Introduction to Biotechnology: An Agricultural Revolution provides students with a basic understanding of the concepts that contribute to agriculture’s biotechnology revolution. Each chapter of this comprehensive text includes topics such as cell functions, genetics and genetic engineering, the uses of biotechnology and biotech careers. Also included is a thorough examination of the controversy and concerns over the use of genetic engineering, genetically modified organisms, cloning and their potential dangers to humans and the environments. This information enables students to engage and utilize the text’s science-based content in classroom discussions and research activities.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: The Phenomena of Biotechnology.
Chapter 2: The Historical Development of Biotechnology.
Chapter 3: The Principles of Scientific Research.
Chapter 4: Cells: The Foundation of Life.
Chapter 5: The Principles of Gene Transfer.
Chapter 6: Product Genetically Modified Organisms.
Chapter 7: Animal Cloning.
Chapter 8: Plant Cloning.
Chapter 9: Biotechnology in Plant Science.
Chapter 10: Biotechnology in Animal Reproduction.
Chapter 11: Biotechnology in Medicine.
Chapter 12: Biotechnology in the Food Industry.
Chapter 13: Biotechnology in Ecology.
Chapter 14: Consumer Concerns About Biotechnology.
Chapter 15: Ethical Issues and Biotechnology.
Chapter 16: Careers in Biotechnology.