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By K. Rajasekaran, T. J. Jacks, J. W. Finley

Genetically engineered plants provide the potential of generating larger crop yields, vegetation that make much less of an influence at the environment, and vegetation that offer meals of upper caliber and dietary price. This e-book examines using biotechnology in crop crops. It covers either enter and output characteristics in crop vegetation, functions aimed at pharmaceutical and scientific purposes, and rising applied sciences in genomics.

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