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Fruit Development and Seed Dispersal

Series: Annual Plant Reviews Volume: 38

Edited By: Lars Ostergaard

354 pages, Figs, tabs

John Wiley & Sons

Hardback | Nov 2009 | #180833 | ISBN-13: 9781405189460
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About this book

Fruit development and seed dispersal are major topics within plant and crop sciences research with important developments in research being reported regularly. Drawing together reviews by some of the world's leading experts in these areas, the editor of this volume, Lars Ostergaard has provided a volume which is an essential purchase for all those working in plant and crop sciences worldwide.


Contents

Preaface.Introduction. * Carpel Evolution * Arabidopsis gynoecium development * Ovule development * Fertilization and fruit initiation * Arabidopsis fruit development * Long distance seed dispersal * Seed dispersal and domestication * Tomato fruit ripeneing * Parthenocarpy in crops .Index

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Biography

Lars Ostegaard is a plant scientist, based at the world famous John Innes Centre, Norwich, U.K.

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