Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects (Paperback)
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Plant Biotechnology: Experience and Future Prospects (Paperback)

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Paperback 291 Pages / Published: 17/09/2016
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Written in easy to follow language, the book presents cutting-edge agriculturally relevant plant biotechnologies and applications in a manner that is accessible to all. This book introduces the scope and method of plant biotechnologies and molecular breeding within the context of environmental analysis and assessment, a diminishing supply of productive arable land, scarce water resources and climate change. Authors who have studied how agro ecosystems have changed during the first decade and a half of commercial deployment review effects and stress needs that must be considered to make these tools sustainable.

Publisher: Springer International Publishing AG
ISBN: 9783319345413
Number of pages: 291
Weight: 4686 g
Dimensions: 235 x 155 x 17 mm
Edition: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 201


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"These Contributions by internationally recognized agriculture experts on the future prospects of biotechnology emphasize the many challenges in the next half-century: climate, energy, food, land degradation, and loss of biodiversity-all exacerbated by population increases demanding dramatic improvements in food security, particularly in the developing world and semi-arid tropics. ... Summing Up: Recommended. All levels of students, researchers/faculty, and professionals/practitioners." (W. Loescher, Choice, Vol. 52 (8), April, 2015)

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