Plant Biotechnology

1st Edition

Hiru Ranabhatt, Renu Kapor

WPI Publishing
Published May 31, 2018
Reference - 526 Pages - 52 B/W Illustrations
ISBN 9789385059339 - CAT# K387957
Series: Woodhead Publishing India in Agriculture

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Features

  • This book on plant biotechnology contains 27 chapters.
  • The book caters to the requirement of the syllabus prescribed by various universities for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Agricultural Engineering.

Summary

This book summarises various aspects of plant biotechnology and is divided into 27 chapters. This edition discusses: plant cell culture and development, plant tissue culture, micropropagation, germplasm storage, haploid plants, triploid plants, in vitro pollination and fertilisation, protoplast isolation and culture, somatic cell hybridisation, synthetic seeds, plant breeding, plant derived vaccines, genetically modified foods, improving photosynthesis and crop yield, insect resistant plants, fungus resistant plants, virus resistant plants, ornamental plants, medicinal plants, recombinant DNA, molecular markers, intellectual property rights. Chapters on nanotechnology for micronutrients in soil-plant systems are a unique feature of the book.

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