H D Kumar
  • ISBN : 9788170354123
  • year : 2020
  • language : English
  • binding : Hardbound
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'This book looks at the application of a variety of biotechnologies to agricultural development. It addresses recent concerns about the sterile-seed terminator technology and about the biosafety of genetically modified foods/crops, and assesses the potential of apomixis as a possible countervailing strategy to the adverse effects of the terminator, for some crops. The book introduces the concepts of participatory plant breeding and diversified site-or field potential to meet the needs of small-scale farmers in developing countries whose traditional wisdom and indigenous knowledge can be put to good use through inputs from modern biotechnology for the benefit fo humanity. The text provides a valuable source of recent information not only to researchers of agriculture and biotechnology but also meets the course requirements of students in agronomy, genetics and plant breeding, crop Read more