Ethylene Action in Plants / Edition 1

Ethylene Action in Plants / Edition 1

by Nafees A. Khan
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540327169

ISBN-13: 9783540327165

Pub. Date: 08/21/2006

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

The plant hormone ethylene plays a prominent role among several intrinsic and extrinsic factors that control growth and physiology of plants. Its biological activity was discovered over a century ago. However, extensive studies on its mode of action came later. This book brings into focus the recent developments on the biochemical, physiological, and molecular

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Overview

The plant hormone ethylene plays a prominent role among several intrinsic and extrinsic factors that control growth and physiology of plants. Its biological activity was discovered over a century ago. However, extensive studies on its mode of action came later. This book brings into focus the recent developments on the biochemical, physiological, and molecular basis for ethylene action in plants.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540327165
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
08/21/2006
Edition description:
2006
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
7.01(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.02(d)

Table of Contents

Interaction of Ethylene and Other Compounds with the Ethylene Receptor: Agonists and Antagonists.- Ethylene and Plant Growth.- Ethylene and Leaf Senescence.- Effect of Ethylene on Adventitious Root Formation.- Ethylene and Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress.- Ethylene in the Rhizobium-Legume Symbiosis.- The Role of Ethylene in the Regulation of Stem Gravitropic Curvature.- Role of Ethylene in Fruit Ripening.- Ethylene Involvement in Photosynthesis and Growth.

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