AG60032: Crop Breeding And Biotechnological Application

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AG60032
Course name Crop Breeding And Biotechnological Application
Offered by Agricultural & Food Engineering
Credits 4
L-T-P 3-1-0
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EX A B C D P F
Semester Spring


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Genetic basis of resistance to diseases and insect-pests. Breeding for vertical and horizontal resistance to diseases. Breeding for resistance to biotic and abiotic stresses. Isolation of genes of economic importance. Gene constructs and tissue specific expression. Direct and indirect methods of gene transfer. Applications of genetic engineering to crop improvement: herbicide resistance, stress resistance, oil quality, vitamins, storage protein quality, therapeutic proteins. Transplastomic plants. Gene silencing in transgenic plants. Terminator technology. Safety issues of GM crops.


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