Transgenic Crop Plants

  • Chittaranjan Kole
  • Charles H. Michler
  • Albert G. Abbott
  • Timothy C. Hall

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxvii
  2. N. Ferry, A. M. R. Gatehouse
    Pages 1-65
  3. Margaret C. Jewell, Bradley C. Campbell, Ian D. Godwin
    Pages 67-132
  4. Stephen O. Duke, Antonio L. Cerdeira
    Pages 133-166
  5. Stephen L. Goldman, Sairam Rudrabhatla, Michael G. Muszynski, Paul Scott, Diaa Al-Abed, Shobha D. Potlakayala
    Pages 167-198
  6. Avtar K. Handa, Alka Srivastava, Zhiping Deng, Joel Gaffe, Ajay Arora, Martín-Ernesto Tiznado-Hernández et al.
    Pages 199-248
  7. Anjanabha Bhattacharya, Pawan Kumar, Rippy Singh
    Pages 249-267
  8. Jared Q. Gerlach, Michelle Kilcoyne, Peter McKeown, Charles Spillane, Lokesh Joshi
    Pages 269-299
  9. Saikat Kumar Basu, François Eudes, Igor Kovalchuk
    Pages 301-342
  10. Narayana M. Upadhyaya, Andy Pereira, John M. Watson
    Pages 359-390
  11. Kelly D. Chenault Chamberlin
    Pages 391-410
  12. Jim M. Dunwell
    Pages 411-433
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 479-487

About this book


Development of transgenic crop plants, their utilization for improved agriculture, health, ecology and environment and their socio-political impacts are currently important fields in education, research and industries and also of interest to policy makers, social activists and regulatory and funding agencies. This work prepared with a class-room approach on this multidisciplinary subject will fill an existing gap and meet the requirements of such a broad section of readers.

Volume 2 with 13 chapters contributed by 41 eminent scientists from nine countries deliberates on the utilization of transgenic crops for resistance to herbicides, biotic stress and abiotic stress, manipulation of developmental traits, production of biofuel, biopharmaceuticals and algal bioproducts, amelioration of ecology and environment and fostering functional genomics as well as on regulations and steps for commercialization, patent and IPR issues, and compliance to concerns and compulsions of utilizing transgenic plants.


agriculture biofuel biotechnology crop plants crops development ecology genetic engineering genomics pharmaceutical plant plant breeding plants transgen transgenic plants

Editors and affiliations

  • Chittaranjan Kole
    • 1
  • Charles H. Michler
    • 2
  • Albert G. Abbott
    • 1
  • Timothy C. Hall
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of Genetics & BiochemistryClemson UniversityClemsonUSA
  2. 2.NSF I/UCRC Center for Tree GeneticsHardwood Tree Improvement and Regeneration Center at Purdue UniversityWest LafayetteUSA
  3. 3.Institute of Developmental & Molecular Biology Department of BiologyTexas A&M UniversityCollege StationUSA

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