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Dormancy in plants: from whole plant behaviour to cellular control.

Book cover for Dormancy in plants: from whole plant behaviour to cellular control.


This book is developed from papers presented at the 2nd International Symposium on Plant Dormancy held in Angers, France, in July 1999. Its 25 chapters are organized into 5 sections: Whole plant and organ physiology (6 chapters); Water relations and stress (5); Abscisic acid and hormonal control (5); Biochemical and cellular aspects (5); and Genetics and molecular biology (4). Dormancy of organs including seeds, buds and storage organs is included, and plant species discussed include horticultural and field crops, trees and wild plants.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Growth cycle and dormancy in plants. Author(s): Okubo, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 23) Bud dormancy: a suggestion for the control mechanism and its evolution. Author(s): Amnon Erez
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 35) The distinct controlling of dormancy release and germination commencement in seeds. Author(s): Obroucheva, N. V. Antipova, O. V.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 47) Sugar metabolism in apple embryos. Author(s): Lewak, S. Bogatek, R. Żarska-Maciejewska, B.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 57) Population responses to temperature for loss and induction of seed dormancy and consequences for predictive empirical modelling. Author(s): Murdoch, A. J. Sonko, L. Kebreab, E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 69) Pre-treatment at controlled seed moisture content as an effective means to break dormancy in tree seeds. Author(s): Derkx, M. P. M.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 87) Organismic and environmental controls of bud growth in tropical trees. Author(s): Borchert, R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 109) Water relations in winter: effect on bud break of walnut tree. Author(s): Améglio, T. Guilliot, A. Lacointe, A. Julien, J. L. Alves, G. Valentin, V. Pétel, G.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 121) Morphological structure and water status in tulip bulbs during their transition from dormancy to active growth: visualization by magnetic resonance imaging. Author(s): Rina Kamenetsky Hanita Zemah Toorn, A. van der As, H. van Bendel, P.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 139) Seed dormancy as one of the survival strategies in annual plant species occurring in deserts. Author(s): Gutterman, Y.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 161) Seasonally regulated proteins in peach (Prunus persica L. Batsch): what are they and what do they do? Author(s): Wisniewski, M. Arora, R.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Aspects of ABA and fusicoccin signal transduction in barley grains: I. Effect of fusicoccin on ABA-induced gene expression in embryo and aleurone; II. Spatial and temporal expression of 14-3-3 proteins in dormant embryos. Author(s): Testerink, C. Meulen, R. M. van der Wang Mei
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 183) Dormancy of cereal seeds as related to embryo sensitivity to ABA and water potential. Author(s): Corbineau, F. Côme, D.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 195) Abscisic acid control of seed dormancy expression in Nicotiana plumbaginifolia and Arabidopsis thaliana. Author(s): Jullien, M. Bouinot, D. Ali-Rachedi, S. Sotta, B. Grappin, P.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 211) The role of endogenous hormones in potato tuber dormancy. Author(s): Suttle, J. C.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 227) Role of ABA, gibberellins and auxin in dormancy and dormancy release of tulip bulbs. Author(s): Saniewski, M. Kawa-Miszczak, L. Wegrzynowicz-Lesiak, E. Okubo, H.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 245) ATP, ADP and NTP contents in vegetative and floral peach buds during winter: are they useful for characterizing the type of dormancy? Author(s): Bonhomme, M. Rageau, R. Gendraud, M.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 259) Alcohols that break seed dormancy: the anaesthetic hypothesis, dead or alive? Author(s): Cohn, M. A. Hilhorst, H. W. M.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 275) Are cellular membranes involved in the control of seed dormancy? Author(s): Hilhorst, H. W. M. Cohn, M. A.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 291) Intercellular communication channels and intracellular calcium levels involved in the dormancy development of poplar (Populus deltoides) plants. Author(s): Jian LingCheng Li JiHong Li, P. H. Chen, T. H. H.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 313) The developmental basis of bud dormancy in 1-year-old Picea and Pseudotsuga seedlings. Author(s): MacDonald, J. E.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 319) Molecular genetic analysis of bud dormancy-related traits in Populus. Author(s): Chen, T. H. H. Davis, J. Frewen, B. E. Howe, G. T. Bradshaw, H. D., Jr.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 331) Regulation of growth and dormancy in pea axillary buds. Author(s): Stafstrom, J. P.
Chapter: 24 (Page no: 347) Expression of endo-β-mannanase and SNF-related protein kinase genes in true potato seeds in relation to dormancy, gibberellin and abscisic acid. Author(s): Alvarado, V. Nonogaki, H. Bradford, K. J.
Chapter: 25 (Page no: 365) The genetics of seed dormancy in Arabidopsis thaliana. Author(s): Koornneef, M. Alonso-Blanco, C. Bentsink, L. Blankestijn-de Vries, H. Debeaujon, I. Hanhart, C. J. Léon-Kloosterziel, K. M. Peeters, A. J. M. Raz, V.

Book details

  • Author Affiliation
  • UMR-SAGAH, INRA-INH-Université d'Angers, Angers, France.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2000
  • ISBN
  • 9780851994475
  • Record Number
  • 20000711449