Normal view MARC view ISBD view

Plant genetic engineering: Designing crops to meet food industry specifications

By: Sharp, William R.
Contributor(s): Ammirato, P.V [coaut.] | Evans, David A [coaut.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelArticlePublisher: 1984ISSN: 0015-6639.Subject(s): Biology AGROVOC | Botany | Economic sectors | Human nutrition | Industry | Living resources | Natural resources | Production | Resources | Secondary sector | Plant breeding AGROVOCDDC classification: 86-071676 In: Food Technology v. 38, no. 2, p. 112-11986-071676Summary: 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)Collection: AGRIS Collection
Tags from this library: No tags from this library for this title. Log in to add tags.
    average rating: 0.0 (0 votes)
Item type Current location Collection Call number Copy number Status Date due Barcode Item holds
Article CIMMYT Knowledge Center: John Woolston Library

Lic. Jose Juan Caballero Flores

 

AGRIS Collection 86-071676 (Browse shelf) 1 Available 86-071676
Total holds: 0

ill., charts. 34 references

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)

English

Genetic Engineering In Food Production. New Orleans, La. (USA). 19-22 Jun 1983|COMOD

AGRIS Collection

There are no comments for this item.

Log in to your account to post a comment.
baner

International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center (CIMMYT) © Copyright 2015. Carretera México-Veracruz. Km. 45, El Batán, Texcoco, México, C.P. 56237.
If you have any question, please contact us at CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org

Centro Internacional de Mejoramiento de Maíz y Trigo (CIMMYT) © Copyright 2015. Carretera México-Veracruz. Km. 45, El Batán, Texcoco, México, C.P. 56237.
Si tiene cualquier pregunta, contáctenos a CIMMYT-Knowledge-Center@cgiar.org