Sharp, William R.

Plant genetic engineering: Designing crops to meet food industry specifications - 1984 - Printed

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The genetic engineering of plants and its application to crop improvements for the food industry are reviewed and discussed. Topics include plant genetic engineering vs. conventional plant breeding; clonal propagation for the large-scale production of genetic copies of superior genetic variaties of plants for commercial use; the somaclonal and gametoclonal variations of clonal propagation; protoplast fusion technology (the fusion of wall-less cells); the use of recombinant DNA technology; and the development of proprietary plant variaties. (wz)


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