Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Plant Reproduction

Molecular and Cellular Aspects of Plant Reproduction

by R. J. Scott
     
 

Molecular aspects of flower morphogenesis for researchers and students from SEB Seminar. The book will appeal to students and researchers in floral physiology.See more details below

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Molecular aspects of flower morphogenesis for researchers and students from SEB Seminar. The book will appeal to students and researchers in floral physiology.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780521050487
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
02/01/2008
Series:
Society for Experimental Biology Seminar Series, #55
Pages:
328
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

List of contributors; 1. Introduction: 'where do we go from here?' J. Heslop-Harrison; 2. Molecular control of floral organogenesis and plant reproduction in Petunia hybrida A. J. van Tunen, M. Busscher, L. Columbo, J. Franken and G. C. Angenent; 3. Control of floral morphogenesis in cauliflower (Brassica oleracea L. var. botrytis): the role of homeotic genes B. R. Jordan, R. G. Anthony and P. E. James; 4. Isolation and properties of mutants of Arabidopsis thaliana with reduced sensitivity to short days B. Thomas and D. Mozley; 5. Asexual mutants in Melandrium album (Silene alba): tools in cDNA cloning and analysis of an X/Y chromosome system in plants N. Barbacar and I. Negrutiu; 6. Pollen exine - the sporopollenin enigma and the physics of pattern R. J. Scott; 7. The diversity and regulation of gene expression in the pathway of male gametophyte development D. Twell; 8. Characterisation of Arabidopsis thaliana anther-specific gene which shares sequence similarity with ß-1,3-glucanases D. L. Hird, D. Worrall, R. Hodge, S. Smartt, W. Paul and R. Scott; 9. Ovule cDNA clones of Petunia hybrida encoding proteins homologous to MAP and shaggy/zeste-white 3 protein kinases V. Ferrant, J. van Went and M. Kries; 10. Towards the elucidation of the mechanisms of pollen tube inhibition during the self-incompatibility response in Papaver rhoeas F. C. H. Franklin, K. K. Atwal, J. P. Ride and V. E. Franklin-Tong; 11. Intracellular movement and pollen physiology: progress and prospects J. Heslop-Harrison and Y. Heslop-Harrison; 12. Organisation and functions of cell surface molecules on gametes of the brown algae Fucus J. R. Green, C. J. Stafford, P. J. Wright and J. A. Callow; 13. Strategies of flower senescence - a review A. D. Stead and W. G. van Doorn; 14. The physiology of petal senescence which is not initiated by ethylene W. G. van Doorn and A. D. Stead; 15. Molecular biology of flower senescence in carnation W. R. Woodson; 16. Ethylene sensitivity and flower senescence C. S. Whitehead; 17. Ethylene biosynthetic genes and inter-organ signalling during flower senescence E. J. Woltering, A. Ten Have, P. B. Larsen and W. R. Woodson; Index.

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