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Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene : NATO Asi Series - A.K. Kanellis

Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene

NATO Asi Series

By: A.K. Kanellis (Editor), C. Chang (Editor), H. Kende (Editor), Donald Grierson (Editor)

Hardcover Published: April 1997
ISBN: 9780792345879
Number Of Pages: 363

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Ethylene is a simple gaseous plant hormone produced by higher plants, bacteria and fungi. Thanks to new tools that have become available in biochemistry and molecular genetics, parts of the ethylene biosynthesis, perception and signal transduction reactions have been elucidated. This knowledge has been applied to enhance the quality of a number of agronomically important crops. In Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, leading figures in the field provide surveys of the current state of ethylene biosynthesis and action, perception and signal transduction pathways, senescence, biotechnological control, and the involvement of ethylene in pathogenesis and stress. Audience: Indispensable to all academic, industrial and agricultural researchers as well as undergraduates and graduates in plant biology, biochemistry, genetics, molecular biology and food science.

`This book can be recommended for researchers and students interested in plant biology, biochemistry, genetics and molecular biology.' Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, 20:3 (1998) `All these matters are discussed in this well-presented volume. It is a mine of current information on the central role of ethylene in plant life. But the editors'Prologos says it all: `this will be of major interest to all academic, industrial and agricultural researchers...' Annals of Botany 81:673-685 (1998)

Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms of Ethylene Synthesis
Perception and Signal Transduction Pathways
Growth and Development
Ethylene and Senescence of Plant Organs
Stress Ethylene
Biotechnological Control of Ethylene
Index of Authors
Index of Keywords
Table of Contents provided by Publisher. All Rights Reserved.

ISBN: 9780792345879
ISBN-10: 0792345878
Series: NATO Asi Series
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 363
Published: April 1997
Publisher: SPRINGER VERLAG GMBH
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.21 x 16.38  x 3.38
Weight (kg): 0.7