Agricultural Biotechnology

Agricultural Biotechnology

eBook - 1998
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Integrates basic biotechnological methodologies with agricultural practices, providing solutions to specific agricultural needs and problems from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. Thirty-six contributions are grouped within the four major areas of modern agricultural biotechnology: biotechnology of plants and specific crops, including genetic engineering for yield and quality traits, metabolite production, rapid clonal propagation, and germplasm conservation; microbial agro-biotechnology, including new approaches to plant pest control, bioremediation, and fermentation of agricultural products; livestock biotechnology, including genetic manipulations for improving fertility and reproduction, growth, milk quality, egg production, disease control, and gene-pharming; and marine biotechnology, including the use and improvement of fish, macro-, and micro-algae for food and biochemical production and environmental uses. Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
Publisher: New York : Marcel Dekker, [1998], ©1998
ISBN: 9780585157474
Branch Call Number: 631 Ag
Description: xiv, 770 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm


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