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Physiology of metabolites
(CABI Publishing, 2012-02)
This chapter provides an overview of recent research on the effects of genotype fruit development and growing conditions on the synthesis and concentrations of the following metabolites in pepper (Capsicum spp.): antioxidants, ...
Plant-microbe interactions in phytoremediation
Our atmosphere, water resources and soil are becoming increasingly contaminated with inorganic and organic compounds as a result of anthropogenic-driven inputs, mainly from industry, mining, motorized traffic, agriculture, ...
Agrobacterium rhizogenes-mediated transformation and its biotechnological applications in crops
The history of Agrobacterium-related plant biotechnology goes back for more than three decades with the discovery of molecular mechanisms of crown gall disease in plants. After 1980s, gene technologies began developing ...
Nanocarriers for plant-derived natural compounds
Natural products constitute a large fraction in drug discovery processes. The term includes compounds from plants, microorganisms, and animals. Most of the natural products are secondary metabolites derived from plants, ...