Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food (Print Version)CRC Press Fecha de publicación: 22/07/2010 Páginas: 784
Formato: Hardback 279 x 216 mm
Focusing on the science and applications of molecular biology to agriculture and foods, this encyclopedia describes the new tools for use in the production of raw agricultural materials and the manufacturing of food products. Two hundred entries cover areas such as cloned animals, genetically modified and drought-resistant plants, biodiversity, and nutritionally enhanced foods. The encyclopedia explores media coverage of biotechnology, governmental regulations associated with it, consumer acceptance, and environmental issues. Illustrations and comprehensive references complement the text. This reference is also available in an online format.