Flowering and its manipulation by Charles Ainsworth

By Charles Ainsworth

The flowering crops now dominate the terrestrial ecosystems of the planet, and there are solid purposes for supposing that the flower itself has been a massive contributing issue to the unfold of the Angiosperms. The plants of upper vegetation not just comprise the organs of plant replica yet are of primary value in giving upward thrust to culmination and seeds which represent a massive portion of the human vitamin. This quantity opens with a bankruptcy describing a version for the evolution of the Angiosperm flower. Chapters 2 to five describe the middle improvement of the flower and contain floral induction, floral pattering and organ initiation, floral form and measurement, and inflorescence structure. Chapters 6 to eight specialise in extra specialized facets of floral improvement: monoecy, cytoplasmic male sterility and flowering in perennials. Chapters nine and 10 deal with extra sensible points: flower color and smell. The publication concludes, competently, with a bankruptcy on flower senescence. utilized points are under pressure anywhere applicable, and the booklet is directed at researchers and pros in plant genetics, developmental and molecular biology. the amount has been designed to enrich an prior quantity in our Annual Plant experiences sequence, O'Neill, S. D. and Roberts, J. A. (2002) Plant replica.

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