Transgenic Plants - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780124287822, 9780323140263

Transgenic Plants

1st Edition

Present Status and Social and Economic Impacts

Series Volume Editors: Shain-dow Kung Ray Wu
eBook ISBN: 9780323140263
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 14th October 1992
Page Count: 265
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Volumes 1 and 2 of Transgenic Plants assemble important information on transgenic crops which has appeared scattered in many different publications. These two volumes are a significant milestone in plant/agricultural biology, promote the practical application of recombinant DNA technology, and assist in transforming the agricultural industry.

Table of Contents

Contributors. Preface. Contents to Volume 1 Introduction: From Green Revolution to Gene Revolution, S.-D. Kung.

Transgenic Monocotyledonous Plants: Transgenic Rice, S.L. Kothari, M.R. Davey, P.T. Lynch, R.P. Finch, and E.C. Cocking. Transgenic Maize, C.J. Mackey, T.M. Spencer, T.R. Adams, A.P. Kausch, W.J. Gordon-Kamm, P.G. Lemaux, and R.W. Krueger. Transgenic Asparagus, J.-P. Hernalsteens, B. Bytebier, and M. Van Montagu.

Transgenic Dicotyledonous Plants: Transgenic Plants from Solanaceae, C.M. Houck, D. Facciotti, and R.M. Goodman. Transgenic Plants from Legumes, N.-S. Yang. Transgenic Oilseeds and Vegetables, B.L.A. Miki, B. Huang, and P.J. Charest. Transgenic Woody Plants, A.M. Dandekar, G.H. McGranahan, and D.J. James. Transgenic Cotton, E.E. Murray, D.L. DeBoer, and E. Firoozabady. Transgenic Arabidopsis, B. Damm, U. Halfter, T. Altmann, and L. Willmitzer.

Social and Economic Impact of Transgenic Plants: Federal Regulation of Transgenic Plants, E.L. Korwek. Social and Economic Aspects of Transgenic Plants, D.D. Parker and D. Hueth. Social Implications of Transgenic Plants, J.F. Gerber and A.L. Young. Industrial Aspects of Transgenic Plant Products, R.W.F. Hardy.

Concluding Remarks: Revolutionary Evolution, T.C. Hall. Chapter References. Index.


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About the Series Volume Editor

Shain-dow Kung

Affiliations and Expertise

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology, Kowloon, Hong Kong and The University of Maryland, College Park, U.S.A.

Ray Wu

Affiliations and Expertise

Division of Biological Sciences, Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.

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