By Matthias Fladung
Tree development is important to satisfy the turning out to be call for for the renewable source wooden. Many novel probabilities to procure enhanced species are provided via biotechnology, and the time is ripe for a severe overview of the probabilities and demanding situations of tree transgenesis. 16 chapters by means of specialists within the box supply concise info at the current kingdom of the next themes: transgenic timber on this planet; environmental elements of lignin-modified bushes; amendment of cellulose in wooden; heavy steel resistance and phytoremediation with transgenic bushes; transgenic methods to engineer nitrogen metabolism; affliction resistance; drought tolerance. furthermore, biosafety and possibility evaluate are taken care of intimately, and destiny experimental initiatives are mentioned. The booklet presents a valid foundation for decision-making techniques in politics.