Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology (PDF)

Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology

Author:
Rajeev K. Varshney, Manish K. Pandey &
Annapurna Chitikineni
Release at: 2018
Pages: 306
Edition:
First Edition (Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology)
File Size: 6 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English



Description of Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology 1st Edition (PDF)

Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology by Rajeev K. Varshney, Manish K. Pandey & Annapurna Chitikineni is a great book available for (PDF) download. The elimination of hunger and malnutrition from society is a key challenge of all agricultural stakeholders around the world. Feeding the global population has never been so challenging, especially in the context of diminishing land and water resources, an ever-increasing global population, and climate change. The only solution may be to develop climate-smart plant varieties that are produced with appropriate agricultural management practices. Today, agriculture is facing an acute shortage of advanced germplasms to replace inferior varieties in farmers’ fields. A “game-changer” strategy for the development of improved germplasm and cultivation practices needs to be implemented quickly and precisely to tackle both current and future adverse environmental conditions.

Fast-evolving technologies can serve as a potential growth engine in agriculture because many of these technologies have revolutionized other industries in the recent past. The tremendous advancements in biotechnology methods, cost-effective sequencing technology, refinement of genomic tools, standardization of modern genomics-assisted breeding methods, and digitalization of the entire breeding process and value chain hold great promise for taking global agriculture to the next level through the development of improved climate-smart seeds. These technologies can dramatically increase our capacity for understanding the molecular basis of traits and utilizing the available resources for accelerated development of stable, high-yield, nutritious, efficient, and climate-smart crop varieties. These improved crop varieties and agricultural practices will help us to address global food security issues in an equitable and sustainable manner.




Content of Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology 1st Edition (PDF)


Chapter 1: Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology: An Introduction

Chapter 2: Advances in Sequencing and Resequencing in Crop Plants

Chapter 3: Revolution in Genotyping Platforms for Crop Improvement

Chapter 4: Trait Mapping Approaches Through Linkage Mapping in Plants

Chapter 5: Trait Mapping Approaches Through Association Analysis in Plants

Chapter 6: Genetic Mapping Populations for Conducting High-Resolution Trait Mapping in Plants

Chapter 7: TILLING: The Next Generation

Chapter 8: Advances in Transcriptomics of Plants

Chapter 9: Metabolomics in Plant Stress Physiology

Chapter 10: Epigenetics and Epigenomics of Plants

Chapter 11: Nanotechnology in Plants

Chapter 12: Current Status and Future Prospects of Next-Generation Data Management and Analytical Decision Support Tools for Enhancing Genetic Gains in Crops

Index

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