Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety

  • Title : Plant Biosecurity and Biosafety
  • Author : N G Ravichandra
  • ISBN 13 : 9789395319065
  • Year : 2023
  • Language : English
  • Binding : Hardbound
  • MRP : Rs 6995
  • Selling Price : Rs 5456
  • Discount : 22%
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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. Contents: 1. Introduction to Plant Biosecurity 2. Invasive Alien Species 3. Biowarfare, Bioterrorism and Bioethics 4. Early Warning and Forecasting System 5. Emerging Resurgence of Pests and Diseases 6. National Regulatory Mechanism and International Agreements Conventions 7. International Standards for Phytosanitary Measures 8. Pest Risk Analysis, Risk Management Models and Pest Information System 9. Global Positioning System and Geographic Information System for Plant Biosecurity 10. Pest, Disease and Epidemic Management 11. Agroterrorism and Biosecurity 12. Mitigation Planning and Integrated Approach for Biosecurity 13. Biosafety, History, Policies and Regulatory Mechanism 14.Cartagena Protocol on Biosafety and its Implications 15. Issues Related to the Genetically Modified Crops 16. Operational Biosafety: Practices and Procedures