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"Plant Engineering" ed. by Snježana Jurić

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"Plant Engineering" ed. by Snježana Jurić

"Plant Engineering" ed. by Snježana Jurić
ITexLi | 2017 | ISBN: 9535136089 9535136070 9789535136071 9789535136088 | 182 pages | PDF | 23 MB

The main strength of this book is the new knowledge about plant engineering that could be transferred into the applied science and, later on, to the industry, and should not forget that all great discoveries begin with the fundamental research, the wealth of good ideas and the dedicated scientific work.

Undernourishment in some areas and abundance in others, accelerated climate changes, food distribution and security challenges, fluctuating economic and political stability and oversaturation in information - this is the world we are living in today. It seems that there is no time for the basic science plant research; instead of years of dedicated investigation, scientists are forced to wrap up their know-how in a project-oriented deliverables as fast as possible.

Contents
1 Introductory Chapter: Plant Engineering for the Future Ahead
2 Signs of Silence: Small RNAs and Antifungal Responses in Arabidopsis thaliana and Zea mays
3 The Use of Gamma Irradiation in Plant Mutation Breeding
4 Hd3a Florigen Recruits Different Proteins to Reveal Its Function in Plant Growth and Development
5 ALSV Vector Substantially Shortens Generation Time of Horticultural Plants
6 Development of Transgenic Sorghum Plants with Improved In Vitro Kafirin Digestibility
7 Vascular Tissue Development and Regeneration in the Model Plant Arabidopsis
8 Climate Smart Agriculture: An Option for Changing Climatic Situation
9 Adaptive Management Framework for Evaluating and Adjusting Microclimate Parameters in Tropical Greenhouse Crop Production Systems

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