Agricultural biotechnology

ABSTRACT Mungbean (Vigna radiata (L.) R. Wilczek var. radiata), also known as green gram is an important warm season food legume crop, with major production in Asia. The crop is expanding to Sub Sahran Africa and other parts of the world due to its short crop duration (60 days) and due to the...
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ABSTRACT Soil-borne diseases are one of the factors that limit the productivity of agricultural crops in Indonesia. Soil-borne pathogens that predominantly attack various types of agricultural plants in Indonesia include Fusarium spp., Pythium spp., Phytophthora spp., Ralstonia solanacearum,...
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ABSTRACT Soil-borne diseases can cause significant negative impacts on crop production. To combat these diseases, most farmers have been using chemicals such as soil fumigants to disinfest the field soils before scheduled planting. These conventional applications, however, often result in an...
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ABSTRACT Agricultural biotechnology has played a significant role in productivity improvement and has potentials in coping with rising food demand and more intense impacts from climate change. Several countries in Asia have embraced modern agricultural biotechnology such as genetic engineering,...
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