Genetically Modified Crops

Genetically Modified Crops

Current Status, Prospects and Challenges Volume 1

Kavi Kishor, P. B.; Rajam, Manchikatla Venkat; Pullaiah, T.

Springer Verlag, Singapore






15 a 20 dias


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Chapter 1.Genetic tinkering of crops for sustainable development - 2020 and Beyond.- Chapter 2.Genetic improvement of rice for food and nutritional security 3.Improvement of wheat (Triticum spp.) through gene manipulation.- Chapter 4. Transgenic finger millet [Eleusine coracana (L.) Gaertn.] for crop improvement.- Chapter 5. Transgenic pigeon pea [Cajanus cajan (L). Millsp.].- Chapter 6. Genetically engineered chickpea: Potential of an orphan legume to achieve food and nutritional security by 2050.- Chapter 7. Progress in genetic engineering of cowpea for insect pest and virus resistance.- Chapter 8. Peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) transgenic plants for abiotic stress tolerance.- Chapter 9. Genetic engineering of sunflower (Helianthus annuus L.) for important agronomic traits.- Chapter 10. Genetic engineering in safflower (Carthamus tinctorius L.): Retrospect and prospect.- Chapter 11. Nutritional value, in vitro regeneration and development of transgenic Cucurbita pepo and C.maxima for stress tolerance: An overview.- Chapter 12. Sugarcane transgenics: Developments and opportunities
Genetic transformation;Transgenes;Genetically modified crops;Transgenic plants;Nutritional improvement;Biosafety of transgenic plants