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Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agricultureand Food
D. R. Heldman, A.Bridges, D. G. Hoover, and M. B. Wheeler
Taylor & Francis
The Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food provides users with unprecedented access to nearly 200 entries that cover the entire food system, describing the concepts and processes that are used in the production of raw agricultural materials and food product manufacturing. So that users can locate the information they need quickly without having to flip through pages and pages of content, the encyclopedia avoids unnecessary complication by presenting information in short, accessible overviews. Addresses Environmental Issues & Sustainability in the Context of 21st Century Challenges Edited by a respected team of biotechnology experts, this unrivaled resource includes descriptions and interpretations of molecular biology research, including topics on the science associated with the cloning of animals, the genetic modification of plants, and the enhanced quality of foods. It discusses current and future applications of molecular biology, with contributions on disease resistance in animals, drought-resistant plants, and improved health of consumers via nutritionally enhanced foods.
Broadbent, J. R., and J. L. Steele. 2010. Pediococcus, pp. 474-478. In D. R. Heldman, A. Bridges, D. G. Hoover, and M. B. Wheeler (eds.), Encyclopedia of Biotechnology in Agriculture and Food. CRC Press, Boca Raton, FL.