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Advances in Legume Biology

Proceedings Monograph
By: Charles H Stirton(Editor), James L Zarucchi(Editor)
842 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
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Proceedings of the 2nd International Legume Conference, Missouri, June 1987. Contains 35 papers, see the table of contents for more details.


- Introduction / J. L. Zarucchi   ix
- Life History Studies / N. R. Sackville Hamilton   1
- Biological Implications of Leguminous Tree Architecture / Roelof A. A. Oldeman   17
- Structure and Evolutionary Tendencies of Inflorescences in the Leguminosae / F. Weberling   35
- Evolutionary Implications of Floral Ontogeny in Legumes / Shirley C. Tucker   59
- Structure, Evolution, and Biology of Pollen in Leguminosae / Ph. Guinet & I. K. Ferguson   77
- Pollen, Stigma, and Style Interactions in the Leguminosae / Simon J. Owens & C. H. Stirton   105
- Stigma, Style, Pollen, and the Pollen-Stigma Interaction in Caesalpinioideae / Simon J. Owens   113
- Pollen-Pistil Interactions in Leguminosae (Mimosoideae) / Josephine Kenrick & R. Bruce Knox   127
- Pollen—Pistil Interactions (Papilionoideae) / K. R. Shivanna & Simon J. Owens   157
- A Multidisciplinary Approach to Pollination Biology in the Leguminosae / B. D. Schrire   183
- Seed:Ovule Ratios, Selective Seed Abortion, and Mating Systems in Leguminosae / K. S. Bawa & D. P. Buckley   243
- The Floral Ecology of Australian Acacia / Peter Bernhardt   263
- The Population Biology of an Annual Texas Lupine / Barbara A. Schaal   283
- Natural History of a Wind-Pollinated Central American Dry Forest Legume Tree (Ateleia herbert-smithii Pittier) / Daniel H. Janzen   293
- Ecological Success in Relation to Plant Form and Function in the Woody Legumes / Philip W. Rundel   377
- Legume Fruits—The Structure:Function Equation / J. S. Pate   399
- Legume Seeds—The Structure:Function Equation / J. Van Staden, J. C. Manning & K. M. Kelly   417
- Morphology and Aerodynamics of Wind-Dispersed Legumes / Carol K. Augspurger   451
- The Evolution of Genera in the Leguminosae / Ernest Small   467
- Reproductive Changes Induced by Domestication / U. Plitmann & M. E. Kislev   487
- The Benefits and Risks of Woody Legume Introductions / C. E. Hughes & B. T. Styles   505
- Biological Implications of Genome Evolution / H. Rees & R. K. J. Narayan   533
- The Legume—Rhizobium Equation: A Coevolution of Two Genomes / Desh Pal S. Verma & John Stanley   545
- Structure and Function of Root Nodules from Woody Legumes / J. I. Sprent, J. M. Sutherland & S. M. de Faria   559
- Ecosystem Estimates of N2-Fixation and Investigations of Nodule Metabolism Using Variations in the Natural Abundance of 15N / Daniel H. Kohl & Georgia Shearer   579
 - Interactions Between Herbaceous Legumes and Their Associated Rhizobia, Mycorrhizae, Pests, and Parasites / N. C. Schenck   595
- Systematics and Ecology of Ectomycorrhizal Legumes / Ian J. Alexander   607
- Reflections on Mycorrhizal Research / Rolf Singer   625
- A Model of Daily Leaf Movement in Relation to the Radiation Regime / Thomas J. Herbert   629
- Cyanogenesis in the Leguminosae / David S. Seigler, Bruce R. Maslin & Eric E. Conn   645
- Interactions Between Ants and Leguminous Plants / Doyle McKey   673
- Aphid—Legume Interactions / M. S. J. Simmonds, W. M. Blaney, A. N. E. Birch & C. H. Stirton   719
- Adaptive Radiation of Acanthoscelides in Seeds: Examples of Legume—Bruchid Interactions / Clarence Dan Johnson   747
- Chemical Interactions Between Bruchids and Legumes / A. N. E. Birch, M. S. J. Simmonds & W. M. Blaney   781
- Databases, Information Systems, and Legume Research / Frank A. Bisby   811

Index   827

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Proceedings Monograph
By: Charles H Stirton(Editor), James L Zarucchi(Editor)
842 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables
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