5 edition of Cellular and molecular biology of plant seed development found in the catalog.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Brian A. Larkins and Indra K. Vasil.|
|Series||Advances in cellular and molecular biology of plants ;, v. 4|
|Contributions||Larkins, B. A., Vasil, I. K.|
|LC Classifications||QK661 .C45 1997|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||viii, 648 p. :|
|Number of Pages||648|
|LC Control Number||97024681|
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Over 90 illustrations help to understand relationship of different regulatory processes and mechanisms. It can be recommended to advanced students as well as to researchers of physiology, genetics and molecular biology of seed as well as whole plant development.
It is also valuable source of information for plant breeders and biotechnologists. Get this from a library. Cellular and molecular biology of plant seed development. [B A Larkins; I K Vasil;] -- "The plant seed is the source of most human nutrition, and closely related to the development of human civilization.
This book represents a comprehensive overview of the growth and development of the. Get this from a library. Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plant Seed Development.
[Brian A Larkins; Indra K Vasil] -- The plant seed is the source of most human nutrition, and closely related to the development of human civilization. This book represents a comprehensive overview of.
Plants and animals are separated by about billion years of evolutionary history. They have evolved their multicellular organization independently but using the same initial tool kit—the set of genes inherited from their common unicellular eucaryotic ancestor.
Most of the contrasts in their developmental strategies spring from two basic peculiarities of plants. R.E.L. Naylor, in Encyclopedia of Applied Plant Sciences, Changes in Seed Mass. The second stage of seed development is the accumulation of reserves. After fertilization, the developing seed is a strong sink for assimilates.
These may be the products of current photosynthesis, or have been produced earlier and stored and are now being retranslocated to the seed. This ‘seed-to-seed’ approach will provide students with a logical framework for acquiring the knowledge needed to fully understand plant growth and development.
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This updated and much revised third edition of Seeds: Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy provides a thorough overview of seed biology and incorporates much of the progress that has been made during the past fifteen years.
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Collective evidence demonstrates that the Miniature1 (Mn1) seed locus in maize encodes an endosperm-specific isozyme of cell wall Invertase, CWI The evidence includes (1) isolation and characterization of ethyl methanesulfonate-induced mn1 mutants with altered enzyme activity and (2) a near-linear relationship between gene/dose and invertase activity and the CWI-2 protein.
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This book brings together knowledge gained since the previous edition [see ] with the addition of a new topic, seed development. Part I covers seed develoment and germination, part II seed dormancy and germination and part III seed vigour, stress and germination.
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Substantial progress has been made in seed science during the past few years, emphasizing its important role in advancing plant biotechnology, agriculture, plant resource management, and conservation. Providing comprehensive coverage of the latest seed science research including germination.
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At the Noble Research Institute, scientists seek to learn more about the mechanisms that control root and shoot growth, seedling emergence, and light absorption for photosynthesis. The program of seed development is completely dependent upon the plant species and the environment.
Dormant seeds are resistant to extreme temperatures, drought, and other environmental challenges. The preparation for dormancy is an active process (hormones, changes in gene expression) that results in.
Legume seed development is characterized by progressive differentiation of organs and tissues resulting in. The whole process is prone to metabolic control, and distinct metabolite profiles specify the differentiation state.
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The fossil plant Elkinsia polymorpha, a "seed fern" from the Devonian period—about million years ago—is considered the earliest seed plant known to ferns (Figure ) produced their seeds along their branches, in structures called cupules that enclosed and protected the ovule—the female gametophyte and associated tissues—which develops into a.
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Foundation Seed: multiplied from breeder seed, available in limited amounts, planted to produce registered seed, controlled by private or public seed stock organization, labeled with. Each step of the seed-to-seed cycle of plant development including seed germination is characterized by a specific set of proteins.
The continual renewal and/or replacement of these biomolecules are crucial for optimal plant adaptation.
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