Improving Crop Productivity in Sustainable Agriculture
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Editor(s): Narendra Tuteja, Sarvajeet Singh Gill, Renu Tuteja
Published Online: 18 DEC 2012 11:44AM EST
Print ISBN: 9783527332427
Online ISBN: 9783527665334
About this Book
An up-to-date overview of current progress in improving crop quality and quantity using modern methods. With a particular emphasis on genetic engineering, this text focusses on crop improvement under adverse conditions, paying special attention to such staple crops as rice, maize, and pulses. It includes an excellent mix of specific examples, such as the creation of nutritionally-fortified rice and a discussion of the political and economic implications of genetically engineered food.
The result is a must-have hands-on guide, ideally suited for the biotech and agro industries.