Seeds: Physiology of Development and Germination

Paperback | July 31, 1994

byJ. Derek Bewley, Michael Black, Michael Black

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In response to enormous recent advances, particularly in molecular biology, the authors have revised their warmly received work. This new edition includes updates on seed development, gene expression, dormancy, and other subjects. It will serve as the field's standard textbook and reference source for many years to come.

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When the first edition of "Seeds" appeared in 1985, its uniquely comprehensive nature led "Plant, Cell and Environment" to declare it "likely to become the standard textbook on seed physiology". The second edition emphasizes the special relevance of new molecular data, and features over 200 illustrations

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In response to enormous recent advances, particularly in molecular biology, the authors have revised their warmly received work. This new edition includes updates on seed development, gene expression, dormancy, and other subjects. It will serve as the field's standard textbook and reference source for many years to come.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:462 pages, 9.02 × 5.98 × 0 inPublished:July 31, 1994Publisher:Springer US

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ISBN - 10:0306447487

ISBN - 13:9780306447488

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Table of Contents

Seeds: Germination, Structure, and Composition. Seed Development and Maturation. Development-Regulation and Maturation. Cellular Events during Germination and Seedling Growth. Dormancy and the Control of Germination. Some Ecophysiological Aspects of Germination. Mobilization of Stored Seed Reserves. Control of the Mobilization of Stored Reserves. Seeds and Germination: Some Agricultural and Industrial Aspects. Index.

From Our Editors

When the first edition of "Seeds" appeared in 1985, its uniquely comprehensive nature led "Plant, Cell and Environment" to declare it "likely to become the standard textbook on seed physiology". The second edition emphasizes the special relevance of new molecular data, and features over 200 illustrations

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`An essential text for the advanced botanist....Excellent photographs and descriptive diagrams.' Northeastern Naturalist