Introduction to Biotechnology

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Author : Ray V. Herren


432 Pages  Hardcover 

2nd Edition  |  Previous Editions: 2005

©2013 , Published


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INTRODUCTION TO BIOTECHNOLOGY: AN AGRICULTURAL REVOLUTION offers a thorough introduction to biotechnology and the ways it has revolutionized modern agriculture. This newly updated text provides a solid grounding in core biotechnology concepts, as well as information on cutting-edge science and techn... more


This thorough, wide-ranging text provides a detailed historical review of biotechnical development and important milestones in agriculture, giving students a broad perspective to inform their study of modern biotechnology and agribusiness.

The author draws on his considerable experience in industry... more

New to this Edition

The Second Edition features a stronger emphasis on the math and science of biotechnology and their connections to agricultural applications, including numerous new lab exercises that closely correlate to chapter content to help students apply their knowledge and develop practical, hands-on skills.

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