Biotech Updates

Induced Plant Mutations in the Genomic Era

July 23, 2010

The book Induced Plant Mutations in the Genomics Era published by the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) is now available on online from the FAO website. The book is a 458- page compilation of papers presented at the August 2008 International Symposium on Induced Mutations in Plants in Vienna, Australia. Topics covered at the symposium and included in the book include induced mutations in food and agriculture; genetic diversity and crop domestication; abiotic stress tolerance and adaptation to climate change; crop quality and nutrition; seed and vegetatively propagated plants; gene discovery; and functional genomics.

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