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Plant Genetics and Molecular Biology

  • Rajeev K. Varshney
  • Manish K. Pandey
  • Annapurna Chitikineni


  • Outlines the latest advances in plant biotechnology

  • Explores the improvement of agriculture through plant genetics, genomics and molecular biology

  • Provides readers with an up-to-date review of the speedy progress in the various areas of agricultural biotechnology


Part of the Advances in Biochemical Engineering/Biotechnology book series (ABE, volume 164)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Rajeev K. Varshney, Manish K. Pandey, Annapurna Chitikineni
    Pages 1-9
  3. Pradeep R. Marri, Liang Ye, Yi Jia, Ke Jiang, Steven D. Rounsley
    Pages 11-35
  4. Armin Scheben, Jacqueline Batley, David Edwards
    Pages 37-52
  5. M. Saba Rahim, Himanshu Sharma, Afsana Parveen, Joy K. Roy
    Pages 83-108
  6. Bradley J. Till, Sneha Datta, Joanna Jankowicz-Cieslak
    Pages 139-160
  7. Naghmeh Nejat, Abirami Ramalingam, Nitin Mantri
    Pages 161-185
  8. Arindam Ghatak, Palak Chaturvedi, Wolfram Weckwerth
    Pages 187-236
  9. Chandra Bhan Yadav, Garima Pandey, Mehanathan Muthamilarasan, Manoj Prasad
    Pages 237-261
  10. Ismail Ocsoy, Didar Tasdemir, Sumeyye Mazicioglu, Weihong Tan
    Pages 263-275
  11. Abhishek Rathore, Vikas K. Singh, Sarita K. Pandey, Chukka Srinivasa Rao, Vivek Thakur, Manish K. Pandey et al.
    Pages 277-292
  12. Back Matter
    Pages 293-298

About this book


This book reviews the latest advances in multiple fields of plant biotechnology and the opportunities that plant genetics, genomics and molecular biology have offered for agriculture improvement. Advanced technologies can dramatically enhance our capacity in understanding the molecular basis of traits and utilizing the available resources for accelerated development of high yielding, nutritious, input-use efficient and climate-smart crop varieties. In this book, readers will discover the significant advances in plant genetics, structural and functional genomics, trait and gene discovery, transcriptomics, proteomics, metabolomics, epigenomics, nanotechnology and analytical & decision support tools in breeding. This book appeals to researchers, academics and other stakeholders of global agriculture.


Genotyping Platforms Crop Plants Genetic Diversity Trait Mapping Agricultural Biotechnology Molecular Breeding Transcriptomics Gene Ontology

Editors and affiliations

  • Rajeev K. Varshney
    • 1
  • Manish K. Pandey
    • 2
  • Annapurna Chitikineni
    • 3
  1. 1.International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)HyderabadIndia
  2. 2.International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)HyderabadIndia
  3. 3.International Crops Research Institute for the Semi-Arid Tropics (ICRISAT)HyderabadIndia

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