Plant Communication from an Ecological Perspective

Plant Communication from an Ecological Perspective


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9783642263668
Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date: 09/14/2012
Series: Signaling and Communication in Plants
Edition description: 2010
Pages: 252
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

Evolutionary Ecology of Plant Signals and Toxins: A Conceptual Framework.- The Chemistry of Plant Signalling.- Plant Defense Signaling from the Underground Primes Aboveground Defenses to Confer Enhanced Resistance in a Cost-Efficient Manner.- Allelopathy and Exotic Plant Invasion.- Volatile Interaction Between Undamaged Plants: A Short Cut to Coexistence.- Volatile Chemical Interaction Between Undamaged Plants: Effects at Higher Trophic Levels.- Within-Plant Signalling by Volatiles Triggers Systemic Defences.- Volatile Interactions Between Undamaged Plants: Effects and Potential for Breeding Resistance to Aphids.- Communication in Ant–Plant Symbioses.- Photosensory Cues in Plant–Plant Interactions: Regulation and Functional Significance of Shade Avoidance Responses.- Global Atmospheric Change and Trophic Interactions: Are There Any General Responses?.- Exploiting Plant Signals in Sustainable Agriculture.- Plant Volatiles: Useful Signals to Monitor Crop Health Status in Greenhouses.

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