Plant Biotechnology

Adrian Slater

  • Bindwijze: Paperback
  • Taal: Engels
  • Categorie: Wetenschap & Natuur
  • Uitgever: Oxford University Press
  • ISBN: 9780199282616
  • Review:
The genetic manipulation of plants
Verschijningsdatum:maart 2008
Afmetingen:Afmeting: 24,6 x 19,2 x 1,7 cm
Aantal pagina's:400 pagina's
Auteur(s):Adrian Slater | Nigel Scott | Mark Fowler | Mark R. Fowler
Auteur(s):Adrian Slater | Nigel Scott | Mark Fowler | Mark R. Fowler


Plant Biotechnology 2e editie is een boek van Adrian Slater uitgegeven bij Oxford University Press. ISBN 9780199282616

Throughout history, humankind has pursued means to improve the yield of crop plants through selective plant breeding and hybridization. Today, genetic manipulation provides a powerful tool for directing plant breeding. But how is genetic manipulation implemented? What benefits can it offer? And what are the broader issues surrounding the use of this technology?

The second edition of Plant Biotechnology: The Genetic Manipulation of Crop Plants presents a balanced, objective exploration of the technology behind genetic manipulation, and the application of this technology to the growth and cultivation of plants. The book describes the techniques underpinning genetic manipulation in a clear, lucid manner, and this influential tool is used in practice.