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CONTENTS:- Vol.1: Modern Biotechnology: 1. Biotechnology and its applications. 2. Transgenic biotechnologies. 3. Technology in crop development. 4. Application of technology in food and agriculture. 5. Globalisation and modern biotechnology. 6. Biotechnology for social development. 7. Governance of modern biotechnology. 8. International regulation of modern biotechnology. Vol.2: Applied Biotechnology: 1. Development of biotechnology. 2. Genetically modified food crops. 3. Role of agricultural and environmental biotechnology. 4. Fisheries and aquaculture. 5. Biotechnology and forest resources. 6. Antimicrobial peptides. 7. ICTs in biotechnology. 8. Use of applied biotechnology in Asia Pacific region. Vol.3: Animal Biotechnology: 1. Principles of animal biotechnology. 2. Cell and tissue culture. 3. Genetically modified animals. 4. Recombinant DNA technology. 5. Cloning. 6. Biotechnology in livestock production. 7. Biotechnology for animal health. 8. Antimicrobial resistance. Vol.4: Agricultural Biotechnology: 1. Agricultural biotechnology. 2. Evolution of modern agriculture. 3. Strategies of agricultural biotechnology. 4. Agricultural food biotechnology. 5. Plant genomics. 6. Commercialisation of agricultural products. 7. Challenges of agricultural science. Vol.5: Environmental Biotechnology: 1. Environmental biotechnology. 2. Environmental microbiology. 3. Microbial activity. 4. Nutrient cycling. 5. Earth and water microbes. 6. Biosafety management. 7. Environment and sustainable biotechnology. Vol.6: Food Biotechnology: 1. Food biotechnology. 2. Impact of food on human health. 3. Food safety and security. 4. Genetic modification. 5. Regulation of genetically modified organisms. 6. Technology in food security. 7. Industrial concepts of biotechnology. 8. Future demands. 9. Future prospects. Vol.7: Plant Biotechnology: 1. Plant biotechnology. 2. Characterisation of plant biotechnology. 3. Genetic modification of plants. 4. Genetic resources. 5. Plant variety and industrial production. 6. Green biotechnology. 7. Food security and farming. 8. Sustainable crop biotechnology. 9. Molecular assisted biotechnology. Vol.8: Microbial Biotechnology: 1. Twenty-first century biotechnology. 2. Microbiology. 3. Microbial world. 4. Microbes in food production. 5. Agricultural applications. 6. Environmental applications. 7. Microbial lipases and proteins in biotechnology. 8. Lactic acid fermentation. Vol.9: Crop Biotechnology: 1. Introduction. 2. Biotechnology in crop production. 3. Genetic modification of crops. 4. Crop improvements. 5. Conservation of fruit species. 6. Implications of population growth. 7. Weed control strategies. Vol.10: Fisheries and Aquaculture Biotechnology: 1. Aquaculture biotechnology. 2. Genetic modification of fish. 3. Technologies in fisheries development. 4. Fish health management. 5. Fish production in integrated farming systems. 6. Marine biotechnology: risk and benefits. 7. Biotechnology and sustainable aquaculture. 8. Future of fish farming.
Encyclopaedia of Biotechnology in ten volumes is a pioneering effort to compile authoritative information pertaining to biotechnology at one place. With balanced coverage of basic molecular biology, historical developments, contemporary applications and issues in varied sub-fields of biotechnology including agricultural biotechnology, crop biotechnology, plant biotechnology, animal biotechnology, fisheries and aquaculture biotechnology, microbial biotechnology, food biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, modern biotechnology and applied biotechnology, the work provides reader with the tools and basic knowledge for success in the biotech industry.