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  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 12 September 2017
  • ISBN : 9780128122389
  • Page : 446 pages
  • Rating : 5/5 from 1 voters

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Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture: Emerging Approaches and Strategies is an outstanding collection of current research that integrates basic and advanced concepts of agricultural biotechnology with future development prospects. Using biotechnology with sustainable agriculture effectively contributes to gains in agricultural productivity, enhanced food security, reduced poverty and malnutrition, and more ecologically sustainable means of food production. Written by a panel of experts, this book is unique in its coverage of the broad area of biotechnology for sustainable agriculture. It includes intriguing topics and discussions of areas such as recombinant DNA technology and genetic engineering. Identifies and explores biotechnological tools to enhance sustainability Encompasses plant and microbial biotechnology, nanotechnology and genetic engineering Focuses on plant biotechnology and crop improvement to increase yield and resilience Summarizes the impact of climate change on agriculture, fisheries and livestock

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Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture

Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Ram Lakhan Singh,Sukanta Mondal
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2017-09-12
  • ISBN : 9780128122389
GET THIS BOOKBiotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture

Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture: Emerging Approaches and Strategies is an outstanding collection of current research that integrates basic and advanced concepts of agricultural biotechnology with future development prospects. Using biotechnology with sustainable agriculture effectively contributes to gains in agricultural productivity, enhanced food security, reduced poverty and malnutrition, and more ecologically sustainable means of food production. Written by a panel of experts, this book is unique in its coverage of the broad area of biotechnology for sustainable agriculture. It includes intriguing

Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies

Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies
  • Author : Noureddine Benkeblia
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2016-04-19
  • ISBN : 9781439825051
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Taking a broad and innovative informational approach, Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies is the first book to apply omic technologies to address issues related to understanding and improving agricultural sustainability in the food production process. The transformation from industrial to sustainable agriculture is discussed within the

Microbial BioTechnology for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1

Microbial BioTechnology for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1
  • Author : Naveen Kumar Arora,Brahim Bouizgarne
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2022-04-10
  • ISBN : 9811648425
GET THIS BOOKMicrobial BioTechnology for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1

This volume explains the recent findings on the mutualistic plant–microbe interactions and how they can be utilized for sustainable agriculture practices including land reclamation. The book covers mainly plant growth promoting microorganisms (PGPMs) including both the symbiotic bacteria and fungi and their role in mobilization of nutrients, providing protection to the crops from phytopathogens and abiotic stresses. PGPMs play important roles in survival and health of the plant. These useful microorganisms provide plants with nutrients, protect them from pathogens

Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnology

Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnology
  • Author : T. Satyanarayana,Bhavdish Narain Johri,Anil Prakash
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2012-01-02
  • ISBN : 9789400722149
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This review of recent developments in our understanding of the role of microbes in sustainable agriculture and biotechnology covers a research area with enormous untapped potential. Chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and other agricultural inputs derived from fossil fuels have increased agricultural production, yet growing awareness and concern over their adverse effects on soil productivity and environmental quality cannot be ignored. The high cost of these products, the difficulties of meeting demand for them, and their harmful environmental legacy have encouraged

Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture

Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : M. Anwar Mallick,Manoj K. Solanki,Baby Kumari,Suresh Kumar Verma
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-09
  • ISBN : 9781000397819
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Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture presents applications of nanobiotechnology for eco-friendly agriculture practices. Implementing sustainable agriculture techniques is a crucial component in meeting projected global food demands while minimising toxic waste in the environment. Nano-technological tools – including nanoparticles, nanocapsules, nanotubes and nanomolecules – offer sustainable options to modernise agriculture systems. Written by nanotechnology experts, this book outlines how nano-formulations can improve yield without reliance on chemecial pesticides and reduce nutrient losses in fertilization. It reveals how nanotools are used for rapid disease

Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture

Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Kim Guenther
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1994
  • ISBN : MINN:31951D01047924A
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Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture

Biotechnology and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Kim Guenther
  • Publisher : DIANE Publishing
  • Release Date : 1994-12
  • ISBN : 0788114441
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Provides an introduction to the literature & debate surrounding the use of biotechnology in sustainable farming systems. Includes 127 citations plus author & subject indexes.

The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply

The Role of Biotechnology in a Sustainable Food Supply
  • Author : Jennie S. Popp,Marty D. Matlock,Molly M. Jahn,Nathan P. Kemper
  • Publisher : Cambridge University Press
  • Release Date : 2012-01-31
  • ISBN : 9780521192347
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"This publication addresses the role of biotechnology in a sustainable food supply in the 21st century. What sets this book apart is the thread that connects the broad subject matters and diverse author group. The chapters focus on the challenges, opportunities, success stories, barriers and risks associated with biotechnology. Authors are experts from around the world with broad backgrounds, experiences, and points of view. They include experts in the international aid and development, leaders in the developments and use of

Innovations in Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future

Innovations in Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future
  • Author : Naga Raju Maddela,Luz Cecilia García
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-11-12
  • ISBN : 3030801071
GET THIS BOOKInnovations in Biotechnology for a Sustainable Future

This contributed volume compiles the latest improvements in the field of biotechnology. It focuses on topics that comprises industrial, environment, agricultural and medical related issues to technology and biological studies and exhibits the correlation between the biological world and the dependence of humans on it. The book is organized into five parts covering the role of biotechnology in industrial products, environmental remediation, agriculture and pharmacological agents. Ranging from micro-scale studies to macro, it covers a huge domain of agricultural biotechnology

Current Trends in Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture

Current Trends in Microbial Biotechnology for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Ajar Nath Yadav,Joginder Singh,Chhatarpal Singh,Neelam Yadav
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-11-10
  • ISBN : 9789811569494
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Microbial biotechnology is an emerging field with applications in a broad range of sectors involving food security, human nutrition, plant protection and overall basic research in the agricultural sciences. The environment has been sustaining the burden of mankind from time immemorial, and our indiscriminate use of its resources has led to the degradation of the climate, loss of soil fertility, and the need for sustainable strategies. The major focus in the coming decades will be on achieving a green and

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • Author : Harikesh Bahadur Singh,Anukool Vaishnav
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2021-11-03
  • ISBN : 9780323860000
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This book provides a comprehensive overview of different agriculturally important microorganisms and their role as plant biostimulants. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Trichoderma, Cyanobacteria, Endophytes, and Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria have the potential to promote plant growth, disease management, nutrient acquisition, stress alleviation, and soil health management. Presenting an all-inclusive collection of information, this book will be important for students, academicians, researchers working in the field of sustainable agriculture, microbial technology, and biochemical engineers. It will also be of use for policymakers

Agricultural Biotechnology in China

Agricultural Biotechnology in China
  • Author : Valerie J. Karplus,Xing Wang Deng
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release Date : 2007-11-24
  • ISBN : 9780387711393
GET THIS BOOKAgricultural Biotechnology in China

Agricultural Biotechnology in China: Origins and Prospects is a comprehensive examination of how the origins of biotechnology research agendas, along with the effectiveness of the seed delivery system and biosafety oversight, help to explain current patterns of crop development and adoption in China. Based on firsthand insights from China’s laboratories and farms, Valerie Karplus and Dr. Xing Wang Deng explore the implications of China’s investment for the nation’s rural development, environmental footprint, as well as its global

Plant-Microbial Interactions and Smart Agricultural Biotechnology

Plant-Microbial Interactions and Smart Agricultural Biotechnology
  • Author : Swati Tyagi,Robin Kumar,Baljeet Saharan,Ashok Kumar Nadda
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-29
  • ISBN : 9781000453744
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Considering the ever-increasing global population and finite arable land, technology and sustainable agricultural practices are required to improve crop yield. This book examines the interaction between plants and microbes and considers the use of advanced techniques such as genetic engineering, revolutionary gene editing technologies, and their applications to understand how plants and microbes help or harm each other at the molecular level. Understanding plant-microbe interactions and related gene editing technologies will provide new possibilities for sustainable agriculture. The book will

Cyanobacterial Lifestyle and its Applications in Biotechnology

Cyanobacterial Lifestyle and its Applications in Biotechnology
  • Author : Prashant Kumar Singh,Maria F. Fillat,Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2021-09-30
  • ISBN : 9780323910491
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Environmental change is affecting the world's agricultural productivity. This is coupled with an increase in population: according to the United Nations Department for Economic and Social Affairs, the global population is estimated to reach 9.7 billion by 2050. Therefore, the current situation requires that we develop climate-smart technologies to improve crop productivity to sustain the ever-rising global population. Current-day farmers are introducing a considerable amount of agrochemicals to enhance crop productivity. Indiscriminate agrochemical application has altered not only the soil's physic-chemical and

Microbial BioTechnology for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1

Microbial BioTechnology for Sustainable Agriculture Volume 1
  • Author : Naveen Kumar Arora
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2022-07-03
  • ISBN : 9789811648434
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