Biology of Root Formation and Development

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Contains papers from a June 1996 symposium, covering both shoot- and root-borne roots in sections on diversity of roots, induction of root formation and root development, hormonal control of root induction and development, molecular biology, ecological aspects, applied aspects, root products, and models and methods for root studies. Themes highlighted include innovative methods of root studies, modeling and simulation, and ecological aspects. Selections are intended to be provocative, to introduce readers to pressing current questions in the field, and to point out new bearings for future research. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461374671
  • Publisher: Springer US
  • Publication date: 4/30/2013
  • Series: Basic Life Sciences Series , #65
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1997
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 376
  • Product dimensions: 6.69 (w) x 9.61 (h) x 0.81 (d)

Table of Contents

Preface; A. Altman, Y. Waisel. Diversity of Roots: The Place of Roots in Plant Development and the Diversity of Root Types; P.W. Barlow, B. Palma. Induction of Roots and Their Development: Indissociable Chief Actors in the Inductive Phase of Adventitious Rooting; T. Gaspar et al. Hormonal Control of Root Induction and Development: Increased Induction of Adventitious Rooting via Slow Release Auxins and Elicitors; van der Krieken et al. Molecular Biology of Root Development: Auxin Induced Gene Expression During Rooting of Loblolly Pine Stem Cuttings; B. Goldfarb et al. Ecological Aspects of Root Development: Shootborne Roots: An Adaptive Organ in Sand Dunes; A. Danin. Applied Aspects of Root Development: Relations between Early Root Growth and Flower Yield of Clonal Rose Rootsks; D.P. de Vries, L.A.M. Dubois. Root Products: Insane Roots and Twisted Carrots: Physiology and Biochemistry of Root Specific Metabolites; H.E. Flores. Models and Methods for Root Study: Morphological Structured Model for Hairy Root Culture; I. Berzin et al. Concluding Remarks: A 1996 Overview of the Research Interests from the Jerusalem Symposium T. Gaspar. 71 additional articles. Index.

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