Publisher: Centrum Press
Publication Date: June 30, 2017
Binding: Kobo eBook
Biotechnology is the use of biological processes, organisms, or systems to manufacture products intended to improve the quality of human life. The earliest biotechnologists were farmers who developed improved species of plants and animals by cross pollenization or cross breeding. In recent years, biotechnology has expanded in sophistication, scope, and applicability. Animal biotechnology is an integral component of agriculture. Animal agriculture is being transformed by rapid advances in biotechnology " a term that encompasses a variety of technologies, including genetic engineering (GE), genetic modification, transgenics, recombinant DNA techniques, and cloning, among others. This valuable book sets out to show that the important ideas in animal biotechnology are exciting and relevant to everyday experience. Graduates students of various agriculture and animal husbandry academia, teachers, professionals will find this book as a very useful resource guide in their study and work.