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Author Gusta, Lawrence V
Title Plant Cold Hardiness : From the Laboratory to the Field
Imprint Wallingford : CABI, 2009
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Descript 1 online resource (335 pages)
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Note Contents -- Contributors -- Preface -- PART 1: THE FREEZING PROCESS -- 1 Ice Nucleation, Propagation and Deep Supercooling: the Lost Tribes of Freezing Studies -- 2 Low-temperature Damage to Wheat in Head - Matching Perceptions with Reality -- 3 Freezing Behaviours in Plant Tissues: Visualization using NMR Micro-imaging and Biochemical Regulatory Factors Involved -- 4 Factors Related to Change of Deep Supercooling Capability in Xylem Parenchyma Cells of Trees -- PART 2: MOLECULAR BASIS FOR THE ACQUISITION OF FREEZING TOLERANCE -- 5 Plant Cold-shock Domain Proteins: on the Tip of an Iceberg -- 6 Expressional and Functional Characterization of Arabidopsis Cold-shock Domain Proteins -- 7 Plasma Membrane and Plant Freezing Tolerance: Possible Involvement of Plasma Membrane Microdomains in Cold Acclimation -- 8 Global Expression of Cold-responsive Genes in Fruit Trees -- 9 Could Ethanolic Fermentation During Cold Shock Be a Novel Plant Cold Stress Coping Strategy? -- PART 3: LINKAGE BETWEEN DEVELOPMENTAL ARREST AND COLD HARDINESS -- 10 Bud Set - A Landmark of the Seasonal Growth Cycle in Poplar -- 11 An Epigenetic Memory from Time of Embryo Development Affects Climatic Adaptation in Norway Spruce -- 12 The Influence of Temperature on Dormancy Induction and Plant Survival in Woody Plants -- PART 4: GENETIC BASIS OF SUPERIOR COLD TOLERANCE -- 13 Winter Hardiness and the CBF Genes in the Triticeae -- 14 Regulation of Stress-responsive Signalling Pathways by Eudicot CBF/DREB1 Genes -- PART 5: IMPACT OF GLOBAL CLIMATE CHANGE ON PLANTS -- 15 Evolution of Plant Cold Hardiness and its Manifestation along the Latitudinal Gradient in the Canadian Arctic -- 16 Ice Encasement Damage on Grass Crops and Alpine Plants in Iceland - Impact of Climate Change -- 17 Impact of Simulated Acid Snow Stress on Leaves of Cold-acclimated Winter Wheat
18 Elevated Atmospheric CO[sub(2)] Concentrations Enhance Vulnerability to Frost Damage in a Warming World -- 19 The Occurrence of Winter-freeze Events in Fruit Crops Grown in the Okanagan Valley and the Potential Impact of Climate Change -- 20 Cold Hardiness in Antarctic Vascular Plants -- PART 6: FROM THE LABORATORY TO THE FIELD: BRIDGING THE GAP -- 21 Patterns of Freezing in Plants: the Influence of Species, Environment and Experiential Procedures -- 22 Going to Extremes: Low-temperature Tolerance and Acclimation in Temperate and Boreal Conifers -- 23 The Rapid Cold-hardening Response in Insects: Ecological Significance and Physiological Mechanisms -- PART 7: PHOTOSYNTHESIS AND SIGNALLING -- 24 Conifer Cold Hardiness, Climate Change and the Likely Effects of Warmer Temperatures on Photosynthesis -- 25 Chemical Genetics Identifies New Chilling Stress Determinants in Arabidopsis -- 26 Analysis of the Ascorbate Antioxidant Pathway in Overwintering Populations of Lucerne (Medicago sativa L.) of Contrasting Freezing Tolerance -- PART 8: SYSTEMS BIOLOGY -- 27 Identification of Proteins from Potato Leaves Submitted to Chilling Temperature -- 28 Genomics of Cold Hardiness in Forest Trees -- Index -- A -- B -- C -- D -- E -- F -- G -- H -- I -- K -- L -- M -- N -- O -- P -- Q -- R -- S -- T -- U -- V -- W -- X -- Y -- Z -- The Colour Plate Section
Presenting the research on the effects of cold and sub-zero temperatures on plant distribution, growth and yield, this comprehensive title contains chapters covering basic molecular science to broad ecological studies on the impact of global warming, and an industry perspective on transgenic approaches to abiotic stress tolerance
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Gusta, Lawrence V. Plant Cold Hardiness : From the Laboratory to the Field Wallingford : CABI,c2009 9781845935139
Subject Ciencias sociales -- Artículos -- Publicaciones periódicas.;Social sciences -- Periodicals.;Articulos -- Publicaciones periodicas;Libros electronicos
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Alt Author Wisniewski, Michael E
Tanino, Karen K
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