An instructive and comprehensive overview of the use of biotechnology in agriculture and food production, Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food Processing: Opportunities and Challenges discusses how biotechnology can improve the quality and productivity of agriculture and food products. It includes current topics such as GM foods, enzymes, and prod

part |2 pages

Part I Fundamental Concepts

chapter 1|42 pages

Biotechnology and Its Role in Agriculture and Food Processing

ByParmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha

chapter 2|26 pages

Genomics in Agriculture and Food Processing

ByPeter C. McKeown, Channa Keshavaiah, Antoine Fort, Reetu Tuteja, Manash Chatterjee, Rajeev K. Varshney, Charles Spillane

part |2 pages

Part II Biotechnology in Agriculture

chapter 3|60 pages

Plant Cell and Tissue Culture Techniques in Crop Improvement

ByDinesh K. Srivastava, Geetika Gambhir, Poornima Sharma

chapter 4|36 pages

Genetic Transformation and Crop Improvement

ByKailash C. Bansal, Dipnarayan Saha

chapter 5|22 pages

Production of Biofertilizers

ByDinesh Goyal, Santosh K. Goyal

chapter 6|26 pages

Production of Biopesticides

BySurinder Kaur, Gurpreet S. Dhillon, Satinder K. Brar, and Ramesh Chand

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Part III: Biotechnology in Food Processing

chapter 7|60 pages

Production of Fermented Foods

BySanjeev K. Soni, Raman Soni, Chetna Janveja

chapter 8|50 pages

Functional Foods

ByKulwant S. Sandhu, Sarabjeet K. Sra

chapter 9|26 pages

Enzymes in Food Processing

ByIvana G. Sandri, Luciani T. Piemolini-Barreto, Roselei C. Fontana

chapter 10|32 pages

Production of Polysaccharides

ByGordon A. Morris, Stephen E. Harding

chapter 11|30 pages

Production of Sweeteners

ByPedro Fernandes and Joaquim M.S. Cabral

chapter 12|30 pages

Production of Biocolors

ByNuthathai Sutthiwong, Yanis Caro, Philippe Laurent, Mireille Fouillaud, Alain Valla, Laurent Dufossé

chapter 13|32 pages

Production of Bioˆavors

ByJyothi Ramamohan, Harish K. Chopra, Shubhneet Kaur

chapter 14|28 pages

Genetically ModiŠed Foods

ByKonstantin Skryabin, Victor Tutelyan

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Part IV: Biotechnological Management of Crop Residues and By-Products of Agro-Industries

chapter 15|48 pages

Production of Mushrooms

ByPardeep K. Khanna, Shivani Sharma

chapter 16|52 pages

Value Addition of Agro-Industrial Wastes and Residues

ByParmjit S. Panesar, Satwinder S. Marwaha, Reeba Panesar