From Plant Genomics to Plant Biotechnology

From Plant Genomics to Plant Biotechnology
Author: Palmiro Poltronieri,Natalija Burbulis,Corrado Fogher
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 274
Release: 2013-08-31
ISBN 10: 1908818476
ISBN 13: 9781908818478
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Plant Genomics to Plant Biotechnology Book Review:

With the appearance of methods for the sequencing of genomes and less expensive next generation sequencing methods, we face rapid advancements of the -omics technologies and plant biology studies: reverse and forward genetics, functional genomics, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, the movement at distance of effectors and structural biology. From plant genomics to plant biotechnology reviews the recent advancements in the post-genomic era, discussing how different varieties respond to abiotic and biotic stresses, understanding the epigenetic control and epigenetic memory, the roles of non-coding RNAs, applicative uses of RNA silencing and RNA interference in plant physiology and in experimental transgenics and plants modified to specific aims. In the forthcoming years these advancements will support the production of plant varieties better suited to resist biotic and abiotic stresses, for food and non-food applications. This book covers these issues, showing how such technologies are influencing the plant field in sectors such as the selection of plant varieties and plant breeding, selection of optimum agronomic traits, stress-resistant varieties, improvement of plant fitness, improving crop yield, and non-food applications in the knowledge based bio-economy. Discusses a broad range of applications: the examples originate from a variety of sectors (including in field studies, breeding, RNA regulation, pharmaceuticals and biotech) and a variety of scientific areas (such as bioinformatics, -omics sciences, epigenetics, and the agro-industry) Provides a unique perspective on work normally performed 'behind closed doors'. As such, it presents an opportunity for those within the field to learn from each other, and for those on the 'outside' to see how different groups have approached key problems Highlights the criteria used to compare and assess different approaches to solving problems. Shows the thinking process, practical limitations and any other considerations, aiding in the understanding of a deeper approach

Applied Plant Genomics and Biotechnology

Applied Plant Genomics and Biotechnology
Author: Palmiro Poltronieri,Yiguo Hong
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2015-01-27
ISBN 10: 0081000715
ISBN 13: 9780081000717
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied Plant Genomics and Biotechnology Book Review:

Applied plant genomics and biotechnology reviews the recent advancements in the post-genomic era, discussing how different varieties respond to abiotic and biotic stresses, investigating epigenetic modifications and epigenetic memory through analysis of DNA methylation states, applicative uses of RNA silencing and RNA interference in plant physiology and in experimental transgenics, and plants modified to produce high-value pharmaceutical proteins. The book provides an overview of research advances in application of RNA silencing and RNA interference, through Virus-based transient gene expression systems, Virus induced gene complementation (VIGC), Virus induced gene silencing (Sir VIGS, Mr VIGS) Virus-based microRNA silencing (VbMS) and Virus-based RNA mobility assays (VRMA); RNA based vaccines and expression of virus proteins or RNA, and virus-like particles in plants, the potential of virus vaccines and therapeutics, and exploring plants as factories for useful products and pharmaceuticals are topics wholly deepened. The book reviews and discuss Plant Functional Genomic studies discussing the technologies supporting the genetic improvement of plants and the production of plant varieties more resistant to biotic and abiotic stresses. Several important crops are analysed providing a glimpse on the most up-to-date methods and topics of investigation. The book presents a review on current state of GMO, the cisgenesis-derived plants and novel plant products devoid of transgene elements, discuss their regulation and the production of desired traits such as resistance to viruses and disease also in fruit trees and wood trees with long vegetative periods. Several chapters cover aspects of plant physiology related to plant improvement: cytokinin metabolism and hormone signaling pathways are discussed in barley; PARP-domain proteins involved in Stress-Induced Morphogenetic Response, regulation of NAD signaling and ROS dependent synthesis of anthocyanins. Apple allergen isoforms and the various content in different varieties are discussed and approaches to reduce their presence. Euphorbiaceae, castor bean, cassava and Jathropa are discussed at genomic structure, their diseases and viruses, and methods of transformation. Rice genomics and agricultural traits are discussed, and biotechnology for engineering and improve rice varieties. Mango topics are presented with an overview of molecular methods for variety differentiation, and aspects of fruit improvement by traditional and biotechnology methods. Oilseed rape is presented, discussing the genetic diversity, quality traits, genetic maps, genomic selection and comparative genomics for improvement of varieties. Tomato studies are presented, with an overview on the knowledge of the regulatory networks involved in flowering, methods applied to study the tomato genome-wide DNA methylation, its regulation by small RNAs, microRNA-dependent control of transcription factors expression, the development and ripening processes in tomato, genomic studies and fruit modelling to establish fleshy fruit traits of interest; the gene reprogramming during fruit ripening, and the ethylene dependent and independent DNA methylation changes. provides an overview on the ongoing projects and activities in the field of applied biotechnology includes examples of different crops and applications to be exploited reviews and discusses Plant Functional Genomic studies and the future developments in the field explores the new technologies supporting the genetic improvement of plants

Plant Biology and Biotechnology

Plant Biology and Biotechnology
Author: Bir Bahadur,Manchikatla Venkat Rajam,Leela Sahijram,K. V. Krishnamurthy
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 768
Release: 2015-06-19
ISBN 10: 8132222830
ISBN 13: 9788132222835
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biology and Biotechnology Book Review:

Plant genomics and biotechnology have recently made enormous strides, and hold the potential to benefit agriculture, the environment and various other dimensions of the human endeavor. It is no exaggeration to claim that the twenty-first century belongs to biotechnology. Knowledge generation in this field is growing at a frenetic pace, and keeping abreast of the latest advances and calls on us to double our efforts. Volume II of this two-part series addresses cutting-edge aspects of plant genomics and biotechnology. It includes 37 chapters contributed by over 70 researchers, each of which is an expert in his/her own field of research. Biotechnology has helped to solve many conundrums of plant life that had long remained a mystery to mankind. This volume opens with an exhaustive chapter on the role played by thale cress, Arabidopsis thaliana, which is believed to be the Drosophila of the plant kingdom and an invaluable model plant for understanding basic concepts in plant biology. This is followed by chapters on bioremediation, biofuels and biofertilizers through microalgal manipulation, making it a commercializable prospect; discerning finer details of biotic stress with plant-fungal interactions; and the dynamics of abiotic and biotic stresses, which also figure elsewhere in the book. Breeding crop plants for desirable traits has long been an endeavor of biotechnologists. The significance of molecular markers, marker assisted selection and techniques are covered in a dedicated chapter, as are comprehensive reviews on plant molecular biology, DNA fingerprinting techniques, genomic structure and functional genomics. A chapter dedicated to organellar genomes provides extensive information on this important aspect. Elsewhere in the book, the newly emerging area of epigenetics is presented as seen through the lens of biotechnology, showcasing the pivotal role of DNA methylation in effecting permanent and transient changes to the genome. Exclusive chapters deal with bioinformatics and systems biology. Handy tools for practical applications such as somatic embryogenesis and micropropagation are included to provide frontline information to entrepreneurs, as is a chapter on somaclonal variation. Overcoming barriers to sexual incompatibility has also long been a focus of biotechnology, and is addressed in chapters on wide hybridization and hybrid embryo rescue. Another area of accomplishing triploids through endosperm culture is included as a non-conventional breeding strategy. Secondary metabolite production through tissue cultures, which is of importance to industrial scientists, is also covered. Worldwide exchange of plant genetic material is currently an essential topic, as is conserving natural resources in situ. Chapters on in vitro conservation of extant, threatened and other valuable germplasms, gene banking and related issues are included, along with an extensive account of the biotechnology of spices – the low-volume, high-value crops. Metabolic engineering is another emerging field that provides commercial opportunities. As is well known, there is widespread concern over genetically modified crops among the public. GM crops are covered, as are genetic engineering strategies for combating biotic and abiotic stresses where no other solutions are in sight. RNAi- and micro RNA- based strategies for crop improvement have proved to offer novel alternatives to the existing non-conventional techniques, and detailed information on these aspects is also included. The book’s last five chapters are devoted to presenting the various aspects of environmental, marine, desert and rural biotechnology. The state-of-the-art coverage on a wide range of plant genomics and biotechnology topics will be of great interest to post-graduate students and researchers, including the employees of seed and biotechnology companies, and to instructors in the fields of plant genetics, breeding and biotechnology.

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics
Author: C. Neal Stewart, Jr.
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-03-21
ISBN 10: 1118820126
ISBN 13: 9781118820124
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics Book Review:

"This book can be used in a junior or senior level course, including masters students in plant biotechnology or plant genetics, as well as in special topics classes for both undergraduate and graduate students"--Provided by publisher.

Molecular Genetics Genomics and Biotechnology of Crop Plants Breeding

Molecular Genetics  Genomics and Biotechnology of Crop Plants Breeding
Author: Søren K. Rasmussen
Publsiher: MDPI
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2020-05-27
ISBN 10: 3039288776
ISBN 13: 9783039288779
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Molecular Genetics Genomics and Biotechnology of Crop Plants Breeding Book Review:

This Special Issue on molecular genetics, genomics, and biotechnology in crop plant breeding seeks to encourage the use of the tools currently available. It features nine research papers that address quality traits, grain yield, and mutations by exploring cytoplasmic male sterility, the delicate control of flowering in rice, the removal of anti-nutritional factors, the use and development of new technologies for non-model species marker technology, site-directed mutagenesis and GMO regulation, genomics selection and genome-wide association studies, how to cope with abiotic stress, and an exploration of fruit trees adapted to harsh environments for breeding purposes. A further four papers review the genetics of pre-harvest spouting, readiness for climate-smart crop development, genomic selection in the breeding of cereal crops, and the large numbers of mutants in straw lignin biosynthesis and deposition.

Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology

Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology
Author: Rajeev K. Varshney,Manish K. Pandey,Annapurna Chitikineni
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 298
Release: 2018-09-04
ISBN 10: 3319913131
ISBN 13: 9783319913131
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology Book Review:

This book reviews the latest advances in multiple fields of plant biotechnology and the opportunities that plant genetics, genomics and molecular biology have offered for agriculture improvement. Advanced technologies can dramatically enhance our capacity in understanding the molecular basis of traits and utilizing the available resources for accelerated development of high yielding, nutritious, input-use efficient and climate-smart crop varieties. In this book, readers will discover the significant advances in plant genetics, structural and functional genomics, trait and gene discovery, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, nanotechnology and analytical & decision support tools in breeding. This book appeals to researchers, academics and other stakeholders of global agriculture.

Plant Biotechnology Progress in Genomic Era

Plant Biotechnology  Progress in Genomic Era
Author: S. M. Paul Khurana,Rajarshi Kumar Gaur
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 670
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 9811384991
ISBN 13: 9789811384998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology Progress in Genomic Era Book Review:

Refinement in sequencing technologies and potential of genomic research resulted in meteoric growth of biological information such as sequences of DNA, RNA and protein requiring databases for efficient storage, management and retrieval of the biological information. Also, computational algorithms for analysis of these colossal data became a vital aspect of biological sciences. The work aims to show the process of turning bioscience innovation into companies and products, covering the basic science, the translation of science into technology. Due to rapid developments, there seems to be no basic difference between the pharmaceutical industry and the biotechnological industry. However, approved products in the pipeline and renewed public confidence make it one of the most promising areas of economic growth in the near future. India offers a huge market for the products as well as cheap manufacturing base for export. The book is a sincere work of compilation of new and recent advances in the topic of concern through various innovative researches and scientific opinion therefrom. The book is dedicated to the readers who will definitely find it interesting and knowledgeable in carrying out their respective researches in different aspects of applied microbiology and biotechnology.

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics
Author: C. Neal Stewart, Jr.
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2012-12-13
ISBN 10: 1118589483
ISBN 13: 9781118589489
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology and Genetics Book Review:

Designed to inform and inspire the next generation of plant biotechnologists Plant Biotechnology and Genetics explores contemporary techniques and applications of plant biotechnology, illustrating the tremendous potential this technology has to change our world by improving the food supply. As an introductory text, its focus is on basic science and processes. It guides students from plant biology and genetics to breeding to principles and applications of plant biotechnology. Next, the text examines the critical issues of patents and intellectual property and then tackles the many controversies and consumer concerns over transgenic plants. The final chapter of the book provides an expert forecast of the future of plant biotechnology. Each chapter has been written by one or more leading practitioners in the field and then carefully edited to ensure thoroughness and consistency. The chapters are organized so that each one progressively builds upon the previous chapters. Questions set forth in each chapter help students deepen their understanding and facilitate classroom discussions. Inspirational autobiographical essays, written by pioneers and eminent scientists in the field today, are interspersed throughout the text. Authors explain how they became involved in the field and offer a personal perspective on their contributions and the future of the field. The text's accompanying CD-ROM offers full-color figures that can be used in classroom presentations with other teaching aids available online. This text is recommended for junior- and senior-level courses in plant biotechnology or plant genetics and for courses devoted to special topics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. It is also an ideal reference for practitioners.

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology
Author: Usha Kiran,Malik Zainul Abdin,Kamaluddin
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 342
Release: 2020-06-19
ISBN 10: 012818633X
ISBN 13: 9780128186336
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology Book Review:

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology discusses the principles, methodology and applications of transgenic technologies. With step-by-step methods on genome editing techniques and a range of potential applications, from improving crop yield to increasing therapeutic efficacy, this book is a one-stop reference for plant gene editing technologies. It will be of particular interest to researchers interested in plant biotechnology and plant genetics, as well as agricultural scientists and those concerned with medicinal plants. Includes step-by-step methods to assist students and researchers with genome editing and bioinformatics tools Highlights a number of applications of plant biotechnology, including how to achieve desired traits, such as improved crop yield Discusses principles, methodology and applications of transgenic technologies

Plant Genomics and Proteomics

Plant Genomics and Proteomics
Author: Christopher A. Cullis
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 232
Release: 2004-02-03
ISBN 10: 0471488585
ISBN 13: 9780471488583
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Genomics and Proteomics Book Review:

Plant research has stood at the forefront of the genomicsrevolution. One of the first genome projects, the sequencing of thecommonly used model organism Arabidopsis, has already yieldedimportant results for the study of a broad array of crops such ascorn and soybeans. With crop and food bioengineering only in itsinfancy, the need to understand the fundamental genetic mechanismsof plants will only become more pressing. A comprehensive guide to this fascinating area of genomics,Plant Genomics and Proteomics presents an integrated,broadly accessible treatment of the complex relationship betweenthe genome, transcriptome, and proteome of plants. This clearlywritten text introduces the reader to the range of moleculartechniques applicable to investigating the unique facets of plantgrowth, development, and response to the environment. Coverageincludes: Functional and structural genomics addressed within the contextof current techniques and challenges to come How to utilize DNA and protein sequence data Practical considerations for choosing and employing the mostcommonly available computer applications A review of applications for biotechnology, including geneticmodification and defense against pathogens Bioinformatics tools and Web resources Numerous examples from the latest research throughout Assuming no specialized knowledge of plant biology on the partof its reader, Plant Genomics and Proteomics providesan invaluable resource for students and researchers inbiotechnology, plant biology, genomics, and bioinformatics.

OMICS Based Approaches in Plant Biotechnology

OMICS Based Approaches in Plant Biotechnology
Author: Rintu Banerjee,Garlapati Vijay Kumar,S.P. Jeevan Kumar
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 348
Release: 2019-02-28
ISBN 10: 1119509955
ISBN 13: 9781119509950
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

OMICS Based Approaches in Plant Biotechnology Book Review:

Burgeoning world population, decreased water supply and land resources, coupled with climate change, result in severe stress conditions and a great threat to the global food supply. To meet these challenges, exploring Omics Technologies could lead to improved yields of cereals, tubers and grasses that may ensure food security. Improvement of yields through crop improvement and biotechnological means are the need-of-the-hour, and the current book “OMICS-Based Approaches in Plant Biotechnology”, reviews the advanced concepts on breeding strategies, OMICS technologies (genomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics) and bioinformatics that help to glean the potential candidate genes/molecules to address unsolved problems related to plant and agricultural crops. The first six chapters of the book are focused on genomics and cover sequencing, functional genomics with examples on insecticide resistant genes, mutation breeding and miRNA technologies. Recent advances in metabolomics studies are elucidated in the next 3 chapters followed by 5 chapters on bioinformatics and advanced techniques in plant biotechnology and crop breeding. The information contained in the volume will help plant breeders, plant biotechnologists, plant biochemists, agriculture scientists and researchers in using this applied research to focus on better crop breeding and stress adaptation strategies.

Applied Plant Biotechnology for Improving Resistance to Biotic Stress

Applied Plant Biotechnology for Improving Resistance to Biotic Stress
Author: Palmiro Poltronieri,Yiguo Hong
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 371
Release: 2019-09-17
ISBN 10: 0128160314
ISBN 13: 9780128160312
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Applied Plant Biotechnology for Improving Resistance to Biotic Stress Book Review:

Applied Plant Biotechnology for Improvement of Resistance to Biotic Stress applies biotechnology insights that seek to improve plant genomes, thus helping them achieve higher resistance and optimal hormone signaling to increase crop yield. The book provides an analysis of the current state-of-the-art in plant biotechnology as applied to improving resistance to biotic stress. In recent years, significant progress has been made towards understanding the interplay between plants and their hosts, particularly the role of plant immunity in regulating, attenuating or neutralizing invading pathogens. As a result, there is a great need to integrate these insights with methods from biotechnology. Applies biotechnology insights towards improving plant genomes, achieving higher resistance and optimizing hormone signaling to increase crop yield Presents the most modern techniques, investigations, diagnostic tools and assays to monitor and detect contaminating agents in crops, such as grape, tomato, coffee and stone fruit Provides encyclopedic coverage of genes, proteins, interaction networks and mechanisms by which plants and hosts seek survival Discusses the methods available to make crops resistant and tolerant to disease without decreased yield or food production Provides insights for policymakers into the difficulties faced by scientific researchers in the use of biotechnology intervention, transgenes and genetically modified sequences

From Functional Genomics to Biotechnology in Ornamental Plants

From Functional Genomics to Biotechnology in Ornamental Plants
Author: Swee-Suak Ko,Akira Kanno,Raquel Sánchez-Pérez,Hsin-Hung Yeh,Annette Hohe,Mariana Mondragón-Palomino
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 179
Release: 2019-07-12
ISBN 10: 2889459063
ISBN 13: 9782889459063
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

From Functional Genomics to Biotechnology in Ornamental Plants Book Review:

For centuries plants of a broad taxonomical background have been bred and commercialized because of the beauty of their flowers. However, until recently genomic analyses of ornamentals remained a challenge because of their large genome sizes and high ploidy levels. In the last decade, increasingly affordable sequencing technologies and powerful bioinformatic approaches resulted in the complete sequencing of several horticultural species genomes and the characterization of their transcriptomes. These developments enabled research on many challenging topics. This Research Topic gives you a primer into them by featuring a broad range of original research contributions on some of the most active areas of ornamental plant research: the genetic basis of flower morphology, scent, and color, the genetic regulation of physiology as well as the epigenetic factors affecting vegetative development. In this context, one of the most significant hurdles to functional genetic studies in ornamentals is achieving efficient genetic transformation. Several articles in this Research Topic describe strategies to tackle this challenge and present insights into the way transgene activity renders novel flower phenotypes.

Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture

Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture
Author: Arie Altman,Paul M. Hasegawa
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 586
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 0123814669
ISBN 13: 9780123814661
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology and Agriculture Book Review:

As the oldest and largest human intervention in nature, the science of agriculture is one of the most intensely studied practices. From manipulation of plant gene structure to the use of plants for bioenergy, biotechnology interventions in plant and agricultural science have been rapidly developing over the past ten years with immense forward leaps on an annual basis. This book begins by laying the foundations for plant biotechnology by outlining the biological aspects including gene structure and expression, and the basic procedures in plant biotechnology of genomics, metabolomics, transcriptomics and proteomics. It then focuses on a discussion of the impacts of biotechnology on plant breeding technologies and germplasm sustainability. The role of biotechnology in the improvement of agricultural traits, production of industrial products and pharmaceuticals as well as biomaterials and biomass provide a historical perspective and a look to the future. Sections addressing intellectual property rights and sociological and food safety issues round out the holistic discussion of this important topic. Includes specific emphasis on the inter-relationships between basic plant biotechnologies and applied agricultural applications, and the way they contribute to each other Provides an updated review of the major plant biotechnology procedures and techniques, their impact on novel agricultural development and crop plant improvement Takes a broad view of the topic with discussions of practices in many countries

Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding

Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding
Author: Henry T. Nguyen,Abraham Blum
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 700
Release: 2004-01-14
ISBN 10: 0824750896
ISBN 13: 9780824750893
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding Book Review:

Global demand for wheat, rice, corn, and other essential grains is expected to steadily rise over the next twenty years. Meeting this demand by increasing production through increased land use is not very likely; and while better crop management may make a marginal difference, most agriculture experts agree that this anticipated deficit must be made up through increased crop yields. The first resource of its kind, Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding assembles current research in crop plant physiology, plant biotechnology, and plant breeding that is aimed toward improving crop plants genetically while supporting a productive agriculture ecosystem. Highly comprehensive, this reference provides access to the most innovative perspectives in crop physiology – with a special emphasis on molecular approaches – aimed at the formulation of those crop cultivars that offer the greatest potential to increase crop yields in stress environments. Surveys the current state of the field, as well as modern options and avenues for plant breeders and biotechnologists interested in augmenting crop yield and stability With the contributions of plant scientists from all corners of the globe who are actively involved in meeting this important challenge, Physiology and Biotechnology Integration for Plant Breeding provides readers with the background information needed to understand this cutting-edge work, as well as detailed information on present and potential applications. While the first half of the book establishes and fully explains the link between crop physiology and molecular biology, the second part explores the application of biotechnology in the effective delivery of the high yield and environmentally stable crop plants needed to avert the very real possibility of worldwide hunger.

Plant Biotechnology

Plant Biotechnology
Author: P K Gupta
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 676
Release: 2010
ISBN 10: 9788171339365
ISBN 13: 8171339360
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology Book Review:

The present book plant biotechnology has been written as a textbook both for elementary and advanced courses in plant biotechnology for B.Sc./B.tech and M.Sc./M.tech students. The book consists of 50 chapters, which include the first chapter giving an overview of the subject of plant biotechnology and the remaining chapters conveniently divided in the following seven parts. Part I : DNA technology; Part II: plant cell and tissue culture; Part III: Transgenic plants (including transplastomic plants); Part IV: Plant genomics and quantitative genetics; Part V: Plant biotechnology for agricultural practices; Part VI: Plant biotechnology for environment; Part VII: Plant biotechnology and IPR.

Introduction to Plant Biotechnology

Introduction to Plant Biotechnology
Author: H. S. Chawla
Publsiher: Science Publishers
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9781578082285
ISBN 13: 1578082285
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Introduction to Plant Biotechnology Book Review:

Plant biotechnology has created unprecedented opportunities for the manipulation of biological systems of plants. To understand biotechnology, it is essential to know the basic aspects of genes and their organization in the genome of plant cells. This text on the subject is aimed at students.

Plant Biotechnology Principles and Applications

Plant Biotechnology  Principles and Applications
Author: Malik Zainul Abdin,Usha Kiran,Kamaluddin,Athar Ali
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2017-03-10
ISBN 10: 981102961X
ISBN 13: 9789811029615
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Biotechnology Principles and Applications Book Review:

The book traces the roots of plant biotechnology from the basic sciences to current applications in the biological and agricultural sciences, industry, and medicine. Providing intriguing opportunities to manipulate plant genetic and metabolic systems, plant biotechnology has now become an exciting area of research. The book vividly describes the processes and methods used to genetically engineer plants for agricultural, environmental and industrial purposes, while also discussing related bioethical and biosafety issues. It also highlights important factors that are often overlooked by methodologies used to develop plants’ tolerance against biotic and abiotic stresses and in the development of special foods, bio-chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. The topics discussed will be of considerable interest to both graduate and postgraduate students. Further, the book offers an ideal reference guide for teachers and researcher alike, bridging the gap between fundamental and advanced approaches.

Plant Genomics

Plant Genomics
Author: Ibrokhim Y. Abdurakhmonov
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2016-07-14
ISBN 10: 9535124552
ISBN 13: 9789535124559
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Genomics Book Review:

Plant genomics aims to sequence, characterize, and study the genetic compositions, structures, organizations, functions, and interactions/networks of an entire plant genome. Its development and advances are tightly interconnected with proteomics, metabolomics, metagenomics, transgenomics, genomic selection, bioinformatics, epigenomics, phenomics, system biology, modern instrumentation, and robotics sciences. Plant genomics has significantly advanced over the past three decades in the land of inexpensive, high-throughput sequencing technologies and fully sequenced over 100 plant genomes. These advances have broad implications in every aspect of plant biology and breeding, powered with novel genomic selection and manipulation tools while generating many grand challenges and tasks ahead. This Plant genomics provides some updated discussions on current advances, challenges, and future perspectives of plant genome studies and applications.

Plants Biotechnology and Agriculture

Plants  Biotechnology and Agriculture
Author: Denis Murphy
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 310
Release: 2011
ISBN 10: 9781780641065
ISBN 13: 1780641060
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plants Biotechnology and Agriculture Book Review:

This book aims to provide readers with a modern perspective on plants both as biological organisms and useful resources for people to exploit. The early chapters cover plant evolution, genomics, metabolism, organization, development and responses to the environment. In each case, there is an emphasis on how biotechnology can be used to manipulate such processes for the benefit of humanity. The scope of the book ranges from the earliest evidence of pre-agricultural plant manipulation over 30,000 years ago to the latest recombinant DNA methods used in 21st-century agricultural systems. Unlike most textbooks where there is a focus on the technical aspects of genetic engineering, this book will take a wider view of what constitutes modern plant biotechnology. In addition, the broader social, economic, commercial, legal and ethical contexts of all forms of crop-related technology will also be examined. These include an analysis of the immense contributions of chemical and mechanical technologies. The role of plant biotechnology is considered in tackling enormous challenges to the welfare of human populations around the world. Such challenges include the predicted massive population increases over the next few decades, irreversible depletion of non-renewable resources of all types, and the spectre of climate change that might have unpredictable effects on crop growth, e.g. by reducing rainfall, altering temperatures, or leading to the emergence of new pests and diseases. These developments have the potential to seriously affect crop productivity in some of the most densely populated and vulnerable regions of the world.