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The Biology of Seeds: Recent Research Advances

Edited By: G Nicolas, KJ Bradford, D Come and H Pritchard

472 pages, Figs, tabs

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Dec 2003 | #138318 | ISBN: 0851996531
Availability: In stock
NHBS Price: £110.00 $140/€131 approx

About this book

Presents edited and revised papers from the 7th International Workshop on Seeds, held in Salamanca, Spain, in May 2002. Topics covered include: Seed development; Seed germination and dormancy; Dessication; Seed ecology; and Seed biotechnology.


Contents

Seed development - physiological and molecular aspects of the control of dormancy and germination in developing sorghum caryopses; seed germination and dormancy - hormonal and molecular events during seed dormancy release and germination; desiccation - gene expression during loss and regaining of stress tolerance at seed priming and drying; seed ecology - new approaches to the study of evolution of physical and physiological dormancy, the two most common classes of seed dormancy on Earth; seed biotechnology - genetic analysis and QTL mapping for cytosolic glutamine synthetase (GS) and germination traits in maize grain.

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