Model Plants and Crop Improvement (Hardcover)

Author: Robert Koebner

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Bringing together experts from across the globe, Model Plants and Crop Improvement provides a critical assessment of the potential of model plant species for crop improvement. The first comprehensive summary of the use of model plant systems, the book delineates the model species' contribution to understanding the genomes of crop species. It provides an in-depth examination of the achievements and limitations of the model paradigm and explores how continued research in models can contribute to the goal of delivering the outputs of molecular biology to crops. This timely volume is the first comprehensive summary for studying the development of plant species of particular agricultural significance.

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Publisher CRC Press
Mfg Part# 9780849330636
SKU 31276937
Format Hardcover
ISBN10 0849330637
Release Date 1/7/2013
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Dimensions (in Inches) 9.25H x 6.25L x 0.75T
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Editors Note In a world where there is more starvation than ever, genetically engineered crops may be the only viable, long-term way to improve the security of the world food supply. Model Plants and Crop Improvement provides a critical assessment of the potential of the model plant species for crop improvement. This timely volume is the first comprehensive summary for studying the development of plant species of particular agricultural significance. It brings together experts from across the globe to summarize the achievements and the limitations of the model plant concept and devotes chapters on applications to food plants of global importance such as rice, canola, and legumes.
Editors Note 1 In a world where there is more starvation than ever, genetically engineered crops may be the only viable, long-term way to improve the security of the world food supply. Model Plants and Crop Improvement provides a critical assessment of the potential of the model plant species for crop improvement. This timely volume is the first comprehensive summary for studying the development of plant species of particular agricultural significance. It brings together experts from across the globe to summarize the achievements and the limitations of the model plant concept and devotes chapters on applications to food plants of global importance such as rice, canola, and legumes.
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Book Format Hardcover
Number of Pages 0313
Publisher CRC Press
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