRC Press

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    Plant genetic engineering has revolutionized our ability to produce genetically improved plant varieties. Large proportions of our major crops have undergone genetic improvement through the use of recombinant DNA technology, and micro-organisms play an important role in this development. The book focuses on genetic engineering of plants for horticulture.

    Plant Genetic Engineering: General Applications, Legislations and Issues
    Plant Genetic Engineering: Horticultural Applications
    Plant Genetic Engineering: A Tip of Microbial Iceberg
    Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Significance in Horticulture
    Mycorrhizal Symbiosis -An Indispensable: Component of the Plant Culture
    Application of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in the Production of Fruits and Ornamental Crops
    Baculoviruses: Molecular Biology and Advances in Their Development as Biological Pest Control Agents in Agriculture and Horticulture
    Natural Antimicrobials to Improve Storage and Shelf Life of Fresh Fruits, Vegetables and Cut Flowers
    Mycotoxins in Fruits and Fruit-derived Products-An Overview


    Ray, R C ; Ward, O.P.