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  • 1
    Keywords: Medicine ; Gene Therapy ; Virology ; Biomedical Engineering ; Animal genetics ; Nanotechnology ; Biomedicine ; Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology ; Animal Genetics and Genomics ; Gene Therapy ; Nanotechnology ; Virology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Module 1. Genomics -- Module 2. Bionanotechnology and Drug Designing -- Module 3. Biotechnology in Diagnostics & Therapeutics. -- Module 4. Food and Environmental Biotechnology -- Module 5. Biotechnological Techniques
    Abstract: This book explores the recent advancements in cutting-edge techniques and applications of Biotechnology. It provides an overview of prospects and applications while emphasizing modern, and emerging areas of Biotechnology. The chapters are dedicated to various field of Biotechnology including, genome editing, probiotics, in-silico drug designing, nanoparticles and its applications, molecular diagnostics, tissue engineering, cryopreservation, and antioxidants. It is useful for both academicians and researchers in the various disciplines of life sciences, agricultural sciences, medicine, and Biotechnology in Universities, Research Institutions, and Biotech companies. This book provides the readers with a comprehensive knowledge of topics in Genomics, Bionanotechnology, Drug Designing, Diagnostics, Therapeutics, Food and Environmental Biotechnology. The chapters have been written with special reference to the latest developments in the frontier areas of Biotechnology that impacts the Biotech industries
    Pages: XII, 401 p. 72 illus., 44 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811047022
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  • 2
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Plant Biochemistry ; Plant physiology ; Plant breeding ; Life sciences ; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology ; Plant physiology ; Plant Biochemistry ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Advances in Computational Tools for Plant microRNA Identification -- Chapter 2. Control of Gene Expression by RNAi: A Revolution in Functional Genomics -- Chapter 3. Engineering Abiotic Stress Tolerance Traits for Mitigating Climate Change -- Chapter 4. Developing Climate Smart Aerobic Rice Varieties for Addressing the Problems of Water Scarcity and Global Warming -- Chapter 5. Biotechnological Aspects for Enhancement of Mineral Bioavailability from Cereals and Legumes -- Chapter 6. Recent Biotechnological Approaches to Study Taxonomy of Legume Nodule Forming Rhizobia -- Chapter 7. Applications of Trichoderma Species for Environment and Food Security -- Chapter 8. Fermentation in Cereals: A Tool to Enhance Bioactive Compounds -- Chapter 9. Molecular Structure, Biological Functions and Metabolic Regulation of Flavonoids -- Chapter 10. Enzymatic Approaches for the Synthesis of High Fructose Syrup -- Chapter 11. Starch Nanoparticles and Their Applications -- Chapter 12. Recent Updates on Molecular Biotechnological Intervention in Isabgol -- Chapter 13. Flavonoids: A Nutraceutical and Its Role as Anti-inflammatory and Anti-cancer Agent -- Chapter 14. Recent Advances in Biodegradable Films, Coatings and their Applications -- Chapter 15. Bioplastics: A Sustainable Approach Towards Healthier Environment -- Chapter 16. Biotechnological Strategies for Remediation of Toxic Metal(loid)s from Environment -- Chapter 17. Genetic Engineering of Poplar: Current Achievements and Future Goals
    Abstract: This book presents an overview of the latest advances and developments in plant biotechnology. The respective chapters explore emerging areas of plant biotechnology such as RNAi technology, fermentation technology, genetic engineering, nanoparticles and their applications, climate resilient crops, bio-films, bio-plastic, bio-remediation, flavonoids, antioxidants etc. All chapters were written by respected experts and address the latest developments in plant biotechnology that are of industrial importance, especially with regard to crop yields and post-harvest strategies. As such, the book offers a valuable guide for students, educators and researchers in all disciplines of the life sciences, agricultural sciences, medicine, and biotechnology at universities, research institutions and biotechnology companies
    Pages: X, 390 p. 36 illus., 17 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811047329
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  • 3
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Agriculture ; Plant anatomy ; Plant development ; Sustainable development ; Biomaterials ; Nanotechnology ; Life sciences ; Agriculture ; Nanotechnology ; Sustainable development ; Biomaterials ; Plant Anatomy/Development ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Production of Cellulose Nanofibrils and its Application to Food: A Review -- Chapter 2. Nanotechnology and Shelf-life of Animal Foods -- Chapter 3. Nanotechnology: Meat Safety Revolution -- Chapter 4. Marine Nanofactories in Food Industry: Friend or Foe -- Chapter 5. Revolutionizing the Food Supply Chain in the United States: The Impact of Nanotechnology -- Chapter 6. Nanotechnology in Packaging Industry and Its Food Packaging Applications -- Chapter 7. Nanobiosensors, as a Next Generation Diagnostic Device for Quality & Safety of Food and Dairy Product -- Chapter 8. Nano Molecular Imprinted Polymers (NanoMIPs) for Food Diagnostics and Sensor -- Chapter 9. Nanotechnology Applications in Food Industry -- Chapter 10. Impact of the Nanomaterials on Soil Bacterial Biodiversity -- Chapter 11. The Impact of Engineered Nanomaterials on Crops and Soil Microorganisms -- Chapter 12. Advancement of Nanotechnology Applications on Plant Nutrients Management and Soil Improvement -- Chapter 13. Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles and their Application in Pharmaceutical Industry -- Chapter 14. Nanomaterials acts as Plant Defense Mechanism -- Chapter 15. Phytoengineered Nanomaterials and Their Applications -- Chapter 16. Plants and Carbon Nanotubes (CNT) Interface: Present Status and Future Prospects
    Abstract: This book explores various nanotechnology applications and their effect on the food industry, innovation and environmental issues. Nanotechnology has had a major impact on the food industry and the environment in recent years – it has increased the nutritional and functional properties of a number of food products, food packaging, food quality, crop protection, plant nutrient management and aided the food industry through the introduction of food diagnostics
    Pages: XIV, 344 p. 60 illus., 41 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811046780
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  • 4
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Botany ; Plant anatomy ; Plant breeding ; Life sciences ; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology ; Plant Sciences ; Plant Genetics & Genomics ; Plant Anatomy/Development ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: 1. Phenotyping Rice for Molecular Plant Breeding, MS Madhav, GS Laha, AP Padmakumari, N Somasekhar, SK Mangrauthia, BC Viraktamath -- 2. Phenotyping in Wheat Breeding, Govindan Velu, Ravi Prakash Singh -- 3. Phenotyping in sorghum [Sorghum bicolor (L.) Moench], Are Ashok Kumar, Hari C Sharma, Rajan Sharma, Michael Blummel, P Sanjana Reddy, Belum VS Reddy -- 4. Chickpea PhenotypingAli Saeid, SK Panguluri -- 5. Phenotyping for Groundnut (Arachis hypogaea L.) Improvement, P Janila, SN Nigam -- 6. Phenotyping of Tomato, Amolkumar U Solanke, P Ananda Kumar
    Abstract: Plant phenotyping is the thorough assessment of plant traits such as growth, development, adaptation, yield, quality, tolerance, resistance, architecture, and the basic measurement of individual quantitative parameters that form the basis for understanding of traits. Genetic approaches to understand plant growth and development have always benefitted from phenotyping techniques that are simple, rapid and measurable in units. The forward genetics approach is all about understanding the trait inheritance using the phenotypic data and in most cases it is the mutant phenotypes that formed the basis for understanding of gene functions. With rapid advancement of genotyping techniques, high throughput genotyping has become a reality at costs people never imagined to be that low, but the phenotypic methods did not receive same attention. However, without quality phenotyping data the genotyping data cannot be effectively put to use in plant improvement. Therefore efforts are underway to develop high-throughput phenotyping methods in plants to keep pace with revolutionary advancement in genotyping techniques to enhance the efficiency of crop improvement programs. Keeping this in mind, we described in this book the best phenomic tools available for trait improvement in some of the world's most important crop plants
    Pages: XI, 211 p. 14 illus., 12 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9781461483205
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  • 5
    Keywords: Medical laboratories ; Pharmaceutical technology ; Laboratory Medicine ; Pharmaceutical Sciences/Technology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Part1.Introduction -- 1.1 Rules of laboratory safety in a pharmacology laboratory -- 1.2 Commom instruments and their uses used in a pharmacology laboratory -- Part2.General aspects of Pharmacology laboratory -- 2.1 Safety and Risk assessment -- 2.2 Use and Handling of laboratory animals -- 2.3 Experimental design -- 2.4 Essential statistics -- 2.5 Cumulative Dose Response Curve -- 2.6 Toxicology -- 2.7 Basic instruments and techniques in Pharmacology Laboratory -- Part3.Isolated tissues and organs -- 3.1 Basic instruments used for isolated tissue experiments -- 3.2 Organ baths -- 3.3 Smooth muscle preparations -- 3.4 Skeletal muscle preparations -- 3.5 Cardiac muscle preparations -- Part4.Isolated tissues for screening of drugs -- 4.1 Evaluation of antidiabetic agents -- 4.2 Evaluation of antidepressants -- 4.3 Evaluation of antihypertensive agents -- 4.4 Evaluation of antiulcer agents -- 4.5 Evaluation of hepatotoxicity -- 4.6 Evaluation of Antioxidant agents -- 4.7 Evaluation of local anaesthetics -- Part5.Genotoxicity and Toxicological studies -- 5.1 The Mouse Lymphoma Assay -- 5.2 The Comet Assay -- 5.3 In vitro Genotoxicity assay -- 5.4 In vitro Teratogenicity Testing -- 5.5 Histopathological studies of animal tissues -- 5.6 Drug poisoning -- Part6.Experimental Animal studies -- 6.1 Pyrogen testing -- 6.2 Collecting blood from mice -- 6.3 Studies on different parameters of blood -- 6.4 Experiment on central nervous system -- 6.5 Evaluation on cardiovascular system -- 6.6 Experiments on GI tract -- Part7.Clinical trials -- 7.1 Clinical Pharmacology and its genesis -- 7.2 National and International agencies and their role in Clinical pharmacology -- 7.3 Stages in drug development and clinical trials -- 7.4 Ethics in Clinical research -- 7.5 Safety assessment in Clinical trials -- Part8.IPR and ethics in animal studies -- 8.1 Intellectual property rights and its different categories -- 8.2 Importance of IPR in drug development -- 8.3 Patenting cells, cell lines and animals -- 8.4 Ethics in laboratory animal studies -- 8.5 Risk assessment and management -- 8.6 Good laboratory practices
    Abstract: Pharmacological biotechnology is applied to and used to study drug development, working mechanisms, diagnosis, and therapies. This manual is the textbook covering the whole range of experiments related to pharmacology. It also contains basic laboratory safety guidelines along with the basic calculations and formulas used in a laboratory. Each chapter starts with an introduction/theory into the basic approach followed by detailed methods sections with easy-to-follow protocols and comprehensive troubleshooting, calculations and possible questions for examination. The target group is researchers who are studying pharmacological biotechnology in the laboratory
    Pages: XIII, 142 p. 50 illus., 39 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811363559
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  • 6
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Proteomics ; Plant Ecology ; Plant breeding ; Plant Diseases ; Plant physiology ; Life sciences ; Plant Genetics & Genomics ; Plant Ecology ; Proteomics ; Plant physiology ; Plant Pathology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: 1. Plant Phenomics: An Overview -- 2. Traits for Phenotyping -- 3. High Precision Phenotyping under Controlled versus Natural Environments -- 4. Towards Digital and Image Based Phenotyping -- 5. Imaging Methods for Phenotyping of Plant Traits -- 6. Screening for Plant Features -- 7. Phenotyping Crop Plants for Drought and Heat Related Traits -- 8. Phenotyping for Root Traits -- 9. Phenotyping for Soil Problems -- 10. Phenotyping Methods of Fungal Diseases, Parasitic Nematodes and Weeds in Cool Season Food Legumes -- 11. Advances in Phenotyping of Functional Traits -- 12. Role of Fluorescence Approaches to Understand Functional Traits of Photosynthesis -- 13. Identification of Subcellular Structural and Metabolic Changes through NMR -- 14. Precision Nutrient Management and Crop Sensing -- 15. Phenotyping Nutritional and Anti-Nutritional Traits -- 16. Experimental Designs for Precision in Phenotyping -- 17. Biometrical Approaches for Analysis of Phenotypic Data of Complex Traits -- 18. Harnessing Genomics through Phenomics -- 19. High Throughput Plant Phenotyping Platforms
    Abstract: Identification of desirable genotypes with traits of interest is discernible for making genetic improvement of crop plants. In this direction, screening of a large number of germplasm for desirable traits and transfer of identified traits into agronomic backgrounds through recombination breeding is the common breeding approach. Although visual screening is easier for qualitative traits, its use is not much effective for quantitative traits and also for those, which are difficult to score visually. Therefore, it is imperative to phenotype the germplasm accessions and breeding materials precisely using high throughput phenomics tools for challenging and complex traits under natural, controlled and harsh environmental conditions. Realizing the importance of phenotyping data towards identification and utilization of a germplasm as donors, global scientific community has exerted increased focus on advancing phenomics in crop plants leading to development of a number of techniques and methodologies for screening of agronomic, physiological, and biochemical traits. These technologies have now become much advanced and entered the era of digital science. This book provides exhaustive information on various aspects related to phenotyping of crop plants and offers a most comprehensive reference on the developments made in traditional and high throughput phenotyping of agricultural crops
    Pages: XVIII, 296 p. 52 illus., 44 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9788132222262
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  • 7
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Biomedical Engineering ; Microbiology ; Bacteriology ; Life sciences ; Bacteriology ; Applied Microbiology ; Food Microbiology ; Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Phytostimulation and Biocontrol by the Plant-Associated Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42 - An Update -- Management of Tomato Foot and Root Rot (TFRR) by Biocontrol Agents with Emphasis on Factors Affecting its Effectiveness -- Microbial Inoculants for Optimized Plant Nutrients Use in Integrated Pest and Input Management Systems -- The Legume Nodule Microbiome: A Source of Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria -- Plant Growth Promoting Microbes: Diverse Roles in Agriculture and Environmental Sustainability -- Phosphate Biofertilizers as Renewable and Safe Phosphorous Suppliers for Cropping Systems: A Review -- Bacterial Probiotics: A Truly Green Revolution -- Plant–Microbe Interactions in Adaptation of Agricultural Crops to Abiotic Stress Conditions -- Diversity and Efficiency of Rhizobia Nodulating Hedysarum flexuosum L. in Northwestern of Morocco in Relation to Soil Properties -- Increased Soil-Microbial-Eco-Physiological Interactions and Microbial Food Safety in Tomato under Organic Strategies -- Emerging Significance of Rhizospheric Probiotics and its Impact on Plant Health: Current Perspective towards Sustainable Agriculture -- The good, The Bad and The Ugly of Rhizosphere Microbiome -- Carriers and their Role in Plant Agro system -- Microbial Plant Probiotics: Problems in Application and Formulation -- Modulation of Plant Micronutrient Uptake by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi -- Efficacy of Probiotic Supplemented Vermicompost on Germination, Growth and Biochemical content of Vigna mungo (L.) Hepper -- Range of Microbial Disease-Complexes with Meloidogyne species and Role of Botanicals in Management -- Endophytic Probiotics and Plant Health- Towards a Balanced Accost -- Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi (AMF) and Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) Association in Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.)- A brief Review -- Microbial Biofertilizer Interventions in Augmenting Agroforestry -- 21) Effect of Biofertilizers on Biomass Yield and Quality of Ocimum basilicum L -- PGPR: Current Vogue in Sustainable Crop Production -- Application of Bioinoculants for Sustainable Agriculture -- Organic Farming, food quality and human health: A trisection of sustainability and a move from pesticides to ecofriendly biofertilizers -- Role of Trichoderma spp. for the Management of Soil-borne Fungal Pathogens -- Microbes as Biocontrol Agents -- Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture -- Microbial options for improved crop production -- Health implications of a plant beneficial and probiotic Lactobacillus casei in foods containing the isoflavone, Daidzein
    Abstract: This book primarily focuses on microbial colonization, its role in plant growth and nutrient cycling, mycorrhizae, and providing an overview of phytospheric microorganisms in sustainable crop systems. Despite the advances made in the study of plant-microbe synergism, the relation between microbes and plant health in the context of food security, soil nutrient management, human and plant health is still largely unexplored. Addressing that gap, the book presents reviews and original research articles that highlight the latest discoveries in plant probiotics, their specificity, diversity and function. Additional sections addressing nutrient management, human health, and plant microbiome management to improve plant productivity round out the coverage
    Pages: XI, 600 p. 56 illus., 49 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811034732
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  • 8
    Keywords: Life sciences ; Virology ; Biotechnology ; Plant Pathology ; Life sciences ; Plant Pathology ; Virology ; Biotechnology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Introduction -- Part 1. Virus Characterisation -- Chapter 2. Ampeloviruses associated with grapevine leafroll disease: a new group of viruses in India -- Chapter 3. Biology and molecular biology of babuviruses occurring in India -- Chapter 4.℗ ℗ Emergence and diversity of badnaviruses in India -- Chapter 5. Begomoviruses and their satellites occurring in India: Distribution, diversity and pathogenesis -- Chapter 6. Characterisation of carlaviruses occurring in India -- Chapter 7. The present status of carmoviruses research in India -- Chapter 8. Closterovirus in India:℗ distribution, genomics and genetic diversity of citrus tristeza virus in citrus -- Chapter 9. The progress of research on cucumoviruses in India -- Chapter 10. Pigeonpea sterility mosaic emaraviruses: a journey from a mysterious virus to classic emaraviruses -- Chapter 11. Characterization of ilarviruses in India -- Chapter 12. The current status of luteovirus and polerovirus research in India -- Chapter 13. Characterisation of the macluraviruses occurring in India -- Chapter 14. Mandarivirus and allexivirus in India: an update -- Chapter 15. Diversity and pathogenesis of mastreviruses in India -- Chapter 16. Indian peanut clump virus, a fungal transmitted Pecluvirus infecting both monocotyledonous and dicotyledonous plants in India -- Chapter 17. Potyviruses infecting crop plants in India -- Chapter 18. Structural and functional characterization of sesbania mosaic virus -- Chapter 19. The occurrence, biology and genomic properties of tobamoviruses infecting crop plants in India -- Chapter 20. The occurrence, biology, serology and molecular biology of tospoviruses occurring in Indian agriculture -- Chapter 21. Characteristics of tungrovirus occurring in India -- Chapter 22. Studies on viroids occurring in India -- Part 2. Virus-Vectors -- Chapter 23. Aphids as vectors of the plant viruses in India -- Chapter 24. Thrips as the vectors of tospoviruses in Indian agriculture -- Chapter 25. Indian contribution to whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) research -- Part 3. Virus Diagnosis -- Chapter 26. Application of immuno-diagnosis for plant viruses occurring in India -- Chapter 27. Nucleic-acid based techniques for the fine diagnosis of plant viruses in India -- Part 4. Virus Management -- Chapter 28. Phytoproteins and induced antiviral defence in susceptible plants: the Indian context -- Chapter 29. Management of viral diseases through conventional approaches in India -- Chapter 30. Biosecurity from plant viruses in India -- Chapter 31.℗ Transgenic approaches to combat plant viruses occurring in India
    Abstract: The book is a compilation of research work carried out on plant viruses during past 100 years in India. Plant viruses are important constraints in Indian agriculture. Tropical and sub-tropical environments and intensive crop cultivation practices ideally favours perpetuation of numerous plant viruses and their vectors in India, which often cause wide spread crop losses. Of all the plant pathogens, studies of plant viruses have received a special attention as they are difficult to manage. A large body of literature has been published on the plant virus research from India during past 100 years; however the information is so far not available in one place. This book provides comprehensive information on the biology, molecular biology, epidemics, crop losses, diagnosis and management of viruses and viroids occurring in India. Description of properties of the viruses are provided in the chapters comprising of ℗ different genera such as Allexivirus, Begomovirus, Babuvirus, Badnavirus, Carlavirus, Carmovirus, Cucumovirus, Closterovirus, Ilavirus, Mandrivirus, Potyvirus, Tospovirus, Tungrovirus and Sobemovirus. Virus-vector research related to aphid, thrips and whitefly is discussed. The work on the management aspects of plant viral diseases has been described with reference to the conventional, antiviral and transgenic approaches. Further, the quarantine mechanism developed in India for the exclusion of viruses and vectors has also been included. The book also provides useful information about the capacity building on the research and education on Plant Virology in India. Overall, the book covers a wide range of accounts of research findings and innovations in Plant Virology in India during past 100 years. The book will be a resourceful reference to the students, scientists, agricultural professionals and policy makers
    Pages: XV, 805 p. 122 illus., 97 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811056727
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    Keywords: Life sciences ; Food / Biotechnology ; Agriculture ; Developmental Biology ; Plant genetics ; Plant breeding ; Life sciences ; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology ; Developmental Biology ; Plant Genetics & Genomics ; Agriculture ; Food science ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Litchi Fruit Set, Development and Maturation -- Chapter 2. Litchi Breeding and Plant Management in Taiwan -- Chapter 3. Biotechnological Advances in Lychee (Litchi chinensis.) and Their Future Implication in Improvement of Crop -- Chapter 4. Biotechnological Interventions in Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) for the Improvement of Fruit Quality and Post-Harvest Storage -- Chapter 5. Lychee Biology and Biotechnology -- Chapter 6. The Lychee Fruit: Post Harvest Handling Techniques -- Chapter 7. Secondary Metabolite Credentials and Biological Properties of Litchi Chinensis -- Chapter 8. Abiotic Stress Management in Fruit Crop Litchi chinensis -- Chapter 9. Strategies to Retard Postharvest Pericarp Browning in Lychee Fruit -- Chapter 10. Intellectual Property Rights Protection in Plants: Scopes in Lychee Commercialization -- Chapter 11. Genetic Manipulation of Litchi for Crop Improvement: Challenges and Possibilities -- Chapter 12. Regeneration from Nodal Explants of Field-Grown Litchi (Litchi chinensis Sonn.) Fruit Trees -- Chapter 13. Bioactive Compounds and Medicinal Importance of Litchi chinensis -- Chapter 14. Advances in Litchi Biotechnology: Achievements and Opportunities -- Chapter 15. Ex Situ Conservation Strategies in Litchi Germplasm -- Chapter 16. Isolation, Identification and Pharmacological Activity of Phytochemicals Present in Litchi chinensis -- Chapter 17. Litchi chinensis (litchi): A General Account with Special Reference to Propagation Practices -- 〈chapter 18.="" advances="" in="" genetic="" transformation="" of="" litchi.-="" chapter="" 19.="" conventional="" versus="" modern="" approaches="" litchi="" tissue="" culture
    Abstract: This book provides systematic information on the lychee and modern tools to promote its sustainable growth and development. Including dedicated chapters on the evolution and diversification of the lychee, it highlights its genetic makeup and reciprocal exogenous factors, addressing the narrow genetic pool and lack of natural biodiversity. It also discusses issues related to post-harvest losses and robust approaches at the commercial level. Further, the book offers insights on in vitro propagation methods and prospective transgenic approaches for selected lychee cultivars. Chapters on the production of bioactive compounds and their enhancement through genetic transformation and elicitation are also included, reflecting the latest advances in the field of lychee biotechnology. Lastly, the book explores the use of molecular marker techniques to achieve the desired improvements in fruit trees’ medicinal and aesthetic value
    Pages: XVI, 448 p. 170 illus., 48 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811036446
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    Keywords: Life sciences ; Plant anatomy ; Plant development ; Plant genetics ; Plant Pathology ; Plant breeding ; Life sciences ; Plant Genetics & Genomics ; Plant Pathology ; Plant Anatomy/Development ; Plant Breeding/Biotechnology ; Springer eBooks
    Description / Table of Contents: Chapter 1. Lychee (Litchi chinensis Sonn.): Pre and Post-Harvest Disease Management -- Chapter 2. Microbial Interactions in Litchi Rhizosphere -- Chapter 3. Pre and Post-Harvest Management Practices for Litchi Production in India -- Chapter 4. Determination of Substrate Medium for Litchi marcot Establishment in Nursery -- Chapter 5. Impact Assessment of Bio-Inoculants on Growth of Litchi [Litchi chinensis (Gaertn.)Sonn. Plants -- Chapter 6. Important Diseases of Litchi and Their Management -- Chapter 7. Tissue Culture: Present Scenario and Future Prospects in Litchi Management -- Chapter 8. Systemic Information for Future Perspective in Litchi Crop Improvement -- Chapter 9. Problems and Prospects of Lychee Cultivation in India -- Chapter 10. Lychee Diseases and its Possible Control -- Chapter 11. Lychee Juice and Pulp Extracts as Potential Components for Production of Extracellular Phosphate Binding Biopolymer From Acinetobacter haemolyticus -- Chapter 12. Litchi chinensis: Taxonomy, Botany and its Cultivars -- Chapter 13. Procedural Insights on In vitro Propagation of Litchi chinensis (Sonn.) -- Chapter 14. Lychee (Litchi chinensis): Biochemistry, Panacea and Nutritional Value -- Chapter 15. Litchi Deterioration in India -- Chapter 16. Integrated Approach for the Management of Differential Pattern of Diseases and Pest Incidence in Lychee
    Abstract: This book offers a comprehensive compilation of biotic and abiotic factors that affect lychee production and commercialization. It addresses disease management for a range of causal agents, including the leaf mite (Acerya litchi Keifer), leaf miner (Conopomorpha cramerella), fruit borers (Conopomorpha cramerella, Platypeplus aprobola Meyer and Dichocrosis sp.), leaf webber / roller (Platypepla aprobola Meyer), litchi bug (Tessarotoma javanica Thunb), bark-eating caterpillar (Indarbela quadrinotata) and shoot borer (Chlumetia transversa), etc. Specialized chapters highlight potential approaches to optimizing and increasing the scope of lychee export, as well as systematic research on the development and refinement of technologies for enhancing lychee productivity and quality. Further aspects addressed include post-harvest handling, processing and value addition, the development of tolerant varieties, high yield and processing. As such, ‘Lychee Disease Management’ offers a valuable resource dedicated to the global agriculture community, which is currently facing considerable production and commercialization problems
    Pages: XI, 277 p. 46 illus., 35 illus. in color. : online resource.
    ISBN: 9789811042478
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