Ethylene in Plant Biology / Edition 2

Ethylene in Plant Biology / Edition 2

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Ethylene in Plant Biology / Edition 2

Ethylene in Plant Biology, Second Edition provides a definitive survey of what is currently known about this structurally simplest of all plant growth regulators. This volume contains all new material plus a bibliographic guide to the complete literature of this field. Progress in molecular biology and biotechnology as well as biochemistry, plant physiology, development, regulation, and environmental aspects is covered in nine chapters co-authored by three eminent authorities in plant ethylene research. This volume is the modern text reference for all researchers and students of ethylene in plant and agricultural science.

  • Completely updated
  • Concise, readable style for students and professional
  • Contains an extensive bibliographic guide to the original literature
  • Well illustrated with diagrams and photographs
  • Thorough coverage of: ethylene and ethephon roles and effects stress ethylene, biosynthesis of ethylene, molecular biology of ethylene, action of ethylene, agricultural uses of ethylene

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780120414512
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 06/15/1992
Edition description: REV
Pages: 414
Product dimensions: 1.13(w) x 6.00(h) x 9.00(d)

Table of Contents

Reference System Usage
Frequently Used Abbreviations
Introduction and Historical Perspectives
Ethylene Analysis and Properties of the Gas
The Biosynthesis of Ethylene
Regulation of Ethylene Production by Internal, Environmental, and Stress Factors
Roles and Physiological Effects of Ethylene in Plant Physiology: Dormancy, Growth and Development
Fruit Ripening, Abscission and Postharvest Disorders
The Mechanisms of Ethylene Action
Ethylene in the Environment
The Role of Ethylene in Agriculture

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