Seeds: Physiology of Development and Germination
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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ABA content accumulation activity afterripening aleurone aleurone layer amino acids Arabidopsis axis barley Bewley carbohydrate castor bean cell walls cereals chilling cotyledons cultivars cytokinins developing seeds dicot dormancy dormant seeds dry seeds effect elongation embryo endosperm enzymes example factors fatty acids Figure galactomannan gene expression germination gibberellin glucose glyoxysomes grains growth regulators hormone hydration hydrolysis imbibition increase inhibited inhibitor isolated LEAs legumes legumin lettuce maize maturation drying membrane metabolism mitochondria mobilization mRNA mutants nondormant O-amylase occurs oil bodies oligosaccharides osmotic oxidation oxygen pathway phase phosphate phytin phytochrome Plant Physiol polypeptides production prolamin protein bodies protein synthesis proteinase radicle region reserves respiration scutellum secondary dormancy Section seed coat seed development seedling sequence soil soybean species starch starchy endosperm storage protein storage tissues subunits sucrose sugars synthetase temperature testa transcription triacylglycerol upstream vacuole vicilin water content water potential water uptake wheat