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More About This Title Handbook of Plant Biotechnology 2V Set
* the techniques of plant genetic modification - applications of plant biotechnology, crop improvement in agriculture and a production system for pharmaceutical proteins
* ethics and safety issues - public perception, public relations, scale-up and testing, and legislation within the business of plant biotechnology.
List of Contributors.
PART ONE: INTRODUCTION TO PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY.
PART TWO: PLANT GENETIC MODIFICATION: TRANSGENES AND TRANSFORMATION.
Section One: Plant Gene Isolation and Characterization: Non-Genomic Sequences.
Section Two: Molecular Assisted Breeding for Multi-Genic Traits.
Section Three: Plant Genomics.
PART THREE: PLANT GENETIC MODIFICATION: GENE ISOLATION.
PART FOUR: AGRONOMIC TRAITS.
PART FIVE: QUALITY AND YIELD.
PART SIX: DEVELOPMENTAL TRAITS.
PART SEVEN: A PRODUCTION SYSTEM FOR INDUSTRIAL AND PHARMACEUTICAL PROTEINS.
PART EIGHT: NON-FOOD CROPS.
PART NINE: RISK ASSESSMENT OF TRANSGENIC CROPS.
PART TEN: COMMERCIALISATION.
Section One: Perspectives on Proprietry Technology and Patents.
Section Two: Customer and Consumer Perspectives.
Section Three: Product Commercialisation Examples.
PART ELEVEN: PLANT BIOTECHNOLOGY IN DEVELOPING COUNTRIES.
Appendix A: Plant Biotechnology Commercial Products.
Appendix B: Key Plant Biotechnology Patents.
"...this book should be a valuable reference and useful handbook for the near future." (CHOICE, February 2005)
"...an excellent getup, layout and print of text, figures, graphs and tables at an opportune, justifiable price may be attested to the Wiley-VCH publisher." (Starke, 2004; Vol 56; No. 10)
"These two volumes are published at an ideal time. Researchers, faculty, students, anyone active in plant sciences or the food industry will find this reference valuable." (E-STREAMS, November 2004)
"...will certainly help students and practitioners to understand its potentials, limitations and diverse applications..." (Plant Pathology, Vol. 53, No.5, October 2004)
"...a comprehensive guide to plant biotechnology..." (Food Science & Technology Abstracts, Vol 37 (9) 2005)