Genetic improvement of horticultural crops by biotechnology

XXIVth International Horticultural Congress, Kyoto International Conference Hall, 21-27 August 1994, Kyoto, Japan
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International Society for Horticultural Science , Leuven, Belgium
Agricultural biotechnology -- Congresses., Horticultural crops -- Congresses., Genetic engineering -- Congre
Statementconveners, T. Nishio, C. Doré ; [editors, T. Nishio, C. Doré].
SeriesActa horticulturae -- no. 392.
ContributionsNishio, T., Doré, C., International Society for Horticultural Science., International Horticultural Congress (24th : 1994 : Kyoto, Japan)
The Physical Object
Pagination274 p. :
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Open LibraryOL15412320M
ISBN 109066054662

Genetic Improvement of Horticultural Crops by Biotechnology. Number. ISBN. ISSN. Division Plant Genetic Resources and Biotechnology; Transplant and Stand Establishment of Horticultural Crops. Genetic Engineering of Horticultural Crops provides key insights into commercialized crops, their improved productivity, disease and pest resistance, and enhanced nutritional or medicinal benefits.

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[T Nishio; C Doré; International Society for Horticultural Science.;]. 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 of.

means including biotechnology. Biotechnology is defined as a set of tools that uses living organisms (or parts of organisms) to make or modify a product, improve plants, trees or animals, or develop microorganisms for specific uses. Agricultural biotechnology is the term used in crop and livestock improvement through biotechnology tools.

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Genetic transformation is one of the novel approaches that have shown promise in improvement of temperate fruit crops for traits such as tolerance to biotic and abiotic stresses, enhanced shelf-life, improvement in yield and quality of produce, reduced generation period, and also breeding for.

Differences between horticultural and agronomic crops are reflected in genetic improvement objectives. Agronomic crops become commodities in which the product is interchangeable. Breeding objectives are based on increasing yield, often determined by resistance to biotic and non-biotic stress.

For example improvement in hybrid maizeFile Size: KB. Improved disease resistance is the highest priority of the celery breeder. Developments in biotechnology place celery breeding at the same level of sophistication as several other horticultural crops.

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Quality improvement of crop plants is a significant component in nutritional and food security. It is always a challenge both in field and horticultural crops. Status Horticultural Crops Identifying the Need for Transgenic Traits 2.

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5. Plant tissue culture industry in India/Suman Govil and Shrish C. Gupta. III. Biotechnology and Crop Improvement: 6. In vitro androgenesis in the improvement of horticultural crops/Shashi B.

Babbar, Neetika Walia and Soom N. Raina. Molecular markers and their application in horticultural crops/Lalitha Anand. the congested intellectual property landscape and its effect on the use of biotechnology for the development of horticultural and subsistence crops D.

Delmer PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS OF AGRICULTURAL BIOTECHNOLOGY IN THE UNITED STATES IN This comprehensive book covers 19 different topics related to the use of transgenic plant technology to improve ornamental plants, ranging from metabolic engineering of flower color and scent to improving cold, drought, and disease tolerance in horticultural and ornamental crops to the economics of horticultural biotechnology.

About The Biology of Horticultural Crops. leading to a concluding chapter that considers genetic improvement, including the use of tissue culture and plant biotechnology. The book includes many specially produced original illustrations and the extensive reading lists will make it invaluable for students and citrus specialists.

ISHS Acta Horticulturae Genetic Improvement of Horticultural Crops by Biotechnology APPLICATION OF ANTHER CULTURE AND ISOLATED MICROSPORE CULTURE TO VEGETABLE CROP IMPROVEMENT Authors. Specialty crops are an economically important in California and are increasingly recognized as critically important to sustained human health.

However, the applications of molecular genetic strategies to improve California specialty crops has been limited by the identification of specific strategies for improvement and by the existence of significant intellectual property barriers. Objective 3: Crop improvement - integrate gene discovery, and gene function in horticultural and bioenergy crops As the information regarding gene function and gene-trait relationship in tree fruits accumulates, it becomes imperative to apply this information to deliver tangible products in terms of improved crops.

Ravishankar is currently Principal Scientist at ICAR-Indian Institute of Horticultural Research, Bangalore, India. He has been associated with the Division of Biotechnology for last two decades. His area of research interests are genetics, genomics, association studies and marker assisted breeding of horticultural crops.

Book Detail: Breeding of Fruit and Plantation Crops Language: English Pages: Author: Dr. Auxcilia, Dr. Shabha Price: Free Fundamental of Horticulture PDF Book Free Download Theory History and development, importance of fruit breeding Centers of diversity distribution and domestication of fruit species Problems in fruit breeding – heterozygosity, polyploidy Problems in fruit.

Genetic improvement has played a vital role in enhancing the yield potential of vegetable crops. There are numerous vegetable crops grown worldwide and variable degrees of research on genetics, breeding and biotechnology have been conducted on these : Elsevier Science. ♥ Book Title: Breeding Vegetable Crops ♣ Name Author: Mark J.

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Each crop has its own different. Genetic improvement of vegetables using transgenic technology Transgenic Research in Tuber and Root Crops Genetic engineering in medicinal and aromatic plants Biosafety and bioregulatory mechanism in transgenic crops Critical evaluation of the benefits and risks of genetically modified horticultural crops Richard Litz is a professor emeritus in the Department of Horticultural Sciences of the University of Florida.

From until his retirement inhe was at the Tropical Research and Education Center in Homestead, where he developed and led a research programme that focused on biotechnology of tropical fruit crops, e.g., avocado, carambola, litchi, longan, mango and papaya.

The improvement of the yield and quality of horticultural crops has been receiving increasing research attention.

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Given the development and advantages of genome-editing technologies, research that uses genome editing to improve horticultural crops has substantially increased in recent by: 4.

Benefits: Following are a few examples of benefits resulting from applying currently available genetic engineering techniques to agricultural biotechnology.

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In order to access genetic diversity easily by researchers and breeders, most crops are conserved in genebanks, seed, and/or field, typically as part of individual national germplasm systems.

The improvement of fruits and vegetable plants considerably depends on the extent of genetic variability existing within the species as well as their crop Author: Sochinwechi Nwosisi, Kripa Dhakal, Dilip Nandwani, Joshua Ibukun Raji, Sarada Krishnan, Yoel Beovide.Horticultural Plant Breeding is a complete and comprehensive resource for the development of new cultivars or clones of horticultural crops.

It covers the basic theories that underpin plant breeding and applies Mendelian, quantitative and population inheritance practices in smaller populations where the individual plant has high value. Here these methods of improving quality in horticultural crops have been discussed with several achievements obtained in different fields.

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