Improvement of Cereal Quality by Genetic Engineering

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Covers the development of techniques for transforming cereals, the genetic engineering of cereal protein and starch quality, improving barley quality, and the regulation of cereal genetic engineering. The 20 papers comprise the proceedings of a symposium in Sydney, Australia, September 1993. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461360377
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1994
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 174
  • Product dimensions: 7.00 (w) x 10.00 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Table of Contents

Development of Techniques for the Transformation of Cereals: An Assessment of Methods for the Genetic Transformation of Wheat (R.I.S. Brettell et al.). Genetic Engineering of Wheat and Barley (K. Katha et al.). Genetic Engineering of Cereal Protein Quality: Improvement of Barley and Wheat Quality by Genetic Engineering (P.R. Shrewry et al.). Progress Towards Genetic Engineering of Wheat with Improved Quality (O. Anderson et al.). Genetic Engineering of Cereal Starch Quality: Prospects for the Production of Cereals with Improved Starch Properties (J. Priess et al.). Genetic Engineering of Resistance to Starch Hydrolysis Caused by PreHarvest Sprouting (R.J. Henry et al.). Improvement of Barley Quality by Genetic Engineering: Potential for the Improvement of Malting Quality of Barley by Genetic Engineering (G. Fincher). Regulation of Cereal Genetic Engineering: S. BrookeTaylor et al.). 10 additional articles. Index.

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