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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production

  • 1st Edition - September 15, 2016
  • Editors: Suresh Kumar Dubey, Ashok Pandey, Rajender Singh Sangwan
  • Language: English
  • Hardback ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 6 3 6 6 1 - 4
  • eBook ISBN:
    9 7 8 - 0 - 4 4 4 - 6 3 6 7 2 - 0

Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-… Read more

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Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge on agribiotechnology and describing world agriculture and the role biotechnology can play in ensuring food security over the next fifty years.

The book discusses the effects of climate change in agriculture and the resultant emergence of new crops, including drought tolerant and more nutritious plants. In addition, the book discusses insect and virus resistance in plants and outlines plant metabolic engineering for agriculture, genetically engineered plants, and microbial diseases.