Recent Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology

ISBN Number : 978-93-5024-756-3

Student Price : Rs.375

Student Dollar Price : 15$

Library Price : Rs.750

Library Dollar Price : 30$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2011

No. Of Pages : 278

Book Weight :474

About The Book

Research on crop improvement utilizing the potential techniques such as molecular biology and genetic engineering has resulted in remarkable achievements in the recent years. This book "Research Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology" is written to cater the needs of undergraduate, postgraduate students and research scholars of Indian Universities. The aim of the book is to bring in all the recent information of basic plant science and advanced researchers in agricultural/plant biotechnology in one volume. Important topics such as development of resistant various in crop plants using genetic engineering, production of transgenic cereals, pulses, millets, fruits and flowers, biofertilizers and its importance in crop productivity, vermicomposting methods and its advantages, biological control of disease and pest, role of growth hormones in crop improvement and seed technology are presented in detail.

 

Book Content of Recent Advances in Agricultural Biotechnology
1. Agriculture-Crop Improvement Through Performance and Productivity
2. Genetic Engineering and Disease Resistance In Crop Plants
3. Transgenic Fruits and Flowers
4. Cereals, Pulses and Millet Biotechnology
5. Terminator Gene Technology
6. Vermicomposting and Culturing
7. Biofertilizers
8. Biological Control of Pest and Disease
9. Plant Growth Regulators in Agriculture
10. Seed Technology

About The Author

Dr. M.A. Deepa is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Life Sciences at Kristu Jayanti College, Bangaluru, India. She has obtained her Ph.D. in Botany from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu. She is specialised in the field of Plant and Agricultural Biotechnology. Earlier, she worked as Scientist at R&D Centre, Cholayil Private Limited, Chennai, Tamil Nadu for a period of two years. She has published twenty-nine research papers in both National and International journals and one book entitled "Biocontrol agents for disease management in sustainable agriculture".

She has great interest in teaching Plant Biotechnology, Agricultural Biotechnology and Microbiology, Molecular Biology, Genetic Engineering and Microbiology for students at both UG and PG levels. She has also guided number of research projects for M.Sc. and M.Phil. students of various colleges and universities. She is also a consultant for various Biotech Industries and training centres. She is an editorial board member of six international journals. She is also a recognised research guide from reputed universities in Tamil Nadu.

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