NEW BOOK IN THE LIBRARY: Plant Biotechnology – Current and future applications of genetically modified crops

Nigel Halford

ISBN: 13-978-0-470-02181-1

Plant Biotechnology: Current and future applications of genetically modified crops

Product Description

Plant Biotechnology: Current and Future Uses of Genetically Modified Crops covers in detail the development, use and regulation of GM crops. Split into three sections, Part 1 introduces GM crops and describes the GM crops that are used commercially. Part 2 looks at new developments and methodologies in areas including potential applications of GM crops for the production of vaccines, enhanced nutritional value of GM food, and engineering resistance to fungal pathogens. Part 3 concludes by considering the key issues of safety and legislation, including allergenicity, environmental impacts, risk assessment and labelling.

 

crops, genetics, Plant Biotechnology

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