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Sugarcane Biotechnology: Challenges and prospects

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ISBN-13:
9783319589459
Einband:
Book
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.09.2017
Seiten:
176
Autor:
Chakravarthi Mohan
Gewicht:
445 g
Format:
241x164x17 mm
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Offers unique coverage of recent advances in sugarcane biotechnology
Chapter 1.Potential health benefits of sugarcane.- Chapter 2.Sugarcane genomics and transcriptomics.- Chapter 3.Unraveling the sugarcane genome: progress made so far and challenges ahead.- Chapter 4.Methods of sugarcane transformation.- Chapter 5.Factors affecting genetic transformation efficiency in sugarcane.- Chapter 6.Novel potential candidate promoters and advanced strategies for sugarcane transformation.- Chapter 7.Sugarcane: an efficient platform for molecular farming.- Chapter 8.Biotechnological interventions for improving sucrose accumulation in sugarcane.- Chapter 9.Sugarcane as a potential biofuel crop.- Chapter 10.Plastome engineering: yesterday, today, and tomorrow.-Chapter 11.CRISPR-Cas9 system as a genome editing tool in sugarcane.
This book provides exhaustive information on several recent technologies that are employed for sugarcane improvement through biotechnology and will be of great interest to plant scientists, biotechnologists, molecular biologists and breeders who work on sugarcane crop. Topics discussed in this volume include genomics and transcriptomics, transgenic sugarcane for trait improvement, potential candidate promoters, new strategies for transformation, molecular farming, sugarcane as biofuel, chloroplast transformation, and genome editing.