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Journal: Vegetos- An International Journal of Plant Research

Article DOI :
Year :2012, Volume : 25, Issue :1
First page : (83) Last page : (88)
Print ISSN : 0970-4078. Online ISSN : 2229-4473.


RESEARCH ARTICLE
A SOCIETY FOR PLANT RESEARCH PUBLICATION

Landmarks of Biotechnology in Agriculture: An over view

Bansal Sangita*, Sharma A K1, Bhatnagar S K2

Central Institute of Post Harvest Engineering and Technology (CIPHET), Ludhiana
1Ramie Research Station, Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Sorbhog, Barpeta-Assam, India
2Department of Cell Biology, College of Biotechnology, Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel University of Agriculture & Technology, Meerut, 250 110 India

*Corresponding author email: sangitabansal@yahoo.com

Biotechnology had been a close knit branch of science which was popular in ancient times but its advance version came into force when recombinant DNA technology and genetic manipulation became possible. In the present scenario, biotechnology has become the synnym of life perhaps because of its life saving researches and the development of recombinant vaccines against dreadful diseases. Present paper provides an overview on the latest status of biotechnology in agriculture, which is the backbone of green revolution and national prosperity.




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