Handbook of Plant Biotechnology

Handbook of Plant Biotechnology

by Zoe Eastwood (Editor)


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Plant biotechnology is involved with the modification of plants in order to produce desired characteristics. These characteristics include higher yield, disease resistance, drought tolerance and higher adaptability. It employs the scientific principles and techniques of genetic engineering and molecular biology in order to make desired modifications in plants for applications in agriculture. Some of the widely used techniques of this field include reverse breeding, marker assisted selection, genetic recombination and double haploidy among many others. This book studies, analyzes and upholds the pillars of plant biotechnology and its utmost significance in modern times. It aims to shed light on some of the unexplored aspects and the recent researches in this field. Students, researchers, experts and all associated with plant biotechnology will benefit alike from this book.

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ISBN-13: 9781641161114
Publisher: ML Books International
Publication date: 06/20/2019
Pages: 220
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.56(d)

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