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Seeds : biology, development and ecology

Author: Sheldon C Navie; Steve W Adkins; Sarah Ashmore; C.A.B. International.
Publisher: Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2007.
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Providing comprehensive coverage of the latest seed science research including germination, dormancy, development, and desiccation tolerance, this book also details the most advanced methods and  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
International Workshop on Seeds (8th : 2005 : Brisbane, Qld.).
Wallingford, UK ; Cambridge, MA : CABI, ©2007
Material Type: Conference publication, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Sheldon C Navie; Steve W Adkins; Sarah Ashmore; C.A.B. International.
ISBN: 9781845931971 1845931971 184593198X 9781845931988
OCLC Number: 70775611
Description: xx, 440 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1: Desiccation Tolerance in the -omics Era: New Tools for an Old Enigma?2: Recent Progress Towards the Understanding of Desiccation Tolerance3: Gene-expression in Relation to Seed Development and Longevity4: The Influence of Harvest Method on Seed Yield, Seed Size and Germination Capacity of Bulbine bulbosa (R. Br.) Haw. (Liliaceae)5: Alterations in Gene Expression and DNA During Loss and Re-establishment of Desiccation Tolerance in Germinating and Germinated Medicago truncatula Seeds.6: ASP53, a 53 kDa Cupin-containing Protein with a Dual Role: Storage Protein and Thermal Protectant7: Possible Involvement of Programmed Cell Death Events During Accelerated Ageing of Glycine max Axes8: Storage and Germination Response of Recalcitrant Seeds Subjected to Mild Dehydration9: Immunocytochemical Localisation of ss-1,3-Glucanase in Wet-stored Recalcitrant Seeds of Avicennia marina Infected by Fusarium moniliforme10: Seed Development Transporting into the Post-genomic Era11: Biogenesis of the Compound Seed Protein Storage Vacuole12: Embryo Development and Time of Cutting in Cool Temperate Carrot Seed Crops13: Seed Biotechnology: Translating Promise into Practice14: Stress Inducible Gene Expression and its Impact on Seed and Plant Performance: a Microarray Approach15: The Use of Proteome and Transcriptome Profiling in the Understanding of Seed Germination and Identification of Intrinsic Markers Determining Seed Quality, Germination Efficiency and Early Seedling Vigour16: A `Seed-GUS-Expression' Enhancer-Trap Library for Germination Research17: Betaomics: a Combined Proteome and Transcriptome Profiling Approach to Characterize Seed Germination and Vigour in Sugarbeet Seeds18: Cell Cycle Activity, Membrane Integrity and Germination of Matriconditioned Lentil (Lens culinaris Medik.) Seeds19: Are Dormant Seeds Lazy and Germinating Seeds Not?20: Emerging and Established Model Systems for Endosperm Weakening21: Dormancy Classification and Potential Dormancy-Breaking Cues for Shrub Species from Fire-Prone South-Eastern Australia22: QTLs, Epistasis, and Other Interactions Associated with Dormancy in Weedy Rice (Oryza sativa L.)23: Differences in the Lolium rigidum Embryo Proteome of Seeds with a High (Light-insensitive) and Low (Light-sensitive) Level of Dormancy24: Transcriptomic and Proteomic Profiling of FsPP2C1-overexpressing Arabidopsis Plants25: Constitutive Expression of a Fagus ABA-Induced PP2C (FsPP2C2) in Arabidopsis Suggests Interactions Between ABA and GAs in Seed Dormancy26: Nucleotide Triphosphate Synthesis and Energy Metabolism in Primary Dormant and Thermodormant Oat Seeds27: Dormancy and Germination in Eucalyptus globulus Seeds28: The Effect of Hydropriming on Germination Barriers in Triploid Watermelon Seeds29: Molecular Mechanisms of Protein Degradation in Germinating Seeds31: A Role for Reactive Oxygen Species in Endosperm Weakening31: Characterization of a Dioxygenase Gene with a Potential Role in Steps Leading to Germination of the Root Parasite Orobanche aegyptiaca32: Computer Imaging to Assess Seed Germination Performance33: Development of a Sequential Digital Imaging System for Evaluating Seed Germination34: Seed Quality and Germination35: Effects of Bean Seed Production Conditions on Germination and Hypocotyl Elongation Responses to Temperature and Water Potential36: A Model of Seed Dormancy in Wild Oats (Avena fatua) for Investigating Genotype ? Environment Interactions37: Seed microRNA Research38: Temporal Fulfilment of the Light Requirement for Seed Germination: An Example of its Use in Management of Rare Species39: Assisted Natural Recovery Using a Forest Soil Propagule Bank in the Athabasca Oil Sands40: The Effect of Light Intensity on Seed Production and Quality in a Number of Australian Wild Oat (Avena fatua L.) Lines41: Seed Ecology of Apiaceae Weeds in Pyrethrum42: Plant Dispersal Strategies, Seed Bank Distribution and Germination of Name Negev Type Desert Species43: Seed Biology of Tropical Australian Plants
Responsibility: edited by Steve W. Adkins, Sarah E. Ashmore, Sheldon C. Navie.
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