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Title Plant biotechnology and plant genetic resources for sustainability and productivity / [edited by] Kazuo N. Watanabe, Eija Pehu
Published San Diego, Calif., U.S.A. : Academic Press ; Austin, Tex. : R.G. Landes Co., [1997]
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Description 1 online resource (247 pages, 1 unnumbered page of plates) : illustrations (some color), map
Series Biotechnology intelligence unit
Biotechnology intelligence unit (Unnumbered)
Contents Front Cover; Plant Biotechnology and Plant Genetic Resources for Sustainability and Productivity; Copyright Page; Contents; Chapter 1. Plant Biotechnology and Plant Genetic Resources: A Global Perspective; Chapter 2. Food Security, Environmental Issues and Human Health: A Potential with Biotechnology and Plant Genetic Resources with Economic, Social and Political Views; Chapter 3. Biotechnology: New Techniques for Agriculture and the Environment; Chapter 4. Utilization of Plant Genetic Resources
Summary Plant Biotechnology And Plant Genetic Resources, which boasts a truly international list of contributors with a variety of expertise, thoroughly explores all the major contemporary concerns. It discusses the strategies for the best use of modern biotechnology and precious plant genetic resources to alleviate components associated with global constraints in hunger, environment and health. This book is a valuable resource for scientists and policy makers as the world faces unprecedented challenges in the sustainability and productivity of the global food and fibre system
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Crops -- Genetic engineering.
Plant biotechnology.
Form Electronic book
Author Pehu, Eija, 1955-
Watanabe, Kazuo N.
ISBN 0080551327 (electronic bk.)
9780080551326 (electronic bk.)