By Arie Altman
This paintings integrates uncomplicated biotechnological methodologies with up to date agricultural practices, providing ideas to express agricultural wishes and difficulties from plant and crop yield to animal husbandry. It offers and evaluates the constraints of classical methodologies and the possibility of novel and emergent agriculturally similar biotechnologies.
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8 for the US and Canada; 10 for Europe, North and South America; (1995 COBIOTECH symposium) for Argentine; and Israel’s National Committee of Biotechnology for Israel. b the level of direct and related agbiotech activity reachs 18% in the United States, 38% in Canada, 31% in Europe, 52% in Israel, and 32% in Argentina (see Table 3). Table 3 thus represents intensive global efforts related to agricultural biotechnology. VII. BIODIVERSITY AND THE ENVIRONMENT: THE PROMISE OF BIOTECHNOLOGY TOWARD THE 21ST CENTURY Enviromnental concerns and biodiversity are now the central guidelines in agricultural biotechnology.
Methods have been developed for each plant type, and they are designed to Copyright © 1998 by MARCEL DEKKER, INC. Clonal Plant Propagation In Vitro 21 provide the maximum number of true-to-type plants from a minimum number of selected source (mother) plants. d. The Ability to Air-Ship Large Quantities of Plant Material Quickly, Efficiently, and Relatively Inexpensively. As many as 30,000–50,000 in vitro (in closed vials or small containers), or 3,000–10,000 in vivo (hardened) plants can be packed into a cubic meter of shipping space.
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