Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops

Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops provides key insights into commercialized crops, their improved productivity, disease and pest resistance, and enhanced nutritional or medicinal benefits. It includes insights into key technologies, such as marker traits identification and genetic traits transfer for increased productivity, examining the latest transgenic advances in a variety of crops and providing foundational information that can be applied to new areas of study. As modern biotechnology has helped to increase crop productivity by introducing novel gene(s) with high quality disease resistance and increased drought tolerance, this is an ideal resource for researchers and industry professionals. Provides examples of current technologies and methodologies, addressing abiotic and biotic stresses, pest resistance and yield improvement Presents protocols on plant genetic engineering in a variety of wide-use crops Includes biosafety rule regulation of genetically modified crops in the USA and third world countries

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  • Author : Gyana Ranjan Rout
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 466 pages
  • ISBN : 0128104406
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops

Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops
  • Author : Gyana Ranjan Rout,KV Peter
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 08 January 2018
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Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops provides key insights into commercialized crops, their improved productivity, disease and pest resistance, and enhanced nutritional or medicinal benefits. It includes insights into key technologies, such as marker traits identification and genetic traits transfer for increased productivity, examining the latest transgenic advances in a variety of crops and providing foundational information that can be applied to new areas of study. As modern biotechnology has helped to increase crop productivity by introducing novel gene(s) with

Transgenic Horticultural Crops

Transgenic Horticultural Crops
  • Author : Beiquan Mou,Ralph Scorza
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 June 2011
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As the world debates the risks and benefits of plant biotechnology, the proportion of the global area of transgenic field crops has increased every year, and the safety and value continues to be demonstrated. Yet, despite the success of transgenic field crops, the commercialization of transgenic horticultural crops (vegetables, fruits, nuts, and ornamentals) has lagged far behind. Transgenic Horticultural Crops: Challenges and Opportunities examines the challenges for the creation and commercialization of horticultural biotechnology and identifies opportunities, strategies, and priorities

Transgenic Horticultural Crops

Transgenic Horticultural Crops
  • Author : Beiquan Mou,Ralph Scorza
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release : 15 June 2011
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As the world debates the risks and benefits of plant biotechnology, the proportion of the global area of transgenic field crops has increased every year, and the safety and value continues to be demonstrated. Yet, despite the success of transgenic field crops, the commercialization of transgenic horticultural crops (vegetables, fruits, nuts, and or

Genetically Engineered Crops

Genetically Engineered Crops
  • Author : National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on Genetically Engineered Crops: Past Experience and Future Prospects
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 28 January 2017
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Genetically engineered (GE) crops were first introduced commercially in the 1990s. After two decades of production, some groups and individuals remain critical of the technology based on their concerns about possible adverse effects on human health, the environment, and ethical considerations. At the same time, others are concerned that the technology is not reaching its potential to improve human health and the environment because of stringent regulations and reduced public funding to develop products offering more benefits to society. While

Postharvest Oxidative Stress in Horticultural Crops

Postharvest Oxidative Stress in Horticultural Crops
  • Author : D. Mark Hodges
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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Transport Chain Intracellular Oxygen Concentration The Alternative Oxidase The Plant Uncoupling Mitochondrial Protein Q-Cycle Inhibitors The Q Pool Conclusion Issues and Topics for Future Research Chapter 9. Physiological Effects of Oxidative Stress in Relation to Ethylene in Postharvest Produce Introduction Ethylene Physiology in Postharvest Future Directions Chapter 10. Genetic Variation and Prospects for Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops for Resistance to Oxidative Stress Induced by Postharvest Conditions Introduction AOS Metabolism Senescence, Ripening, and AOS Metabolism Chilling Injuries of Fruits and Vegetables Genetic

Genetic Engineering of Plants

Genetic Engineering of Plants
  • Author : National Research Council,Board on Agriculture
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 01 February 1984
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"The book . . . is, in fact, a short text on the many practical problems . . . associated with translating the explosion in basic biotechnological research into the next Green Revolution," explains Economic Botany. The book is "a concise and accurate narrative, that also manages to be interesting and personal . . . a splendid little book." Biotechnology states, "Because of the clarity with which it is written, this thin volume makes a major contribution to improving public understanding of genetic engineering's potential for enlarging the world's

Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops

Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Avinash Chandra Rai,Ashutosh Rai,Krishna Kumar Rai,Ved Prakash Rai
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 28 May 2021
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Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops: Challenges and Mitigation Strategies explores concepts, strategies and recent advancements in the area of abiotic stress tolerance in horticultural crops, highlighting the latest advances in molecular breeding, genome sequencing and functional genomics approaches. Further sections present specific insights on different aspects of abiotic stress tolerance from classical breeding, hybrid breeding, speed breeding, epigenetics, gene/quantitative trait loci (QTL) mapping, transgenics, physiological and biochemical approaches to OMICS approaches, including functional genomics, proteomics and genomics assisted breeding.

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology

Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology
  • Author : Usha Kiran,Malik Zainul Abdin,Kamaluddin
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 June 2020
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Transgenic Technology Based Value Addition in Plant Biotechnology discusses the principles, methodology and applications of transgenic technologies. With step-by-step methods on genome editing techniques and a range of potential applications, from improving crop yield to increasing therapeutic efficacy, this book is a one-stop reference for plant gene editing technologies. It will be of particular interest to researchers interested in plant biotechnology and plant genetics, as well as agricultural scientists and those concerned with medicinal plants. Includes step-by-step methods to assist

Plant Genetic Resources

Plant Genetic Resources
  • Author : B. S. Dhillon,R.K. Tyagi,Sanjeev Saxena
  • Publisher : Alpha Science Int'l Ltd.
  • Release : 28 October 2021
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The agricultural paradigm is already undergoing a shift in focus from food security towards nutritional quality. Horticultural crops besides improving biological productivity and nutritional standards also have enormous export potential. This group of crops comprising fruits, vegetables, root and tuber crops, plantation crops, medicinal and aromatic plants, spices and condiments and ornamental crops, would constitute core of any such agro-economic strategy. In addition to supplementing the economy and national food grid by providing fresh and processed fruits, vegetable, nuts etc.,

Horticultural Plant Breeding

Horticultural Plant Breeding
  • Author : Thomas J. Orton
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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Horticultural Plant Breeding is a complete and comprehensive resource for the development of new cultivars or clones of horticultural crops. It covers the basic theories that underpin plant breeding and applies Mendelian, quantitative and population inheritance practices in smaller populations where the individual plant has high value. Specific traditional breeding methods are also covered, with an emphasis on how these methods are adapted for horticultural species. In addition, the integration of biotechnologies with traditional breeding methodologies is explored, with an

Genetic Improvement of Vegetable Crops

Genetic Improvement of Vegetable Crops
  • Author : G. Kalloo,B.O. Bergh
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 02 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKGenetic Improvement of Vegetable Crops

Genetic improvement has played a vital role in enhancing the yield potential of vegetable crops. There are numerous vegetable crops grown worldwide and variable degrees of research on genetics, breeding and biotechnology have been conducted on these crops. This book brings together the results of such research on crops grouped as alliums, crucifers, cucurbits, leaf crops, tropical underground and miscellaneous. Written by eminent specialists, each chapter concentrates on one crop and covers cytology, genetics, breeding objectives, germplasm resources, reproductive biology,

Abiotic Stress Physiology of Horticultural Crops

Abiotic Stress Physiology of Horticultural Crops
  • Author : N.K. Srinivasa Rao,K.S. Shivashankara,R.H. Laxman
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 08 April 2016
GET THIS BOOKAbiotic Stress Physiology of Horticultural Crops

This book brings together recent advances in the area of abiotic stress tolerance in various vegetables, fruit crops, plantation crops and tuber crops. The main challenges to improving the productivity of horticultural crops are the different types of abiotic stresses generally caused by climate change at the regional and global level. Heat, drought, cold and salinity are the major abiotic stresses that adversely affect growth and productivity and can trigger a series of morphological, physiological, biochemical and molecular changes in

Environmental Impact of Genetically Modified Crops

Environmental Impact of Genetically Modified Crops
  • Author : Natalie Ferry,Angharad M. R. Gatehouse
  • Publisher : CABI
  • Release : 01 January 2009
GET THIS BOOKEnvironmental Impact of Genetically Modified Crops

The genetic modification of crops continues to be the subject of intense debate, and opinions are often strongly polarised. Environmental Impact of Genetically Modified Crops addresses the major concerns of scientists, policy makers, environmental lobby groups and the general public regarding this controversial issue, from an editorially neutral standpoint. While the main focus is on environmental impact, food safety issues, for both humans and animals are also considered. The book concludes with a discussion on the future of agricultural biotechnology

Tissue culture as a plant production system for horticultural crops

Tissue culture as a plant production system for horticultural crops
  • Author : Richard H. Zimmerman,Robert J. Griesbach,Freddi A. Hammerschlag,R.H. Lawson
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKTissue culture as a plant production system for horticultural crops

In 1980, a conference on tissue culture of fruit crops was held at Beltsville to summarize the current status of this technology and to stimulate interest in it among research scientists, students, and commercial producers in the U. S. Interest in that conference and the proceedings from it far exceeded the expectations of the organizing committee. Since that time, micropropagation of fruit crops in the U. S. has increased significantly, but still lags far behind applications to production of ornamental plants.