By Rajesh Arora
There were quick advances within the box of plant biotechnology lately, expanding the opportunity of scientific program. protecting the most recent advances within the use of crops to supply medicines and vaccines, this quantity examines subject matters together with plant tissue tradition, secondary metabolite construction, metabolomics and metabolic engineering, bioinformatics, molecular farming and destiny biotechnological instructions, with participants from key researchers within the box. Medicinal Plant Biotechnology is a necessary textual content for researchers in plant biology and biotechnology, clinical sciences and pharmacology.
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