Search for New Genes

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Academic Foundation, 2007 - Medical - 331 pages
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Produced following a symposium of the National Association of Agricultural Sciences in 2006, these essays provide a comprehensive update on the modern biotechnological options for biodiversity management, gene prospecting, development of designer crops, and bioremediation.
 

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Contents

EditorsContributors
9
Preface
15
Impact of Gene Science in Agriculture
31
Dr B P Pal and Indias Agricultural Renaissance
39
Search for Genes in an Evolving Agriculture
53
Then and
61
Genetic Improvement of Rose
75
Novel Approaches for Characterisation
93
Pyramiding of GenesQTLs for Crop Improvement
145
Molecular Genetics of Floral Induction
173
Plants as Bioreactors
211
Biodegradation of Nitroaromatic Pesticides
221
Science or Dogma?
245
Participatory Search and Utilisation of Genes
265
Community Rights and Models for Benefit Sharing
277
Harnessing Community and Individual Knowledge
311

Genes and Promoters
107
Allele Mining
121

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About the author (2007)

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V. L. Chopra is a former secretary of the Indian Department of Agricultural Research and Education and director general of the Indian Council of Agricultural Research. R. P. Sharma is a fellow at the Indian National Science Academy and the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences. S. R. Bhat is a scientist at the National Research Centre on Plant Biotechnology in India. B. M. Prasanna is a fellow at the Indian Council of Agricultural Research.

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