By Y. P. S. Bajaj, K. Ishimaru (auth.), Professor Dr. Y. P. S. Bajaj (eds.)

Comprising 26 chapters, this quantity bargains with the genetic transformation of medicinal vegetation. It describes easy methods to receive crops proof against bugs, ailments, herbicides, and vegetation with an elevated construction of compounds of medicinal and pharmaceutical significance. The plant species incorporated are Ajuga reptans, Anthemis nobilis, Astragalus spp., Atropabelladonna, Catharanthus roseus, Datura spp., Duboisialeichhardtii, Fagopyrum spp., Glycyrrhizauralensis, Lobelia spp., Papaversomniferum, Panaxginseng, Peganumhamala, Perezia spp., Pimpinellaanisum, Phyllanthusniruri, Salviamiltiorrhiza, Scoparia dulcis, Scutellariabaicalesis, Serratulatinctoria, Solanum aculeatissimum, Solanum commersonii, Swainsona galegifolia, tobacco, and Vinca minor.
The e-book is of exact curiosity to complicated scholars, academics, and researchers within the fields of pharmacy, plant tissue tradition, phytochemistry, molecular biology, biomedical engineering, and plant biotechnology in general.

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The transgenic plants and progenies showed a resistant trait towards Bialaphos and Phosphinothricin. 5 Disease-, Insect-, and Nematode-Resistant Plants The first transgenic tobacco plants with increased resistance to tomato mosaic virus (TMV) resulted from the expression of a coat protein (Abel et al. 1986). In China, almost 1 million ha of transgenic tobacco was under cultivation in 1994; such plants showed resistance to TMV, and yielded 5-7% more leaves (Dale 1995). t. )-mediated transformed tobacco (Barton et al.

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