1st Edition

Plant Biotechnology

ISBN 9780367175047
Published January 14, 2019 by CRC Press
436 Pages

USD $240.00

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Book Description

Plant Biotechnology comprehensively covers different aspects of the subject based on the latest outcomes of this field. Topics such as tissue culture, nutrient medium, micronutrients, macronutrients, solidifying agents/supporting systems, and growth regulators have been dealt with extensively. The book also discusses in detail plant genetic engineering for productivity and performance, resistance to herbicides, insect resistance, resistance to abiotic stresses, molecular marker aided breeding, molecular markers, types of markers, and biochemical markers. Different aspects of important issues in plant biotechnology, commercial status and public acceptance, biosafety guidelines, gene flow and IPR have been also thoroughly examined. This book caters to the needs of graduate, postgraduate and researchers.

Please note: This volume is Co-published with The Energy and Resources Institute Press, New Delhi. Taylor & Francis does not sell or distribute the Hardback in India, Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka

Table of Contents

1. Tissue Culture 2. Tissue-culture Applications 3. Plant Transformation Technology 4. Plant Genetic Engineering for Productivity and Performance 5. Molecular Marker-aided Breeding 6. Application of Plant Biotechnology 7. Biotechnological Applications 8. Important Issues in Plant Biotechnology


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S Umesha is Associate Professor at the Department of Biotechnology in University of Mysore. He did his doctorate in Applied Botany from University of Mysore and postdoctorate from Virginia Tech University, USA. His fields of specialization include plant biotechnology, molecular diagnostics of plant/animal pathogens, and host–pathogen interactions.