By Alan L. Kriz,Brian A. Larkins
During the earlier decade, there was large development in maize biotechnology. This quantity offers an summary of our present wisdom of maize molecular genetics, the way it is getting used to enhance the crop, and destiny percentages for crop enhancement. a number of chapters take care of genetically engineered qualities which are at the moment, or quickly should be, in advertisement construction. Technical techniques for introducing novel genes into the maize genome, the regeneration of vegetation from remodeled cells, and the construction of transgenic strains for box construction are lined. extra, the authors describe how molecular genetic options are getting used to spot genes and symbolize their functionality, and the way those methods are applied to advance elite maize germplasm. in addition, molecular biology and physiological stories of corn as a foundation for the development of its dietary and food-making homes are incorporated. ultimately, the starting to be use of corn as biomass for power construction is discussed.
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Molecular Genetic Approaches to Maize Improvement: 63 (Biotechnology in Agriculture and Forestry) by Alan L. Kriz,Brian A. Larkins