Dormancy in Plants

Dormancy in Plants

By: Jean Viemont (editor), Jacques Crabbe (editor)Hardback

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Developed from papers presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Plant Dormancy held in Angers in July 1999, this books contains up to date research on this fascinating but little written about subject. It covers topics including whole plant and organ physiology, water relations and stress, abscisic acid and hormonal control, biochemical and cellular aspects and genetics and molecular biology.


Part I: Whole Plant and Organ Physiology 1: Growth Cycle and Dormancy in Plants, H Okubo 2: Bud Dormancy, a Suggestion for the Control Mechanism and its Evolution, A Erez 3: The Distinct Controlling of Dormancy Release and Germination Commencement in Seeds, N V Obroucheva and O V Antipova 4: Sugar Metabolism in Apple Embryos, S Lewak, et al. 5: Population Responses to Temperature for Loss and Induction of Seed Dormancy and Consequences for Predictive Empirical Modelling, A J Murdoch, et al. 6: Pre-Treatment at Controlled Seed Moisture Content as an Effective Means to Break Dormancy in Tree Seeds, M P M Derkx Part II: Water Relations and Stress 7: Organismic and Environmental Controls of Bud Growth in Tropical Trees, R Borchert 8: Water Relations in Winter: Influence on Budbreak of Walnut Tree, T Ameglio, et al. 9: Morphological Structure and Water Status in Tulip Bulbs during their Transition from Dormancy to Active Growth: Visualization by Magnetic Resonance Imaging, R Kamentetsky, et al. 10: Seed Dormancy as One of the Survival Strategies in Annual Plant Species Occurring In Deserts, Y Gutterman 11: Seasonally-Regulated Proteins in Peach (Prunus persica): What are They and What Do They Do? M Wisniewski and R Arora Part III: Abscisic Acid and Hormonal Control 12: Aspects of ABA and Fusicoccin Signal Transduction in Barley Grains: 12.I: Effect of Fusicoccin on ABA-induced Gene Expression in Embryo and Aleurone; 12.II: Spatial and Temporal Expression of 14-3-3 Proteins in Dormant Embryos, B Testerink, R M van der Meulen and M Wang 13: Dormancy of Cereal Seeds as Related to Embryo Sensitivity to ABA and Water Potential, F Corbineau and D Come 14: Abscisic Acid Control of Seed Dormancy Expression in Nicotiana plumbaginifolia and Arabidopsis thaliana, M Julien, et al. 15: The Role of Endogenous Hormones in Potato Tuber Dormancy, J C Suttle 16: Role of ABA, Gibberellins and Auxin in Dormancy and Dormancy Release of Tulip Bulbs, M Saniewski, et al. Part IV: Biochemical and Cellular Aspects 17: ATP, ADP and NTP Contents in Vegetative and Floral Peach Buds During Winter: Are They Useful for Characterizing the Type of Dormancy, M Bonhomme, et al. 18: Alcohols that Break Seed Dormancy: the Anesthetic Hypothesis, Dead or Alive? M A Cohn and H Hilhorst 19: Are Cellular Membranes Involved in the Control of Seed Dormancy? H Hilhorst and M A Cohn 20: Intercellular Communication Channels and Intracellular Calcium Levels Involved in Dormancy Development of Poplar (Populus deltoides) Plants, L-C Jian, et al. 21: The Developmental Basis of Bud Dormancy in 1-year-old Picea and Pseudotsuga Seedlings, J E MacDonald Part V: Genetics and Molecular Biology 22: Molecular Genetic Analysis of Bud Dormancy Related Traits in Populus, T H H Chen, et al. 23: Regulation of Growth and Dormancy in Pea Axillary Buds, J P Stafstrom 24: Expression of Endo-ss-Mannanase and S.N.F-Related Protein Kinase Genes in True Potato Seeds in Relation to Dormancy, Gibberellin and Abscisic Acid, V Alvarado, et al. 25: The Genetics of Seed Dormancy in Arabidopsis thaliana, M Koornneef, et al.

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  • ISBN13: 9780851994475
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 400
  • ID: 9780851994475
  • ISBN10: 0851994474

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