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Cover for The scientific manipulation of plants.

This chapter surveys the era of scientific plant manipulation that began in the 20th century. Many biological and non-biological tools were developed for crop management and improvement with spectacular results. A range of biotechnologies based on plant genetics, physiology and biochemistry enabled ...

Author(s)
Murphy, D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939137)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vignettes of the history of genetics.

This chapter reviews the history of genetics, which include Mendelism, late development of genetics, the advancement of Drosophila and cytogenetics, mutation, non-nuclear inheritance, pleiotropy, gene numbers, transformation. The future of genetics is also discussed.

Author(s)
Rédei, G. P.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996011)
Type
Book chapter