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Agriculture and Food Production by Dilip K. Arora
Book DescriptionThis volume of "Applied Mycology and Biotechnology" completes the set of two volumes dedicated to the coverage of recent developments on the theme 'Agriculture and Food Production'. The first volume provided overview on fungal physiology, metabolism, genetics and biotechnology and highlighted their connection with particular applications to food production. The second volume examines various specific applications of mycology and fungal biotechnology to food production and processing. In the second volume coverage on two remaining areas of the theme, food crop production and applications in the foods and beverages sector, is presented. The interdisciplinary and complex nature of the subject area, combined with the need to consider the sustainability of agri-food practices, its economics and industrial perspectives, requires a certain focus and selectivity of subjects. In this context the recent literature contained in this work will help readers arrive at comprehensive, in depth information on the role of fungi in agricultural food and feed technology. As a professional reference this book is targeted towards agri-food producer research establishments, government and academic units. Teachers and students, both in undergraduate and graduate studies, in departments of food science, food technology, food engineering, microbiology, applied molecular genetics and biotechnology will also find this work useful.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780444510303
(240mm x 165mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Elsevier Science Ltd
Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
Publish Date: 16-Apr-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Dilip K. Arora
Bioinformatics, Hardback (April 2006)
Provides an overview of significant concepts in Bioinformatics from biological, mathematical, and computational perspectives. This work discusses the tools utilized for the annotation of fungal genomes and addresses issues related to automated annotation generation in a high throughput biotechnology environment.
Genes and Genomics, Hardback (October 2005)
Addresses the contemporary issues related to recombination in filamentous fungi, EST data mining, fungal intervening sequences, gene silencing, DNA damage response in filamentous fungi, cfp genes of Neurospora, and more. This volume analyses the knowledge in the area of hydrophobins and genetic regulation of carotenoid biosynthesis.
Fungal Genomics, Hardback (August 2003)
Highlights wide-ranging applications of genomics in the area of applied mycology and biotechnology. This title covers: a brief overview on fungal genomics; meiotic recombination in fungi; molecular genetics of circadian rhythms; genome sequencing; transposable elements; mitochondrial genomes; ribosome biogenesis; and, pathogenicity genes.
Chemical Fungal Taxonomy, Hardback (June 1998)» View all books by Dilip K. Arora
Offers comprehensive coverage of various developments in both biochemical and physiological approaches to fungal systematics. This book incorporates various advances in molecular biology into systematics methods.
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