Plants, Genes and Crop Biotechnology
Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Maarten J. Chrispeels
Publication Date :
1 Jan 2002
2 Rev ed
Jones and Bartlett Publishers and the American Society of Plant Biologists have teamed up for the Second Edition of Plants, Genes, and Crop Biotechnology. The essays collected in this text bring together aspects of genetics and plant breeding, molecular biology and genetic engineering, plant development and reproduction, soils and plant nutrition, agro-ecology and the sustainability of agricultural practices, population increases and the difficulty of eradicating hunger, pest control practices and their environmental consequences, and the role of biotechnology in modern crop production.