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Cover for Regulation of growth and dormancy in pea axillary buds.

Using peas as a model system, this review considers: hormonal regulation of apical dominance; branching and plant architecture; growth-dormancy cycles in pea axillary buds; origin of axillary buds; molecular and cellular activities of growing buds; gene expression in dormant buds; and manipulation...

Author(s)
Stafstrom, J. P.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994475)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fire blight: the disease and its causative agent, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Erwinia amylovora</i>.

This book is the first multi-authored book on fire blight, the most devastating bacterial disease of apples and pears. It is divided into three sections. The first section is about the disease: its epidemiology, its worldwide distribution and its economic importance, the host range of the pathogen...

ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnological applications of seed biology.

There is great interest in using the latest techniques of modern biotechnology to improve the range of both edible and industrial products from seed crops in order to benefit the ever increasing global population and to provide substitutes for raw materials, such as petrochemicals, that are...

Author(s)
Murphy, D. J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994048)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Property rights and regulations for transgenic crops in North America.

Regulations affecting marketing rights for transgenic crops are reviewed. Both Canada and the USA restrict field trials and selling of transgenic crops. The property rights situation for conventional pesticides in the USA is explained to demonstrate how rights could evolve for the 'plant pesticide' ...

Author(s)
Carlson, G.; Marra, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994574)
Type
Conference paper; Book chapter
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Cover for Genetic manipulation of ruminant biochemistry and physiology for improved productivity: current status and future potential.

This chapter discusses the current status of genetic engineering research directed towards the modification endocrine system, intermediary metabolism, digestion and disease resistance of ruminant livestock to improve animal production.

Author(s)
Ward, K. A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994635)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for 1A. Bioassays of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Bacillus thuringiensis</i> products used against agricultural pests.

This chapter describes a comprehensive collection of bioassay protocols and procedures for quantifying activities of conventional B. thuringiensis products against agricultural pests, such as lepidopterous and coleopterous insects. In tritrophic interactions of B. thuringiensis, the microbe...

Author(s)
Navon, A.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994222)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bee pollination.

This chapter discusses bee pollination and briefly describes the plant parts (flowers and fruits) involved in this process. Plant pollination requirements are also described, as well as bees as effective insect pollinators. The ecology of bee pollination and the importance of crop attraction to...

Author(s)
Delaplane, K. S.; Mayer, D. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851994482)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Legislation, codes of conduct and conventions.

Legislation, regulations and voluntary codes are used at national and international levels to ensure good practice in pest management, to govern the safe use and availability of pest control products, the quality of food and other products that require treatment against pests and the introduction...

Author(s)
Dent, D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993409)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Transgenic varieties and rootstocks resistant to fire blight.

This chapter emphasizes on the genes currently used for resistance to fire blight (Erwinia amylovora) and current progress with them. Specific sections are provided on: gene transfer in apples and pears, general considerations in transgene expression and deployment, genes being evaluated for...

Author(s)
Norelli, J. L.; Aldwinckle, H. S.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851992945)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biotechnology.

This chapter concentrates on the biotechnological techniques developed in the fields of plant cell tissue culture and genetic engineering. Information is presented under the following headings: in vitro cultures and plant regeneration of grain legumes, including introduction to in vitro culture,...

Author(s)
Kuchuk, N.; Griga, M.; Kosturkova, G.; Ilieva-Stoilova, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994673)
Type
Book chapter

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