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Plant Biotechnology
By Adrian Slater

Plant Biotechnology

The Genetic Manipulation of Plants 2nd Revised edition

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Plant Biotechnology by Adrian Slater

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Throughout history, humankind has pursued means to improve the yield of crop plants through selective plant breeding and hybridization. Today, genetic manipulation provides a powerful tool for directing plant breeding. But how is genetic manipulation implemented? What benefits can it offer? And what are the broader issues surrounding the use of this technology? The second edition of Plant Biotechnology: the genetic manipulation of plants presents a balanced, objective exploration of the technology behind genetic manipulation, and the application of this technology to the growth and cultivation of plants. The book describes the techniques underpinning genetic manipulation in a clear, lucid manner, and makes extensive use of case studies to illustrate how this influential tool is used in practice. Key themes and strategies are developed using appropriate case studies, which place the science behind plant biotechnology in its broader agricultural context. Online Resource Centre: The Online Resource Centre features the following materials: For lecturers: BL Figures from the book, available to download For students: BL Hyperlinks to the primary literature articles cited in the book to facilitate access to original research papers BL Case studies BL News updates - surveys of significant developments in the field help maintain the currency of the resource BL Web links library

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780199282616
ISBN-10: 0199282617
Classification: Botany & plant sciences
Format: Paperback (245mm x 189mm x 15mm)
Pages: 372
Imprint: Oxford University Press
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publish Date: 27-Mar-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Adrian Slater

Adrian Slater is the Deputy Director of the Norman Borlaug Institute for Plant Science Research at De Montfort University, UK Nigel Scott is a principal lecturer in plant molecular biology in the Norman Borlaug Institute for Plant Science Research at De Montfort University, UK Mark Fowler is a senior lecturer in plant molecular biology in the Norman Borlaug Institute for Plant Science Research at De Montfort University, UK

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