AG40007: Agricultural Biotechnology
|Course name||Agricultural Biotechnology|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]
Introduction: Cell structure and physiological processes, organellar ultrastructure, respiration, photosynthesis, growth regulators and nitrogen metabolism. Genetic Engineering for Crop Improvement: Plant cell and tissue culture, gene transfer techniques into plant cells, application in agricultural and food industries. Microbes in Agriculture and Food: Applied Microbiology in the future of mankind, moving frontiers of applied microbiology, microbial enzymes and their applications in food processing and agro-chemical industries, agro-waste utilization, biodegradable polymers and their applications, microbial polysaccharides; Production and utilization of essential amino-acids, chemicals from micro-algae. Micorrhiza: Applications in agriculture and forestry. Food and Beverage Products: Traditional fermented food, single cell protein, glutamic acid fermentation, lactic acid, gluconic and Itaconic acid production.