LECTURE 1 Ø Definition of biotechnology v Biotechnology is the ...

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LECTURE 1

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Definition of biotechnology

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Biotechnology

is the use of
biological processes, organisms, or
systems to manufacture products
intended to improve the quality of
human.

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Branches and its relationship to
basic sciences.



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Agriculture.

v

Animal Husbandry.

v

Health care (also termed as
Medical Biotechnology).

v

Industry.

v

Aquaculture and Marine
biotechnology.

v

Environmental Biotechnology.

v

Aquaculture and Marine
biotechnology.

v

Environmental Biotechnology.

v

Bioinformatics.



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Importance of biotechnology in
crop improvement and production.



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Plant breeding by utilization of
molecular biotechnological tools,

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Genetic improvements of foods

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Tolerance of stress in plants.

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Molecular farming.

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Growth/development of plants
through generation.