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Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety

N.G. Ravichandra (Author)

The major objective of this book is to provide recent developments and updated comprehensive information on various aspects of 'Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety'. This book fulfils the need for a comprehensive book on the fundamental and advanced aspects of 'Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety'.

The book explicates essential aspects related to 'Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety' and is conveniently divided into sixteen unique chapters, covering all the updated information and latest developments. The chapters covered include Introduction ; Invasive Alien Species ; Biowarfare, Bioterrorism and Bioethics ; Early Warning and Forecasting System ; Emerging Resurgence of Pests and Diseases ; National Regulatory Mechanism and International Agreements Conventions ; International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures ; Pest Risk Analysis, Risk Management Models and Pest Information System ; Global Positioning System and Geographic Information System for Plant Biosecurity ; Pest, Disease and Epidemic Management ; Agroterrorism and Biosecurity ; Mitigation Planning and Integrated Approach for Biosecurity ; Biosafety, History, Policies and Regulatory Mechanism ; Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and Its Implications ; Issues related to the Genetically Modified Crops ; Operational Biosafety Practices and Procedures. In addition, 'Glossary of terms' is also furnished to present a list of frequently terms used in 'Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety'.

The contents of this book, reflecting an extensive literature search, will be useful particularly for the students, teaching & research faculty and extension personnel in Agricultural and Horticultural Universities, the State Departments of Agriculture, Horticulture, Forestry, Sericulture & Fisheries, Plant Protection Organizations, Plant Quarantine Units, Administrators & Policy makers and all those who are interested and concerned with plant biosecurity and biosafety.

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About the author

N.G. Ravichandra

N.G. Ravichandra, Professor of Plant Pathology and Scheme Head, All India Co-ordinated Research Project (Nematodes), Department of Plant Pathology, University of Agricultural Sciences, GKVK, Bengaluru, Karnataka, India, is involved in teaching, research and extension activities. He has authored seven text books in Plant pathology and Nematology.

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Bibliographic information

Title Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety
Format Hardcover
Date published: 01.01.2023
Edition 1st ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789395319065
length 742p., 25cm.