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Angiosperm Pollen and Ovules

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  • ISBN-13: 9781461277330
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1992
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 465
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 1.00 (d)

Table of Contents

Molecular Biology.- 1. Pollen Expressed Genes and Their Regulation.- 2. Pollen Allergens: Molecular Cloning and Mechanisms for Pollen-induced Asthma.- 3. The Analysis of Maize Mutant de-gaMI6 by Transposon Tagging.- 4. Isolation of Genes Preferentially Expressed in Pistils of Tobacco Flowers.- 5. Inhibition of Flavonoid Biosynthesis in Petunia Anthers by Antisense RNA: A Novel Way to Engineer Nuclear Male Sterility.- 6. Markers for the Y chromosome of Silene latifolia and Their Use in Studying Pollen Tube Growth Rates.- 7. Expression of a Rice Histone Gene During Pollen Developmental Transformations in Hyoscyamus niger (Henbane).- 8. Plastid Developmental Pathways in Some Angiosperm Reproductive Cells.- 9. In Vitro Polymerization of F-actin and Assembly of Microfilament Cytoskeleton of Pollen Actin.- Self-incompatibility.- 10. The Role of the Pollen Grain Coating in Pollination and in Self-incompatibility in Brassica oleracea.- 11. Molecular Genetics of Gametophytic Self-incompatibility in Solanaceae.- 12. Molecular Genetics of Self-incompatibility in Nicotiana alata.- 13. Recognition Signals and Pollen Responses in the Incompatibility Reaction in Papaver rhoeas.- 14. Self-incompatibility Products of the Male Partner in Brassica oleracea.- 15. Gametophytic Incompatibility in Petunia hybrida: Molecular Aspects of Male Gametophyte and Female Sporophyte Interactions.- 16. Self-incompatibility in Antirrhinum.- 17. Cross-incompatibility in Maize—A Case of a 3 Locus Interaction by Non-allelic Male and Female Genes.- 18. Effects of Style Age on the Performance of Self and Cross Pollen in Campanula rapunculoides.- Morphology and Structure.- 19. Gene Expression during Brassica napus Pollen Development.- 20. Pollen Mihondrial Proteins in Fertile and Male Sterile Nicotiana sylvestris.- 21. Pollen Specific Gene Expression during Development and Germination in Tobacco.- 22. Concurrent Development of the Ovule Structures in Some Flowering Plants.- 23. Recent Advances in Clearing Techniques for Study of Ovule and Female Gametophyte Development.- 24. Comparisons of Early Ovule Development through Megagametogenesis in Rapid-cycling Brassica rapa L. and B. campestris L. Using Herr Clearing Techniques.- 25. Maturation of the Pollen of Cotton.- 26. Pollen Tube Growth in Culture. I. Control of Morphology and Generative Nucleus Division in Cultured Pollen Hibes of Nicotiana.- 27. Pollen Tube Growth and Ovule Penetration in Gasteria verrucosa (Mill.), H. Duval.- Physiology Biochemistry.- 28. Membrane Behaviour and Stress Tolerance in Pollen.- 29. Recent Aspects of Sporopollenin Biosynthesis.- 30. Developmental Synthesis of HSPs during the Male Gametophytic Phase of Heat Tolerant and Heat Sensitive Species.- 31. Electrophoretic Analysis of the Proteins Newly Formed as a Consequence of Pollen-Pistil Interaction.- 32. Adaptive Germination Responses by Walnut (Juglans) Pollen to Temperature during Pollen Development.- 33. Effect of the Carboxylic Ionophore Monensin on the Growth and Protein Pattern of Pollen Tubes.- 34. Localization of the Proteins Contained in the Stigma Exudate on the Lily Pistil Tissue.- 35. Microtubular Motors in the Pollen Tube of Nicotiana tabacum.- 36. The Microtubular Cytoskeleton during Pollen Development and Pollen Tube Growth in Nicotiana tabacum.- 37. Mitosis and Colchicine Effects on Microtubule Organization in Isolated Generative Cells of Allemanda neriifolia.- 38. The Extracellular Matrix in Pollen Tube Growth.- 39. Analogies of Chromosome Reducing Events in Somatic Cultured Cells and Microsporogenesis.- 40. Cytological Studies on Plastid Inheritance in Alfalfa (Medicago sativa).- 41. Modifications in the Interapertural Exine Following Pollinations of Linum grandiflorum.- Biotechnology.- 42. Pollen Mediated Indirect Gene Transfer to Dicots and Monocots.- 43. 2n Gametes for True Seed Production (TSP) in Potato: Basic and Applied Aspects.- 44. Induction of Embryogenesis in Isolated Pollen Cultures of Tobacco.- 45. Genotype and Ploidy Effects on Maize Pollen and In Vitro Germination Characteristics.- 46. Application of In Vitro Techniques in Cereal Pollen Biology.- 47. In Vitro Fertilization with Isolated Gametes of Maize and Its Application to Study Fertilization Processes and Early Events of Zygote Development.- 48. In Vitro Maturation of Maize Pollen.- 49. Differentiation and Maturation of Tobacco Pollen In Situ and in Suspension Culture.- 50. Pollen Tube Growth and Fertilization in Lilium longiflorum after Stigmatic and Placental Pollination.- 51. Isolation of Generative Cells and Sperm from Pollen Tubes of Lilium.- 52. New Interspecific Hybrids in the Genus Medicago through In Vitro Culture of Fertilized Ovules.- 53. In Vitro Fertilization: A Method Facilitating the Production of Hybrid Embryos and Plants.- 54. Introduction of Exogenous DNA into Plants after Pollination via the Pollen Tube Pathway.- 55. Biotechnology in Reproductive Biology.- Gametophytic Selection.- 56. Effects of High Temperature and Humidity Stresses on Tobacco Pollen and Their Progeny.- 57. Gamete Selection for Heat Stress Tolerance in Maize.- 58. Production of Highly Cold Tolerant Maize Inbred Lines by Repeated Gametophytic Selection.- 59. Herbicide Tolerance in Maize—Genetics and Pollen Selection.- 60. Gametophytic Selection for Early Maturity in Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill).- 61. Mechanisms in the Pistil that Regulate Gametophyte Population in Peach (Prunus persica).- 62. Gametophytic Selection in Rice.- 63. Germination as a Component of Pollen Competitive Ability in Hibiscus moscheutos.- Ecology and Evolution.- 64. Developmental Genetics of Sexual Propagation in Oenothera.- 65. The Effects on Genetic Load of Selection in the Gametophyte Stage.- 66. Natural and Artificial Hybrids in the Grasses.- 67. Pollen Competition as an Evolutionary Parameter Involved in the Domestication of Allogamous Cereal: A Two-locus Symmetrical Model of the Evolution on Sympatric Condition of Wild and Cultivated Populations of Pearl Millet.- 68. Evolution of Pollen Morphology: The Hare and Tortoise Game.- 69. Heterosis in Plants Starts Immediately after Fertilization.- 70. Evidence for Non-random Seed Setting of Ovules in the Pod of the Cruciferous Plants Brassica juncea and Raphanus sativus.- 71. The Potential for Interference among Pollen Grains of Wild Radish.- 72. Patterns of Bee Visitation to Flowers of Almond Cultivars in an Orchard as Determined by Molecular Genetic Marker Analysis of Pollen in the “Pollen Basket”.- 73. Environmental Effects on Pollen Characters and Paternity.- 74. Pollen and Ovules in Evolutionary Studies.

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