By Dr. Henry Daniell, Dr. Christine Chase (auth.), Dr. Henry Daniell, Dr. Christine Chase (eds.)
We have taught plant molecular biology and biotechnology on the undergraduate and graduate point for over twenty years. some time past few a long time, the sphere of plant organelle molecular biology and biotechnology has made great strides. From the golf green revolution to golden rice, plant organelles have revolutionized agriculture. Given the exponential development in study, the matter of discovering acceptable textbooks for classes in plant biotechnology and molecular biology has turn into an immense problem. After years of handing out photocopies of assorted magazine articles and studies scattered via out the print and digital media, a serendipitous assembly happened on the 2002 IATPC global Congress held in Orlando, Florida. After my speak and comparing numerous posters awarded by means of investigators from my laboratory, Dr. Jacco Flipsen, Publishing supervisor of Kluwer Publishers requested me no matter if i might contemplate modifying a booklet on Plant Organelles. I authorised this problem, after months of deliberations, essentially simply because i used to be unsuccessful to find a textual content ebook during this quarter for a few years. I signed the agreement with Kluwer in March 2003 with a promise to carry a camera-ready textbook on July 1, 2004. Given the fast time limit and the complexity of the duty, I quick discovered this activity would want a co-editor. Dr. Christine Chase was once the 1st scientist who got here to my brain due to her services in plant mitochondria, and she or he simply agreed to paintings with me in this book.
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