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Author Black, M.J
Title Seed Biology : Advances and Applications
Imprint Wallingford : CABI, 2000
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Note Intro -- Contributors -- Preface -- I Opening Presentations -- 1 Travels with Seeds: a Cartography of Seed Science -- 2 Protein Synthesis in Seed Germination: Connecting External Cell Signals with the Ribosome -- II Development and Quality -- 3 bZIP and DOF Transcription Factors in the Regulation of Gene Expression in Barley Endosperm -- 4 Impact of Amphiphile Partitioning on Desiccation Tolerance -- 5 Unravelling the Responses of Metabolism to Dehydration Points to a Role for Cytoplasmic Viscosity in Desiccation Tolerance -- 6 Soluble Sugars in Maturing Pea Seeds of Different Lines in Relation to Desiccation Tolerance -- 7 The Role of Stachyose Synthase in the Oligosaccharide Metabolism of Legume Seeds -- 8 Compartmentation of Abscisic Acid in Developing Muskmelon (Cucumis melo L.) Seeds -- 9 Involvement of ABA and GAs in the Regulation of Dormancy in Developing Sorghum Seeds -- 10 Irrigation and Seed Quality Development in Rapid-cycling Brassica -- 11 Molecular Genetic Analysis of Arabidopsis Seed Quality -- 12 Analysis of the Cell Cycle in Sugarbeet Seed during Development, Maturation and Germination -- 13 Possible Roles of Phosphoenolpyruvate Carboxylase and Pyruvate Kinase in Assimilate Partitioning in Developing Maize Embryos -- III Storage and Vigour -- 14 Effects of Seed Ageing on the Enzymic Antioxidant System of Maize Cultivars -- 15 Towards the ex situ Conservation of Aquatic Angiosperms: a Review of Seed Storage Behaviour -- 16 Treatment of Immature Embryos of Maize with Water Reduces their Storability and the Desiccation Tolerance of the Scutellum -- 17 Maillard Reactions Cause Browning in Bean Seed Coats during Ageing: Inhibition by Aminoguanidine -- 18 Effects of Desiccation on the Subcellular Matrix of the Embryonic Axes of Quercus robur
19 Loss of Viability in Rye Embryos at Different Levels of Hydration: Senescence with Apoptotic Nucleosome Cleavage or Death with Random DNA Fragmentation -- 20 The Effect of Drying Rate on Recalcitrant Seeds: 'Lethal Water Contents', Causes of Damage, and Quantification of Recalcitrance -- 21 Conservation of Genetic Resources Naturally Occurring as Recalcitrant Seeds -- IV Germination -- 22 Gene Expression Prior to Radicle Emergence in Imbibed Tomato Seeds -- 23 Characterization of Germination-related Genes in Avena fatua seeds -- 24 Cell Cycle Control during Maize Germination -- 25 Recent Advances in ABA-regulated Gene Expression in Cereal Seeds: Evidence for Regulation by PKABA1 Protein Kinase -- 26 Lettuce Endosperm Weakening: a Role for Endo-b-mannanase in Seed Germination at High Temperature* -- 27 Effect of Free Mg2+ on the Kinetics of the Plasma Membrane H+-ATPase from Dry and Hydrated Maize Embryos -- 28 The Barley Scutellar Peptide Transporter: Relationship to Germination and Loss of Seed Viability -- 29 Molecular Cloning and Possible Role of an Asparaginyl Endopeptidase (REP-2) from Germinated Rice Seeds -- 30 Metabolism of Essential Oils during Inhibition of Wheat Seed Germination -- V Dormancy -- 31 Genetic Model for Dormancy in Wild Oat -- 32 Characterization and Expression of Two Protein Kinase Genes and an EIN3-like Gene, which are Regulated by ABA and GA3 in Dormant Fagus sylvatica Seeds -- 33 Effects of Fusicoccin and Gibberellic Acid on Germination and a-Amylase Expression in Barley Grains -- 34 Smoke and Germination of Arable and Rangeland Weeds -- VI Ecology -- 35 Intermittent Germination: Causes and Ecological Implications -- 36 Seed Ecology at the Northern Limit of the Tropical Rain Forest in America
37 Genotypic and Phenotypic Germination Survival Strategies of Ecotypes and Annual Plant Species in the Negev Desert of Israel -- 38 Hydrothermal Time as a Tool in Comparative Germination Studies -- 39 Emergent Weedy Foxtail (Setaria spp.) Seed Germinability Behaviour -- VII Applications of Seed Biology -- 40 Biotechnological Applications of Seed Biology -- 41 Manipulating Starch Quality in Seeds: a Genetic Approach -- 42 Identification of Germination-specific Protein Markers and their Use in Seed Priming Technology -- 43 A Critical Assessment of the Role of Oligosaccharides in Intracellular Glass Stability -- 44 Improvement of Tomato Seed Germination by Osmopriming as Related to Energy Metabolism -- 45 Bio-osmopriming Tomato (Lycopersicon esculentum Mill.) Seeds for Improved Seedling Establishment -- 46 Use of Threshold Germination Models under Variable Field Conditions -- Index
Substantial progress has been made in seed science during the past few years, emphasizing the important role seed biology plays in advancing plant biotechnology, agriculture and plant resource management and conservation. This book describes the status of seed research and technology
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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: Black, M.J. Seed Biology : Advances and Applications Wallingford : CABI,c2000 9780851994048
Subject Seeds -- Congresses.;Plants
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Alt Author Bradford, K.J
Vazquez-Ramos, J
Vazquez-Ramos, J
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