The present edited book aimed at finding out the issues in Plant & Agricultural Biotechnology and how they can be addressed. The outline of the book was prepared as a part of the awareness program on the Biotechnology field. The contribution were invited from the people involved in green biology, directly or indirectly. The chapters have covered the substantive matter from India and abroad. The chapters explained advanced scientific knowledge as well as the regulatory framework. The issues and analysis presented in this book will shape the policy and theoretical debates in green biotechnology, at large. This book is useful to students, teachers, researchers, scientists, rural technologists and academicians engaged in the filed of plant and agricultural biotechnology.
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Contents Acknowledgements v Preface vii 1. Genetically Modified Crops: Issues and Challenges with Special Reference to IPR And Farmers’ Rights 1 Ruchi Tiwari and Archana Gadekar 2. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Mechanism, Application, Advantages and Disadvantages 13 Anjali U. Joshi, Kavan N. Andharia, Priyank A. Patel, Rohit J. Kotadiya and Ramesh K. Kothari 3. Integrating the Role of Computational and Imaging Methods in Crop Protection and Management: Insights in a New Age of Precision Agriculture 41 Gayatri Dave 4. Transgenic Plants and Advanced Technology 55 Purna Dwivedi 5. Policy Networks and Agriculture Innovation: A Study of System of Rice Intensification in Bihar, India 77 Vikas Kumar 6. Role of Transcriptomics, Proteomics, and Metabolomics in Linking Genome and Phenome; Importance of Understanding the Phenotypes for Expiating the Outcome of Genomic Technologies-Knockout Mutant Studies and High Throughput Phenotyping 93 Abhinandan S. Patil, Viralkumar B. Mandaliya, Kirankumar G. Patel and S.A. Patil 7. Seed Patenting: Approach of US, Europe and India 105 Rujitha Shenoy 8. Scientometric Analysis on Cloning from 2004-17 119 Rahil Mathakia and Viralkumar B. Mandaliya 9. Climate-Smart Agriculture: Mitigating Climate Change and Increasing Farm Income through Raising Off-Seasonal Seedlings of Papaya (Carica papaya L.) in Protected Environment–A Novel Approach 133 V.P. Joshi and P.M. Chauhan 10. Phenology, Taxonomy, Ethnobotany and their Relationship with Other Plant Studies: A Mini Review from Gujarat State, India 151 R.N. Nakar 11. Legal Regime of Seed Regulations in India 179 Sanjeev Kumar Choudhary 12. Microalgae Cultivation Strategies for Biofuel Production to Mitigating Climate Change through CO2 Sequestration 189 V.P. Joshi, P.M. Chauhan and K.B. Joshi 13. CRISPR-Cas: A Potential Tool in Plant Genome Editing 201 R.K. Kalaria 14. Uncertainty Over Medicinal Marijuana: History, Pharmacodynamics and Current Drug in Market 207 Rajvi K. Patel 15. An Efficient Protocol for Increased Fosmid Transformation in Preparation of Metagenomic Gene Bank 223 Verruchi Gupta, Sonam Nain, Shafaq Rasool, V. Verma 16. Molecular Mechanism of Drought Resistance in Plant 229 Abhinandan S. Patil1, Viralkumar B. Mandaliya, Kirankumar G. Patel and S.A. Patil 17. Wickedness to Heal: Climate Change 251 Rajendra Parikh 18. Climate Change Impacts on Crop Production and Smallholder Farmer Livelihoods in Limpopo Province, Northern South Africa 261 Nomcebo R. Ubisi, Unathi Kolanisi and Obert Jiri 19. Conservation of Biodiversity in Sacred Groves and its Connection with Wild Food and Agricultural Practices 273 D.K. Kulkarni and D.S. Nipunage 20. Legal Aspects of Biosafety Issues in Green Biotechnology: 297 With Special Reference to India Amit K Kashyap and Ayushi Gupta Color Plates
Dr Anjani Singh Tomar is an Associate Professor of Law at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhi Nagar. She is recipient of 5 Gold medals from Devi Ahilya Vishwavidyalaya, (DAVV), Indore, for holding merit positions in LL.B. (Hons) & LL.M. exams. She is also holder of M.Sc. degree in Clinical Bio-Chemistry from Holkar Science College, DAVV, Indore. She passed her NET (Law) exam in 2008 & received Ph.D. degree in 2010. She has an experience of more than 11 years as a faculty in Law. She has written books on variety of subjects including labor law, information technology, taxation laws, intellectual property laws etc. She is editor of leading journal of the country, The GNLU Law Review. She has published the papers in leading journals of the country as well. She has also worked as faculty of law at Indore Institute of Law, Indore, & University of Petroleum & Energy Studies, Dehradun. Dr Bindu Vijay, M.Sc., Ph.D., serves as an Assistant Professor of Science and Technology, at Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhi Nagar. She also serves as member of Centre for Environment and Sustainable Development at GNLU. She has nearly 15 years of experience in teaching Science and Law. She teaches Genetics, Biotechnology, and Bioethics to law students both for undergraduate and postgraduate program. She has designed and offered a certificate course in “Genetics and Law”. Her areas of interest include Bioethics, Genetics and Biotechnology. She frequently delivers lectures on “Biotechnology, Bioethics and Law" at various forums. She has several publications to her credit. Dr Viralkumar B. Mandaliya is an Assistant Professor – Research at Gujarat National Law University, Gandhi Nagar. He was awarded with “Bharat Shiksha Ratan” by Global Society for Health and Educational Growth, Delhi, and “Young Scientist” by Venus International Foundation, India. He hold numerous member positions of Scientific and Educational Society and Council. He has pursued several short term courses from WIPO, Geneva; agMOOCs, Ministry of HRD, GoI; EUIPO, Spain. He has numerous publications (national and international), book and book chapters, paper-presentations to his credit.