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Plant Nutrition - Molecular Biology and Genetics : Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Genetics and Molecular Biology of Plant Nutrition - G. Gissel-Nielsen

Plant Nutrition - Molecular Biology and Genetics

Proceedings of the Sixth International Symposium on Genetics and Molecular Biology of Plant Nutrition

By: G. Gissel-Nielsen (Editor), A. Jensen (Editor)

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Published: 30th June 1999
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The sixth International Symposium on Genetics and Molecular Biology of Plant Nutriti9n was held in Elsinore, Denmark from August 17-21, 1998 and organised by th RiS0 National Laboratory in the year of its 40 anniversary. The 98 participants represented 23 countries and 80 scientific contributions with 43 oral and 37 poster presentations. The symposium addressed the molecular mechanisms, physiology and genetic regulation of plant nutrition. The Symposium brought together scientists from a range of different disciplines to exchange information and ideas on the molecular biology of mineral nutrition of plants. The symposium emphasised: Bridging the gab between molecular biology, applied genetics, plant nutrition and plant breeding. The development of methodologies to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of nutrition of plants Quality of plant products. With sessions on: Nitrogen; Phosphorous; Micronutrients; Symbiosis; Membranes; Stress; Heavy Metals and Plant Breeding. In comparison with the previous conferences in this series more emphasis was placed on use of molecular techniques to clarify physiological mechanisms and processes, gene expression and regulation, as well as genetic marker assisted analysis. Significant of molecular genetic markers and other progress was reported in exploitation biotechnologies in breeding programmes.

Preface
Introduction
Inorganic nitrogen absorption by plant roots: Physiology and Molecular Biologyp. 1
Effect of methionine sulfoximine on the induction of nitrate reductase and metabolic nitrate pool size in barley rootsp. 17
Effect of N-fertilizer levels and soil pH on uptake of trace elements by plantsp. 21
Nutrient composition diversity in wild and common wheat grainsp. 25
Uptake of nitrate, ammonium and sulphate by seedlings of two conifer species: the deciduous larch and the evergreen Scots pinep. 35
Control of protein content in the rice phloem sapp. 39
Effect of different irrigation programs with nitrogen fertilizer application on nitrogen use efficiency and fruit quality in tomatop. 47
Assessment of periodical nitrogen use of tomato using a computer programp. 53
Genetic manipulation of the location of nitrate reduction and its effect on plant growthp. 59
The strategy of the wheat plant in the production of grains at reduced nitrogen availabilityp. 65
Regulation of ammonium distribution in plantsp. 69
Regulation of the expression of two new members of the Bch family of genes, Bch3 and Bch4, which encode inducible high affinity nitrate transporters in Hordeum vulgare, with relation to nitrate influxp. 83
Molecular regulation of phosphate acquisition in plantsp. 95
Efflux and influx as factors in the relative abilities of ryegrass and white clover to compete for phosphatep. 105
Genetic variation in phosphorus uptake of cereal cultivarsp. 111
Low phytic acid mutants and high phytase crops: two strategies to improve the availability of phosphatep. 121
Identification and characterisation of two cDNAs encoding Phosphate transporters from Solanum tuberosump. 125
The HAK1 and HAK2 genes of barley encode high-affinity K' transporters that are also present in Arabidopsisp. 137
Regulation of expression of genes encoding phosphate transporters in barley rootsp. 145
Physiological and genetic aspects of micronutrient uptake by higher plantsp. 151
Effect of iron deficiency on translatable mRNA populations in root of Medicago sativa (L)p. 187
Zinc status of arid soils, its response and uptake by wheatp. 193
Response of faba bean genotypes to low and high zinc levelsp. 199
Genotypic variation in the response of barley to zinc deficiencyp. 205
Compartmentation of manganese in the vacuoles and in the apoplast of leaves in relation to genotypic manganese leaf-tissue tolerance in Vigna unguiculata (L.) walpp. 223
Triticum tauschii - a potential source of genes for the improvement of zinc efficiency in bread wheatp. 235
Tolerance of groundnut cultivars to manganese toxicityp. 245
Rhizosphere acquisition traits for phenotyping Zn efficient rices (Oryza sativa L.)p. 253
Enhancing beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) as sources of bioavailable iron through genetic selectionp. 261
Isolation and physiological analysis of a novel Arabidopsis thaliana mutant that requires a high level of boronp. 269
The role of mycorrhizas in plant P nutrition: Fungal uptake kinetics and genotype variationp. 277
Membranes and nutrition: Opportunities for integration and progressp. 291
Mycorrhizal involvement in plant mineral nutrition: a molecular and cell biology perspectivep. 303
Plant responses to inadequate and toxic micronutrient availability: General and nutrient-specific mechanismsp. 311
Magnesium transport and aluminium tolerancep. 327
Genetic variability in cesium resistance in rice (Oryza sativa L.)p. 333
Interaction of nutrient and water deficiency on the development of rye (Secale cereale L) genotypesp. 341
Potential for breeding Medicago spp. for zinc efficiency to increase tolerance to Rhizoctonia solanip. 349
Cytosolic Ca[superscript 2+] activities in intact wheat root apical cells subjected to aluminium toxicityp. 353
Molecular breeding of barley for droughted low input agricultural conditionsp. 359
Maize breeding for tolerance to low nitrogen and drought stress in Thailandp. 365
The physiology of phosphorus nutrition in plants - can we assemble the components into a practical model?p. 371
The effectiveness of marker-assisted introgression in backcross breeding for nutrient traits of self-fertilizing cropsp. 379
Influences of fertiliser level on bread-making quality in Swedish grown wheatsp. 387
Genetic variation of nitrogen-efficiency in field experiments with oilseed rape (Brassica napus L.)p. 391
New rice varieties to control rice allergenp. 397
Comparison of old and modern spring barley germplasm under low and high nitrogen fertilisationp. 401
The application of amplified fragment length polymorphism (AFLP) for breeding Mn efficiency in durum wheat (Triticum turgidium L. var. durum)p. 409
Localisation of genes for zinc and manganese efficiency in wheat and ryep. 417
Strategies for the investigation of N-efficiency in oilseed rapep. 425
Molecular markers associated with phosphorus uptake and internal phosphorus-use efficiency in ricep. 433
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ISBN: 9780792357162
ISBN-10: 0792357167
Audience: Professional
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 444
Published: 30th June 1999
Publisher: Springer
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 24.77 x 17.15  x 0.64
Weight (kg): 0.3