AG40035: Crop Genomics And Biotechnology
|Course name||Crop Genomics And Biotechnology|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
Syllabus mentioned in ERP[edit | edit source]
The structure of plant genomes: DNA, chromatin and chromosome structure; Regulation of gene expression.Genomic toolbox: Enzymes for DNA manipulation; Gene cloning; PCR.Genome mapping and sequencing: Genetic and physical maps; DNA markers; FISH; Methodology of DNA sequencing.Functional genomics: DNA microarray; TILLING; EST analysis.Gene transfer and transgenic plants: Agrobacterium-mediated gene transfer; Direct gene transfer; Genetic manipulation of herbicide and pest resistance; Generation of flavor savor tomato and golden rice; Crop improvement through antisense and RNAi technology.