Transgenic Herbicide Resistance in Plants

Transgenic Herbicide Resistance in Plants

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This book provides a comprehensive and in-depth discussion on the development of herbicide resistance during the past 50 years, emphasizing the biochemical pathways of herbicide resistance in weeds. It discusses the principles of plant genetics, different methods of genetic engineering, makingof transgenic plants, various transgenic crops conferred with herbicide resistance, evolution of weed, problems subsequent to growing of transgenic crops, benefits and risks of growing transgenic crops, and management of transgenic crops. Packed with up-to-date information, the book includes relevant references, data, figures, and illustrations.... seed production to ensure cross-fertilization without the need for mechanical or manual emasculation and to minimize costs. ... Despite the promise plastid transformation holds in ensuring transgene containment, transmission of plastid DNA via ... 2004; Rufetal. 2004], even very low levels of paternal gene transfer, may be sufficient for the escape and spread of a ... crops would also be fertilized by pollen from other plants resulting in hybridization [Dunwell and Ford 2005; Lu 2003, anbsp;...

Title:Transgenic Herbicide Resistance in Plants
Author:V. S. Rao
Publisher:CRC Press - 2014-12-19


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