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Plant breeding

Plant breeding

Plant breeding is a key tool in the scientific battle to maintain food security, particularly in the context of climate change.

Collation and publication of specialist plant breeding literature by CABI dates back to 1929 and has covered all key advances and developments in the area since that time.  Our comprehensive coverage includes all aspects of crop breeding, genetics and biotechnology, and plant genetic resources.

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Biotechnology of Fruit and Nut Crops

This book covers the biotechnology of all the major fruit and nut species, with persimmon, pomegranate and loquat included for the first time and colour illustrations illustrating the crop species and their wild relatives. Family by family, it detail...

Plant-derived Pharmaceuticals: Principles and Applications for Developing Countries

Describing recent developments in the engineering and generation of plants as production platforms for biopharmaceuticals, this book includes both vaccines and monoclonal antibodies. It has a particular emphasis on targeting diseases which predominat...

Handbook of Microbial Metabolism of Amino Acids, The

This book collates and reviews recent advances in the microbial metabolism of amino acids, emphasizing diversity - in terms of the range of organisms under investigation and their natural ecology - and the unique features of amino acid metabolism in ...