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|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Plant desiccation tolerance.
Ames, Iowa : Blackwell Pub., 2007
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Matthew A Jenks; Andrew J Wood
|Description:||xiv, 311 pages,  pages of plates : illustrations (some color) ; 27 cm|
|Contents:||Plant desiccation tolerance : diversity, distribution, and real-world applications / Andrew J. Wood and Matthew A. Jenks --
Lessons on dehydration tolerance from desiccation-tolerant plants / Melvin J. Oliver --
Mechanisms of desiccation tolerance in Angiosperm resurrection plants / Jill M. Farrant --
Desiccation tolerance in lichens / Richard P. Beckett and Farida V. Minibayeva --
Desiccation tolerance : gene expression, pathways and regulation of gene expression / Dorothea Bartels, Jonathan Phillips, and John Chandler --
Seed desiccation-tolerance mechanisms / Patricia Berjak, Jill M. Farrant, and Norman W. Pammenter --
The glassy state in dry seeds and pollen / Olivier Leprince and Julia Buitink --
DNA structure and seed desiccation tolerance / Ivan Broubriak, Shirley McCready, and Daphne J. Osborne --
Structural dynamics and desiccation damage in plant reproductive organs / Christina Walters and Karen L. Koster --
XvSap1, a desiccation tolerance associated gene with potential for crop improvement / Revel Iyer [and others].
|Responsibility:||editors, Matthew A. Jenks, Andrew J. Wood.|
"We recommend this publication first of all to plant-stress physiologists or plant breeders, as well as researchers who work on plant biochemistry and molecular biology, plant genetic research, and