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Biologie algemeen

Jonathan Gressel

Genetic Glass Ceilings

€ 69.95



Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Foreword by Klaus Ammann-The Needs for Plant Biodiversity: The General Case ix
Preface xvii
1 Why Crop Biodiversity?
1
2 Domestication: Reaching a Glass Ceiling
8
3 Transgenic Tools for Regaining Biodiversity: Breaching the Ceiling
42
4 Biosafety Considerations with Further Domesticated Crops
73
5 Introduction to Case Studies: Where the Ceiling Needs to be Breached
138
6 Evil Weevils or Us: Who Gets to Eat the Grain?
150
7 Kwashiorkor, Diseases, and Cancer: Needed: Food without Mycotoxins
161
8 Emergency Engineering of Standing Forage Crops to Contain Pandemics Transient Redomestication
173
9 Meat and Fuel from Straw
178
10 Papaya: Saved by Transgenics 198
11 Palm Olive Oils: Healthier Palm Oil 202
12 Rice: A Major Crop Undergoing Continual Transgenic Further Domestication 219
13 Tef: The Crop for Dry Extremes 241
14 Buckwheat: The Crop for Poor Cold Extremes 257
15 Should Sorghum Be a Crop for the Birds and the Witches? 272
16 Oilseed Rape: Unfinished Domestication 300
17 Reinventing Safflower 316
18 Swollen Necks from Fonio Millet and Pearl Millet 325
19 Grass Pea: Take This Poison 332
20 Limits to Domestication: Dioscorea deltoidea 351
21 Tomato: Bring Back Flavr Savr : Conceptually 357
22 Orchids: Sustaining Beauty 366
23 Olives: and Other Allergenic, Messy Landscaping Species 374
Epilogue 382
References 387
Index 447
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Hardback
488 pagina's
Januari 2008
798 gram
235 x 159 x 38 mm
Johns Hopkins University Press us


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