The book is a comprehensive reference work on agricultural biotechnology. It brings together the principles and contemporary agricultural biotechnology. Topics such as history and scope of agricultural biotechnology, plant tissues culture, techniques of genetic modification, crop improvement, production of transgenic crops etc. are dealt with comprehensively. Modern biotechnology has great potential to influence and benefit agriculture. Highly useful publication for agriculture scientists, biotechnologists.
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History and Scope of Agricultural Biotechnology
Plant Tissue Culture
Plant Gene Transfer
Comprehensive Analysis of Cell and Tissues
Molecular Biology of Nitrogen Fixation
Microbial Inoculants and Organic Fertilisers
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