Photomorphogenesis in plants

Photomorphogenesis in plants

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ISBN-13: 9789024733170
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 11/30/1986
Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1986
Pages: 580
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.05(d)

Table of Contents

1 Introduction.- 1. Introduction.- 2 Phytochrome.- 2.1 The chromophore.- 2.2 The protein.- 2.3 Localization within the plant.- 2.4 The molecular biology of action.- 2.5 The physiology of action.- 2.6 Phytochrome and membranes.- 3 Cryptochrome and UV receptors.- 3.1 Diversity of photoreceptors.- 3.2 Properties and working mechanisms of the photoreceptors.- 4 The light environment.- 4.1 The perception of light quality.- 4.2 Perception of light quantity.- 4.3 Light direction and polarization.- 4.4 The duration of light and photoperiodic responses.- 4.5 Light within the plant.- 5 Selected responses.- 5.1 Photomodulation of growth.- 5.2 Phototropism.- 5.3 The photobiology of stomatal movements.- 5.4 Photomovement.- 5.5 Photocontrol of seed germination.- 5.6 Photocontrol of flavonoid biosynthesis.- 6 Further topics.- 6.1 Photobiology of fung.- 6.2 A genetic approach to photomorphogenesis.- 6.3 Coaction between pigment systems.

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