Biotechnology and genetic diversity

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California Agricultural Lands Project , San Francisco, CA
Germplasm resources, Plant., Gene banks, Plant., Plant gene
Statementby Steven C. Witt.
SeriesBriefBook
ContributionsCalifornia Agricultural Lands Project.
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LC ClassificationsSB123.3 .W58 1985
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Pagination145 p. :
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Open LibraryOL2250466M
ISBN 100912005033
LC Control Number89126901
OCLC/WorldCa11821497

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While the usefulness genetic diversity, and, in the narrower sense, the use of already existing or improved landraces. The purpose of this book is to assess the potential effects of biotechnological approaches particularly genetic modification on biodiversity and the environment. All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity are considered.

Higher organisms. In Part I of the book the classical genetic techniques relevant to biotechnology are presented. Part II highlights the recent advances in molecular genetics which have revolutionized our knowledge in the field. Part III deals with the genetic engineering of microorganisms, and Parts IV and V concentrate on plants and animals - multicellular.

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 genetic make-up of livestock. After giving a general overview of biotechnology and animal production, this technical theme focuses on the three areas of biotechnology contributing to genetic improvement of livestock, i.e.

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reproductive biotechnology, livestock genomics and marker assisted selection (MAS), and transgenics. Genetic engineering, also called genetic modification, is the direct manipulation of an organism's genome using biotechnology.

Genes are the chemical blueprints that determine an organism's traits. Biotechnology requires germplasm, as both raw material and a source of natural variation. As a way of shaping and using genetic information, biotechnology has implication for germplasm conservation and use.

This chapter discusses these opportunities and the allocation of resources. Although. Genetic diversity is the entire amount of genes and genotypes in a group Biotechnology and genetic diversity book organisms and is of vital importance for their adaptation to different living conditions. If, for example, all humans were identical, the extinction of the entire kind could happen very fast.

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In this new volume, she brings together her thinking on the protection of biodiversity, the implications of biotechnology, and the consequences for agriculture 5/5(1). The lack of their genetic improvement is often hampered due to narrow genetic diversity.

This is the first comprehensive resource worldwide that reflects research achievements in neglected and underutilized crop biotechnology, documenting research events during the last three decades, current status, and future outlook. This book in the series “Sustainable Development and Biodiversity” contains peer-reviewed chapters from leading academicians and researchers around the world in the field of horticulture, plant taxonomy, plant biotechnology, genetics and related areas of biodiversity science centered on genetic diversity.

The book is organized into 10 major sections: (1) plant biotechnology and medicine; (2) natural resource management (biodiversity conservation and genetic diversity screening); (3) micropropagation (quality assurance and quality control); (4) in vitro secondary metabolite production; (5) harnessing the potential of hairy root cultures and plant.

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A TEXTBOOK OF BIOTECHNOLOGY FOR CLASS XII by R C DUBEY, and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at collectively termed ‘biotechnology’.

This book sets out to explore the appli-cation and impact of biotechnology on the assessment of plant genetic variation, its conservation and utilization. Biotechnology promises to make significant contributions in the fields of health care, food safety, environmental protection, bioindustrial process.

While there are widespread concerns that agricultural biotechnology might contribute to a further erosion of crop genetic diversity, in this chapter it is argued that the opposite could actually be true. Biotechnology allows for separation between the act of developing novel crop traits and the process of breeding plant by: 9.

Genetic diversity is important to a species’ fitness, long-term viability, and ability to adapt to changing environmental conditions. Chapters in this book are written by leading geneticists, molecular biologists and other specialists on relevant topics on genetic erosion and conservation genetic diversity in plants.

Biotechnology and Plant Breeding includes critical discussions of the newest and most important applications of biotechnology in plant breeding, covering key topics such as biometry applied to molecular analysis of genetic diversity, genetically modified plants, and more.

This work goes beyond recombinant DNA technology to bring together key. The methods of biotechnology now permit a greater understanding of both species and genetic diversity in plants, the mechanisms by which that variation is generated in nature, and the significance of that variation in the adaptation of plants to their environment.

Biotechnology may threaten the genetic diversity on which it depends. In the absence of conservation, commercial biotechnology may unleash a new era of genetic erosion. A commercial venture in Chile, for example, can propagate up to 10 million eucalyptus.

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All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity. The purpose of this book is to assess the potential effects of biotechnological approaches particularly genetic modification on biodiversity and the environment.

All aspects of biodiversity such as ecological diversity, species diversity and genetic diversity are considered. Chapter 27 on Experiments on Biotechnology has been deleted from the book because most of the experiments have been written in ‘Practical Microbiology’ by R.C.

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It provides a set of tools, which if appropriately integrated with other technologies can be applied for the sustainable development of agriculture. Tissue culture is being used to propagate rapidly difficult to root crops and conserve endangered/rare.

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Papers will present current trends on genetic resources description, conservation, management and research, and will highlight how new approaches and methodogies can. Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma. Book • There is need to exploit its unique properties of genetic diversity, ubiquity, tolerance to extremities, its interaction with crop plants and develop methods for its effective disposition in agriculture production to.

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