Application of Sampling and Detection Methods in Agricultural Plant Biotechnology,
Edition 1
Edited by Ray Shillito and Guomin Shan

Publication Date: 04 Aug 2022
Application of Sampling and Detection Methods in Agricultural Plant Biotechnology describes detection methods for seed, plants and grain derived from biotechnology. This international handbook, based on a series of workshops carried out for governments in collaboration with ILSI and Co-published in partnership with the Cereals & Grains Association, provides the technical and practical information needed to develop, validate and use detection methods. This useful resource provides readers with the tools necessary to carry out reliable sampling, detection and interpretation of data.

Key Features

  • Presents a review of the technologies and approaches used for sampling and detecting biotechnology products in seed, plants, grain, food and feed
  • Serves as a GM detection manual for international regulators and government agencies, testing laboratories, and academic and industrial professionals
  • Contains case studies, applications, literature reviews and coverage of recent developments
About the author
Edited by Ray Shillito, BASF, USA and Guomin Shan, Corteva Agriscience Crop Protection Regulatory Science, USA
Table of Contents
1. Introduction: Biotechnology and Genetically Modified Crops
2. Seed Testing – Purity and Low-Level Presence (LLP)
3. Grain Supply Chain Testing – Import and Export
4. Principles of Nucleic Acid-Based Detection Methods
5. Method Validation: DNA Based Detection Methods
6. Principles of Protein Detection Methods
7. Method Validation: Protein Detection Methods
8. Sources and Use of Reference Materials
9. Seed and Grain Sampling
10. Plant and Field Analysis
11. Testing Laboratory Design and Management
12. International Standards
13. Analytical Strategy and Interpretation of Results
14. Detection of Gene-Edited Products
15. Future Perspectives and Challenges
Book details
ISBN: 9780323992930
Page Count: 304
Retail Price : £115.00
9780470922682; 9783527609390
Academics and scientists working for agricultural biotechnology companies, within the seed and food and feed industries, GM test kit manufacturing companies, research and testing laboratories in the public and private sectors, and government agencies, as well as students studying related areas