This book is the study of techniques methods and processes that are adopted and applied to plants generally for genetic manipulation for attaining plant varieties with advantageous characteristics that have greater utility in industrial, agricultural, chemicals, pharmaceuticals and other purposes. The present book is (a) unique, concise, up-to-date resource offering readers an innovative and valuable presentation of plant biotechnology. It covers all fundamental aspects and applications of plant biotechnology. It outlines the relevance of plant biotechnology to agriculture and the importance of regulatory and bio safety issues before public acceptance of genetically modified food. It also addresses the benefits and risks, as well as economic and intellectual property right implications of transgenic research. The book will be valuable to researchers, biologists, scientists and advanced students of botany, agriculture, pharmacy, biotechnology and chemical engineering.