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Plant Genetic Engineering Series Vol 2 : Improvement of Food Crops

Author Name : Rana P. Singh and Pawan K. Jaiwal

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  • Publisher : Studium Press LLC
  • Edition : 1st
  • ISBN 10 : 1-930813-03-1
  • Page no : 375
  • Publication Year : 2003
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The world population is expected to increase from about 6.5 billion at present to billion at present to 10 billion by 2050. Much of this in crease will be in developing countries. The burgeoning population, degradation of environment and depletion of natural resources have put a tougher challenge before man of food and nutrition security for all. Recent advances in in-vitro regeneration and new genetic technologies during the past two decades have shown that they can help to improve the crops in more precise and faster ways as compared to traditional Mendelian methods. The transgenic crops based on novel genetic combinations created by moving genes across sexual barriers are now becoming available and some of them are moving to market for the end users. This volume contains 14 chapters on current status, state of art, applications and limitations of gene technology to increase the productivity and quality of major food crops e.g. rice, wheat, maize, oat, barley, pearl millet, sorghum, legumes, Brassica rapa, Indian mustard and cassava to meet the increasing demand for food in the future. Each chapter in this volume is prepared by distinguished scientists who have made significant contributions to the respective crops
Title Plant Genetic Engineering Series Vol 2 : Improvement of Food Crops
Table of Content Apple stem pitting vinls, Apple chlorotic leaf spot virus, pple stem grooving virus, Citnls leaf blotch vinls, Citrus psorosis virus, Indian citrus ring spot virus, Banana Viruses, Papaya ring spot virus, Watermelon mosaic virus, Grapevine Viruses, Grapevine Leaf roll Associated Viruses, Grapevine rupestris stem pitting-associated virus, Viral Diseases of Some Important Spice Crops, Apricot latent virus and Peach Asteroid Spot Disease, green ring mottle virus, necrotic ring spot virus.
Page No. 375
Author's Name Rana P. Singh and Pawan K. Jaiwal
Publisher Studium Press LLC
Year Of Publication 2003
ISBN 10 1-930813-03-1
ISBN 13 No
About The Book No
Binding type N/A
Book Size(len) No
Series No
book size(hei) 9.7
Book size width 6.3
Edition 1st

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