Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering : Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production Hardback
Edited by Suresh Kumar (Associate Professor in the Molecular Ecology Lab at the Department of Botany, B Dubey, Ashok (Distinguished Scientist, Centre for Innovation and Translational Research, CSIR-India Pandey, Rajender Singh (Founder and CEO of the Center of Innovative and Applied Bioprocessing (CIAB Sangwan
Current Developments in Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Crop Modification, Nutrition, and Food Production provides extensive coverage of new developments, state-of-the-art technologies, and potential future trends, presenting data-based scientific knowledge on agribiotechnology and describing world agriculture and the role biotechnology can play in ensuring food security over the next fifty years. The book discusses the effects of climate change in agriculture and the resultant emergence of new crops, including drought tolerant and more nutritious plants.
In addition, the book discusses insect and virus resistance in plants and outlines plant metabolic engineering for agriculture, genetically engineered plants, and microbial diseases.
- Format: Hardback
- Pages: 308 pages
- Publisher: Elsevier Science & Technology
- Publication Date: 15/09/2016
- Category: Biotechnology
- ISBN: 9780444636614