By Dick Vreugdenhil, John Bradshaw, Christiane Gebhardt, Francine Govers, Mark A. Taylor, Donald K. L. MacKerron, Heather A. Ross
Long ago 15-20 years significant discoveries were concluded on potato biology and biotechnology. very important new instruments were built within the quarter of molecular genetics, and our figuring out of potato body structure has been revolutionized as a result of amenability of the potato to genetic transformation. This expertise has impacted our knowing of the molecular foundation of plant-pathogen interplay and has additionally opened new possibilities for using the potato in numerous non-food biotechnological purposes.
This publication covers the potato international industry because it expands additional into the recent millennium. Authors pressure the overriding desire for solid yields to put off human starvation and poverty, whereas contemplating options to augment worldwide construction and distribution. It comprehensively describes genetics and genetic assets, plant progress and improvement, reaction to the surroundings, tuber caliber, pests and illnesses, biotechnology and crop administration. Potato Biology is the main worthwhile reference to be had for all execs fascinated with the potato undefined, plant biologists and agronomists.
· bargains an realizing of the social, financial and industry components that impact creation and distribution
· Discusses advancements and worthy qualities in transgenic biology and genetic engineering
· the 1st reference solely dedicated to realizing new advances in potato biology and biotechnology