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Transgenic Crop Plants

Principles and Development

  • Chittaranjan Kole
  • Charles H. Michler
  • Albert G. Abbott
  • Timothy C. Hall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
  2. Michael R. Davey, Jaya R. Soneji, M. Nageswara Rao, Sofia Kourmpetli, Anjanabha Bhattacharya, Chittaranjan Kole
    Pages 1-29
  3. A. Piqueras, N. Alburquerque, K. M. Folta
    Pages 31-56
  4. Seedhabadee Ganeshan, Ravindra N. Chibbar
    Pages 57-83
  5. Haiying Liang, P. Ananda Kumar, Vikrant Nain, William A. Powell, John E. Carlson
    Pages 85-143
  6. Rajib Bandopadhyay, Inamul Haque, Dharmendra Singh, Kunal Mukhopadhyay
    Pages 145-186
  7. Pudota B Bhaskar, Jiming Jiang
    Pages 187-199
  8. Ajay Kohli, Berta Miro, Richard M. Twyman
    Pages 201-237
  9. Anjanabha Bhattacharya
    Pages 239-249
  10. Hajiem Mizukami, Hiroaki Hayashi
    Pages 251-274
  11. Miloslav Juříček, Chandrakanth Emani, Sunee Kertbundit, Timothy C. Hall
    Pages 275-306
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 307-315

About this book

Introduction

Development of transgenic crop plants, their utilization for improved agriculture, health, ecology and environment and their socio-political impacts are currently important fields in education, research and industries and also of interest to policy makers, social activists and regulatory and funding agencies. This work prepared with a class-room approach on this multidisciplinary subject will fill an existing gap and meet the requirements of such a broad section of readers.

Volume 1 with ten chapters contributed by 31 eminent scientists from nine countries deliberates on the basic concepts, strategies and tools for development of transgenic crop plants, including topics such as: explants used for the generation of transgenic plants, gene transfer methods, organelle transformation, selection and screening strategies, expression and stability of transgenes, silencing undesirable genes, transgene integration, biosynthesis and biotransformation and metabolic engineering of pathways and gene discovery.

Keywords

Expression Organe agriculture breeding crop improvement crop plants development ecology gene transfer genetic engineering plant plant breeding plants transgen transgenic plants

Editors and affiliations

  • Chittaranjan Kole
    • 1
  • Charles H. Michler
    • 2
  • Albert G. Abbott
    • 3
  • Timothy C. Hall
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Genetics & BiochemistryClemson UniversityClemsonUSA
  2. 2.NSF I/UCRC Center for Tree GeneticsHardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center at Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Department of Genetics & BiochemistryClemson UniversityClemsonUSA
  4. 4.Institute of Developmental & Molecular Biology Department of BiologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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