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Engineering Crop Plants for Industrial End Uses P.R. Shewry

Engineering Crop Plants for Industrial End Uses

P.R. Shewry

Published July 1st 1998
ISBN : 9781855781139
Hardcover
240 pages
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The development of reliable transformation systems for the major cereal and oilseed crops grown in the UK and Europe provides an opportunity to manipulate their composition and properties to develop new end uses. This will provide an outlet forMoreThe development of reliable transformation systems for the major cereal and oilseed crops grown in the UK and Europe provides an opportunity to manipulate their composition and properties to develop new end uses. This will provide an outlet for agricultural surpluses, but, more importantly, it will allow the replacement of products derived from fossil fuels with those derived from plants, a renewable resource. Plant-derived products also have the advantage of being biodegradable and biocompatible.