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Emerging Science and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment

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Publisher Agrobios Publications
ISBN 9789381191019
Author: Yadava PK, Kumar S (2), Kumar S
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Emerging Science and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment by Yadava PK, Kumar S (2), Kumar S
Book Summary:

All these aspects have been in focus of the editors while preparing this book entitled “Emerging Science and Technology for Food, Agriculture and Environment”. This edited book covers different aspects of agricultural science and technology which provides updated recent information on modern approaches/methods as possible with in the limitation of the space.

Audience of the Book :
This book Useful for Agronomy.
Table of Contents:


1. Contemporary Plant Breeding Tools

2. Seed Production Technology and Seed Testing

3. Application of Biotechnology in Agricultural Research

4. Molecular Markers: Promising Tools for Crop Improvement

5. Application of Random Amplified Polymorphic DNA (RAPD) Markers in Crop Improvement

6. Conventional and Molecular Strategies for Breeding Staple Food Crops with Improved Iron and Zinc Contents

7. DNA Fingerprinting of Mitochondrial and Nuclear Genome for Genetic Diversity Analysis among CMS and Non-CMS Rice Genotypes

8. Effects of Abiotic Stress on Plants

9. Aerobic Rice: A Way of Growing Rice to Save Water


1. Zero-Tillage: Natural Resource Conservation Technology

2. Laser Land Leveling: An Advanced Resource Conservation Technology

3. Role of Irrigation Technique in Conservation Agriculture

4. Bioremediation: Applications to Environmental Remediation of Pollutants

5. Bioremediation: A Biotechnological Technique to Control Organic Pollutants

6. Bioremediation: Its role in Environmental Management

7. Promises and Prospects of Phytoremediation and their Future Research Direction

8. Use of Brackish Water and Fly Ash

9. Vermicomposting Technology for Sustainable Solid Waste Management

10. Vermicomposte: Role of Earthworms in Sustainable Agriculture

11. Vermitechnology and its Impact Analysis on Management of Fish and Vegetable Crops

12. Antitranspirants: Uses and Effects on Plant Life

13. Jojoba: A Potential Source of Bio-Energy

14. Endophytes: The Glory of Plant Kingdom can be exploited to Enhance the Crop Productivity


1. Integrated Pest and Disease Management

2. Integrated Pest Management: An Ecofriendly Approach for Crop Improvement

3. Deployment of Benevolent Alien Genes for Pest Management

4. Utilization of Microorganisms in Agriculture as Bio-pesticides and Bio-fertilizer

5. Role of VAM Fungi in Fungal and Nematode Diseases of Crop Plants

6. Impact of Karnal Bunt on Wheat Quality and its Economic Losses

7. Ecologically Beneficial Nematodes

8. Transgenic Crops and their Status


10. Post-Harvest Processing and Preservation of Horticultural Crops

11. Drying: An Approach towards Food Preservation

12. Arid Fruits: Post-Harvest Handling and Processing

13. Aonla: An Underutilized Fruit Crop for Cultivation on Wastelands of India

14. Biochemical Changes Associated with Leaf Senescence


1. Application of Genomics and Bioinformatics Resources in Crop Improvement

2. The Basic Concept and Applications of QTL Analysis for Crop Improvement

3. Next Generation DNA Sequencing

4. Nanotechnology for Food Security: Opportunities and Constraints

5. Nanotechnology for Food Security

6. Nanotechnology: A Tool Box of Nanoparticles

7. Role of Intellectual Property Rights in Agricultural Sciences

8. Genetically Modified Crop's: Controversies and Intellectual Property Rights Issues

9. Food Safety Issues and Methods


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