Fiber Plants : Biology, Biotechnology and Applications

This book assesses the potential effects of biotechnological approaches, particularly genetic modification, on the present state of fiber crop cultivation and sustainable production. Leading international researchers discuss and explain how biotechnology can affect and solve problems in connection w...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Ramawat, K.G. (Editor), Ahuja, M. R. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: Cham Springer International Publishing 2016, 2016
Edition:1st ed. 2016
Series:Sustainable Development and Biodiversity
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary:This book assesses the potential effects of biotechnological approaches, particularly genetic modification, on the present state of fiber crop cultivation and sustainable production. Leading international researchers discuss and explain how biotechnology can affect and solve problems in connection with fiber crops. The topics covered include biology, biotechnology, genomics and applications of fiber crops like cotton, flax, jute and bamboo. Providing complete, comprehensive and broad subject-based reviews, the book offers a valuable resource for students, teachers, and researchers including agriculturists, biotechnologists and botanists, as well as industrialists and government agencies involved in the planning of fiber crop cultivation
Physical Description:XI, 258 p. 61 illus., 39 illus. in color online resource
ISBN:9783319445700