1st Edition

Rice Science: Biotechnological and Molecular Advancements




ISBN 9781771886925
Published December 18, 2018 by Apple Academic Press
354 Pages 23 Color & 28 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

A significant crop in our global society, rice is a staple food product for over half of the world’s population. New technologies are being researched and utilized for increasing the overall production of strong rice crops throughout the world. This book focuses on the new areas of research on the most recent biotechnological and molecular techniques to aid in this endeavor. The researchers who have contributed to this compendium are international leaders in their respective fields. The original research included in the volume is strengthened through the addition of surveys, reviews, success stories, and other aspects that impact the global agricultural industry.

Table of Contents

Emerging Trends of A20/AN1 Zinc-Finger Proteins in Improving Rice Productivity Under Abiotic Stress

Subramanian Radhesh Krishnan, Pandiyan Muthuramalingam, Chakravarthi Mohan, and Manikandan Ramesh

Potent Avenues for Conferring Salinity Tolerance in Rice

Tushar Khare and Vinay Kumar

Salt Stress Responses of Glycophytic Rice and Halophytic Rice: Physiological, Biochemical, and Molecular Aspects

Deepak Shelke, Ganesh Nikalje, and Parmeshwar Kumar Sahu

Technological Development for Abiotic Stress (AbS) in Rice

Pandiyan Muthuramalingam, Subramanian Radhesh Krishnan, Deepak Kumar Verma, and Manikandan Ramesh

Assessment of Aromatic Content and In-Vitro Responses in Traditional Indian Rice Varieties

Srinivasan Balamurugan, Shanmugaraj Bala Murugan, Inchakalody P. Varghese, Ashwini Malla, Kantilal V. Wakte, Sarika Mathure, Altafhusain B. Nadaf, and Ramalingam Sathishkumar

Biochemical Evaluation of Irrigated Flooded Transplanted and Aerobic Rice (Oryza sativa L.): A Review

Manisha Kumari, Bavita Asthir, Deepak Kumar Verma, and Vishal Singh

Agrobacterium-Mediated Genetic Transformation Practices for Improvement of Rice Quality and Production

Aziz Ahmad

Molecular Markers and Marker Assisted Selection (MAS) Towards Yield and Quality Improvement in Rice

Rukmini Mishra, Jatindra Nath Mohanty, Deepak Kumar Verma, Raj Kumar Joshi, and Prem Prakash Srivastav

The CRISPR/Cas Genome Editing System and Its Application in Rice Improvement

Rukmini Mishra, Satyabrata Nanda, and Raj Kumar Joshi

Role of Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology as a Molecular Advance Tool and Trend in Quality Improvement of Rice Crop

Aziz Ahmad, Deepak Kumar Verma, and Prem Prakash Srivastav

Association Mapping in Rice: High Resolution Mapping Technique for Complex Traits

Parmeshwar Kumar Sahu, Deepak Sharma, Vikash Kumar, Suvendu Mondal, Gautam Vishwakarma, and B. K. Das

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Biography

Deepak Kumar Verma is an agricultural science professional and is currently a PhD Research Scholar with specialization in food processing engineering at the Agricultural and Food Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, West Bengal, India. In 2012, he received a DST-INSPIRE Fellowship for PhD study by the Department of Science & Technology (DST) of the Ministry of Science and Technology by the Government of India. He is currently doing research on “Isolation and Characterization of Aroma Volatile and Flavoring Compounds from Aromatic and Non-Aromatic Rice Cultivars of India.”

Prem Prakash Srivastav, PhD, is an Associate Professor of Food Science and Technology in the Agricultural and Food Engineering Department at the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, in West Bengal, India. He teaches various undergraduate- to PhD-level courses as well as guides many research projects at the PhD, master’s, and undergraduate levels. His research interests include the development of specially designed convenience, functional and therapeutic foods; extraction of nutraceuticals; and the development of various low-cost food processing machineries. He has published research papers in peer-reviewed international and national journals.

Altafhusain Nadaf, PhD, is an Associate Professor in the Department of Botany at Savitribai Phule Pune University in Pune, India, a position he has held for the past 13 years. His area of expertise is the biochemistry and molecular genetics of scented rice. His research accolades include being awarded the Erasmus Mundus Action 2 India4EU II scholarship to teach at the University of Bolgona, Italy, as a Visiting Professor in 2014 as well as earning the DST-BOYSCAST Fellowship to work as a Visiting Fellow at the Centre for Plant Conservation Genetics, Southern Cross University, Lismore, Australia. He is currently working as a reviewer for many international journals and has more than 50 research papers published in similar peer-reviewed entities.