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.
- Highlights recent developments in agriculture due to biotechnology
- Relates the effect of climate change in agriculture to the development of new crops
- Describes the application of metabolic engineering in the development of new genetically modified plants
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|Size: ||4.3 MB|
|Date published: || 2016|
|ISBN: ||9780444636720 (DRM-PDF)|
|Read Aloud: ||not allowed|