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Progress in Botany - vol 68

Edited by K Esser, U E Lüttge, W Beyschlag and J Murata 
Springer  November 2006  


Hardcover  405 pp  ISBN 9783540368304      £197.00
With one volume each year, this series keeps scientists and advanced students informed of the latest developments and results in all areas of the plant sciences. The present volume includes reviews on genetics, cell biology, physiology, comparative morphology, systematics, ecology, and vegetation science.

Contents

Review

  • Crassulacean Acid Metabolism: Now and Then, Charles Barry Osmond

Genetics

  • Function of Genetic Material: Progressive Insight into Antimicrobial Peptides and their Transcriptional Regulation , Silke Hagen and Ulf Stahl
  • Function of Genetic Material: Assembly Factors of the Photosynthetic Machinery in Cyanobacteria , Jörg Nickelsen,Marc M. Nowaczyk and Birgit Klinkert
  • Extranuclear Inheritance: Genetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria, Georg Michaelis and Elke Pratje
  • Extranuclear Inheritance: Virus-Like DNA-Elements in Yeast, Stefanie Jeske, Friedhelm Meinhardt and Roland Klassen
  • Population Genetics: Evolutionary Features of Asexual Species , Jürgen Tomiuk and Wolfgang Köhler
  • Plant Breeding: Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Crop Plants and its Exploitation in Breeding , Wolfgang Friedt, Rod Snowdon, Frank Ordon and Jutta Ahlemeyer
  • Plant Breeding: Antisense ODN Inhibition in in vitro spike cultures as a powerful Diagnostic Tool in Studies on Cereal
  • Grain Development, Christer Jansson, Chuanxin Sun, Seedhabadee Ganeshan and Ravindra N. Chibbar

Physiology

  • Characean Algae: Still a Valid Model System to Examine Fundamental Principles in Plants, Markus Braun, Ilse Foissner, Hinrich Lühring, Hendrik Schubert and Gerhard Thiel
  • Receptors for the Five Classical Plant Hormones , Hartwig Lüthen, Michael Böttger and Daniel Schenck
  • Spatiotemporal Patterns and Distributed Computation-A Formal Link between CO2 Signalling, Diffusion and Stomatal Regulation, Ulrich Lüttge and Marc-Thorsten Hütt
  • Plant Hemoglobins, Nitrate and Nitric Oxide: Old Players, New Games, Yoshinari Ohwaki and Werner M. Kaiser
  • Living in Day-Night Cycles-Specific Diel Leaf Growth Patterns and the Circadian Control of Photomorphogenesis, Shizue Matsubara and Achim Walter

Ecology

  • Competitive Networks, Indirect Interactions, and Allelopathy: A Microbial Viewpoint on Plant Communities , Ragan M. Callaway and Timothy G. Howard
  • Quaternary Palaeoecology: Isotopes as Valuable Aids in Palaeoecological Research , Burkhard Frenzel
  • Competition for Resources in Trees: Physiological Versus Morphological Plasticity, Thorsten E.E. Grams and Christian P. Andersen
  • Explaining Variation in Fine Root Life Span, Michael S. Peek
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