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Genetic Engineering of Plants

Agricultural Research Opportunities and Policy Concerns

by National Research Council (US)

  • 159 Want to read
  • 39 Currently reading

Published by National Academies Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Botany & plant sciences,
  • Genetics (non-medical),
  • Agriculture - Agronomy,
  • Science / Genetics,
  • Plant Genetics,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Agriculture,
  • Crops,
  • Genetic engineering,
  • Plant breeding,
  • Research

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages96
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10356802M
    ISBN 100309034345
    ISBN 109780309034340

    Genetic engineering of plants. San Francisco, CA: California Agricultural Lands Project, © (OCoLC) Document Type: Book: All Authors / Contributors: Steven C Witt; Elizabeth Aldrich; California Agricultural Lands Project. The term genetic engineering initially referred to various techniques used for the modification or manipulation of organisms through the processes of heredity and such, the term embraced both artificial selection and all the interventions of biomedical techniques, among them artificial insemination, in vitro fertilization (e.g., “test-tube” babies), cloning, and gene.

    William C. Taylor Department of Genetics University of California Berkeley, California It is evident by now that there is a great deal of interest in exploiting the new technologies to genetically engineer new forms of plants. A purpose of . 34 GENETIC ENGINEERING OF PLANTS plant retains resistance, then its progeny must be evaluated to see if the trait is stably inherited. Not all traits can be selected as easily as herbicide resistance, where the trait itself is the selective agent.

      This book is printed on acid-free paper. A.J. Nair. Introduction to Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering. ISBN: The publisher recognizes and respects all marks used by companies, manufacturers, and developers as a means to distinguish their products. All brand names and product names mentioned in this book. Download Biotechnology and Genetic Engineering Download free online book chm pdf Diagnostics, Protein Therapeutics, Nucleic Acids as Therapeutic Agents, Vaccines, Recombinant Microorganisms, Genetic Engineering of Plants: Methodology, Transgenic Plants, Transgenic Animals, Molecular Biotechnology and Society. Ashwani Kumar and.


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Genetic Engineering of Plants by National Research Council (US) Download PDF EPUB FB2

Unique to this book is the integrative point of view taken between plant genetic engineering and socioeconomic and environmental issues. Considerations of regulatory processes to release genetically modified plants, as well as the public acceptance of.

"The book is, in fact, a short text on the many practical problems associated with translating the explosion in basic biotechnological research into the next Green Revolution," explains Economic Botany. The book is "a concise and accurate narrative, that also manages to be interesting and personal a splendid little book." Biotechnology states, "Because of the.

Genetic engineering is defined as the direct manipulation of an organism’s genes including heritable and nonheritable recombinant DNA constructs. Genetic engineering, also called recombinant DNA technology, involves the group of techniques used to cut up and join together genetic material, especially DNA from different biological species, and.

Genetic engineering techniques have also been used in the direct genetic alteration of livestock and laboratory animals (see pharming). In scientists at the Scripps Research Institute created genetically engineered Escherichia coli bacteria that included a pair of synthetic nucleotides, or DNA bases, in its genetic code.

Genetic engineering is used by scientists to enhance or modify the characteristics of an individual organism. Genetic engineering can be applied to any organism, from a virus to a sheep. For example, genetic engineering can be used to produce plants that have a higher nutritional value or can tolerate exposure to herbicides.

William C. Taylor Department of Genetics University of California Berkeley, California It is evident by now that there is a great deal of interest in exploiting the new technologies to genetically engineer new forms of plants.

Genetic Engineering / Genetic Engineering of Plants book DNA technology Genetic engineering is a broad term referring to manipulation of an organisms’ nucleic acid.

Organisms whose genes have been artificially altered for a desired affect is often called genetically modified organism (GMO).

Recombinant DNA technology (rDNA) is technology that is used to cut a known DNA. Genetic Engineering. As noted in Chapter 1, this report defines genetic engineering specifically as one type of genetic modification that involves an intended targeted change in a plant or animal gene sequence to effect a specific result through the use of rDNA technology.

A variety of genetic engineering techniques are described in the. Browse book content. About the book. Search in this book. Search in this book. Browse content genetic engineering creates plants with specific changes in the background of a proven cultivar without disturbing their genetic constitution.

Expression of undesirable genes can be blocked by the application of antisense gene technology and RNAi. Genetic engineering is the alteration of an organism’s genotype using recombinant DNA technology to modify an organism’s DNA to achieve desirable traits.

The addition of foreign DNA in the form of recombinant DNA vectors generated by molecular cloning is the most common method of genetic engineering. The book, while having only five chapters, covers a wide range of topics in genetic engineering of microorganisms, plants and animals.

Specifically it covers both the natural and social sciences. In the natural sciences topics ranging from the genetic engineering of microorganisms to produce antibiotics, the gene targeting and transformation in plants, the generation of marker-free.

introduction to molecular biology and genetic engineering gen otype is the phenotype (i.e. the orga nism’s morph ology and physi ology).

If a particular char acteristic, su ch as brown eye Author: Zephaniah Dhlamini. Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods presents state-of-the-art discussions in modern genetics and genetic engineering. Recent volumes have covered gene therapy research, genetic mapping, plant science and technology, transport protein biochemistry, and viral vectors in gene therapy, among many other : Kirk Moll.

Research. Much of the advances in the field genetic engineering has come from experimentation with advances in tissue culture and plant cellular mechanisms for a wide range of plants has originated from systems developed in tobacco.

It was the first plant to be genetically engineered and is considered a model organism for not only genetic engineering, but a range. This book was first published in For those working in molecular biology, this book describes techniques in plant genetic research and the practical application of genetic engineering to important crop plants such as the : $ Genetic engineering is a new type of genetic modification.

It is the purposeful addition of a foreign gene or genes to the genome of an organism. A gene holds information that will give the organism a trait. Genetic engineering is not bound by the limitations of traditional plant breeding.

All the contributors are actively engaged in research in plant biotechnology and several are concerned directly with its commercial applications.

Their chapters highlight the importance of a fundamental understanding of plant physiology, biochemistry, and cell and molecular biology for the successful genetic engineering of plants.

Some aspects of host-microbe interactions provide opportunities for genetic engineering for disease resistance (Dangl et al., ). For example, genes that encode proteins capable of breaking down mycotoxins (Karlovsky, ) or inhibiting the activity of cell-wall-degrading enzymes can be introduced into by: 8.

Program of the Convocation on Genetic Engineering of Plants: Speakers and Panelists Introductory Remarks WALTER A. ROSENBLITH, Foreign Secretary, National Academy of Sciences GEORGE A. KEYWORTH TI, Science Adviser to the President GEORGE E. BROWN, JR., Chairman, House Subcommittee on Department Operations, Research and Foreign.

Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops provides key insights into commercialized crops, their improved productivity, disease and pest resistance, and enhanced nutritional or medicinal benefits.

It includes insights into key technologies, such as marker traits identification and genetic traits transfer for increased productivity, examining the latest transgenic advances in a variety.

Genetic Engineering: Principles and Methods presents state-of-the-art discussions in modern genetics and genetic engineering. Recent volumes have covered gene therapy research, genetic mapping, plant science and technology, transport protein biochemistry, and viral vectors in gene therapy, among many other topics.Genetic engineering can be used to introduce specific traits into plants.

It will not replace conventional breeding but can add to the efficiency of crop improvement. It is possible due to the fact that plants are totipotent, enabling regeneration of a new plant Genetic Engineering of Plants - J. A. Thomson. This book, a collection of articles pretty much against biotechnology, is a mixture of rationality and hype.

There are some good arguments in some of the articles, and the book inadvertently introduces the reader to a lot of the activity and research currently being done in biotechnology and genetic by: