Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies

Sustainable Agriculture and New Biotechnologies

by Noureddine Benkeblia (Editor)


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781439825044
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 08/01/2011
Series: Advances in Agroecology Series
Pages: 556
Product dimensions: 7.20(w) x 10.10(h) x 1.40(d)

About the Author

Noureddine Benkeblia, Department of Life Sciences, University of the West Indies Mona Campus, Kingston 7, Jamaica

Table of Contents

The Use of Omics Databases for Plants
Ayako Suzuki, Keita Suwabe, and Kentaro Yano

High-Throughput Approaches for Characterization and Efficient Use of Plant Genetic Resources
Jaroslava Ovesná, Anna Janská, Sylva Zelenková, and Petr Maršík

Breeding for Sustainability: Utilizing High-Throughput Genomics to Design Plants for a New Green Revolution
Traci Viinanen

Transcription Factors, Gene Regulatory Networks, and Agronomic Traits
John Gray and Erich Grotewold

Contribution of "Omics" Approaches to Sustainable Herbivore Production
Jean-François Hocquette, Hamid Boudra, Isabelle Cassar-Malek, Christine Leroux, Brigitte Picard, Isabelle Savary-Auzeloux, Laurence Bernard, Agnès Cornu, Denys Durand, Anne Ferlay, Dominique Gruffat, Diego Morgavi, and Claudia Terlouw

Mining Omic Technologies and Their Application to Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production Systems
Noureddine Benkeblia

Identification of Molecular Processes Underlying Abiotic Stress Plants Adaptation Using "Omics" Technologies
Urmila Basu

Rhizosphere Metabolomics: A Study of Biochemical Processes
Kalyan Chakravarthy Mynampati, Sheela Reuben, and Sanjay Swarup

Microbial Functionality and Diversity in Agroecosystems: A Soil Quality Perspective
Felipe Bastida, César Nicolás, José Luis Moreno, Teresa Hernández, and Carlos García

Survey in Plant Root Proteomics: To Know the Unknown
Sophie Alvarez and Leslie M. Hicks

Applications of Agricultural and Medicinal Biotechnology in Functional Foods
Kandan Aravindaram and Ning-Sun Yang

Nutritional Genomics and Sustainable Agriculture
María Luisa Guillén, Mercedes Sotos-Prieto, and Dolores Corella

Metabolomics: Current View on Fruit Quality Relation with Human Health
Ilian Badjako, Violeta Kondakova, and Atanas Atanassov

New Farm Management Strategy to Enhance Sustainable Rice Production in Japan and Indonesia
Masakazu Komatsuzaki and Faiz M. Syuaib

Advances in Genetics and Genomics for Sustainable Peanut Production
Baozhu Guo, Charles Chen, Ye Chu, C. Corley Holbrook, Peggy Ozias-Akins, and H. Thomas Stalker

The Relevance of Compositional and Metabolite Variability in Safety Assessments of Novel Crops
George G. Harrigan, Angela Hendrickson Culler, William P. Ridley, and Kevin C. Glenn

Gene-Expression Analysis of Cell-Cycle Regulation Genes in Virus-Infected Rice Leaves
Shoshi Kikuchi and Kouji Satoh

Transcriptomics, Proteomics and Metabolomics: Integration of Latest Technologies for Improving Wheat Productivity in Future
Michael G. Francki, Allison C. Crawford, and Klaus Oldach

Impact of Climatic Changes on Crop Agriculture: OMICS for Sustainability and Next-Generation Crops
Sajad Majeed Zargar, Muslima Nazir, Kyoungwon Cho, Dea-Wook Kim, Oliver Andrzej, Hodgson Jones, Abhijit Sarkar, Shashi Bhushan Agrawal, Junko Shibato, Akihiro Kubo, Nam-Soo Jwa, Ganesh Kumar Agrawal, and Randeep Rakwal

Designing Oilseeds for Biomaterial Production
Thomas A. McKeon

Bioenergy from Agricultural Biowaste: Key Technologies and Concepts
Suman Khowala and Swagata Pal


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