Biotechnology for sustainable agriculture: Emerging approaches and strategies
This book by Elsevier is a collection of current research that integrates basic and advanced concepts of agricultural biotechnology with future development prospects. Using biotechnology with sustainable agriculture effectively contributes to gains in agricultural productivity, enhanced food security, reduced poverty and malnutrition, and more ecologically sustainable means of food production. Written by a panel of experts, this book is unique in its coverage of the broad area of biotechnology for sustainable agriculture. It includes intriguing topics and discussions of areas such as recombinant DNA technology and genetic engineering. Different chapters of the book focus, for example, on plant biotechnology and crop improvement, transgenic animal production, nanotechnology for sustainable agriculture, and impacts of climate change on agriculture and food security.