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Whats New about Crop Plants: Novel Discoveries of the 21st Century U.S. Gupta

Whats New about Crop Plants: Novel Discoveries of the 21st Century

U.S. Gupta

Published February 3rd 2011
ISBN : 9781578086993
Hardcover
648 pages
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Until recently, breeding efforts in mass produced food crops centered on high yield production, yet sacrificed flavor, taste, and other qualities. Now, more emphasis is being placed on the enhancement of nutritional and medicinal properties as wellMoreUntil recently, breeding efforts in mass produced food crops centered on high yield production, yet sacrificed flavor, taste, and other qualities. Now, more emphasis is being placed on the enhancement of nutritional and medicinal properties as well as from an environmental impact and sustainability standpoint. This volume looks at the use of crops for a myriad of purposes, including the prevention and/or mitigation of various diseases, vaccine and antigen production, biofuel production, and the suppression of weeds.