Rice Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering: Biotechnology of Food Crops, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Rice Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering

Biotechnology of Food Crops, 1st Edition

By Paul Christou

CRC Press

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Paperback: 9781566761505
pub: 1994-09-27
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Description

Rice represents a unique opportunity for improvement through genetic engineering. This new book provides a detailed review of past and present developments in the genetic engineering of rice, as well as an informed examination of current genetic engineering material and methods.

Reviews

"This book provides a good entree into biotechnology and rice. . .The enduring strength of this book will be the context it will continue to provide for understanding subsequent research."

--Science and Technology

"The author has a strong and well-deserved reputation in the area of rice transformation, and the 'meat' of the book rather comprehensively presents the methods, explants, successes and failures, and limitations on data interpretation experienced in the field."

--Food Science and Technology

Table of Contents

Global Crop Callus and Suspension Cultures Rice Protoplasts Rice Transformation Rice Genes Introduced into Heterologous Systems Index

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
TEC012000
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Food Science