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Matthew A. Jenks

Plant Desiccation Tolerance

€ 276.85


  • Completely up to date coverage of plant desiccation research
  • Chapters contributed by leading international scientists
  • Discusses possible applications of desiccation research to economically important agricultural crops
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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Contributors ix
Preface xiii
Section 1 Vegetative Desiccation Tolerance
Plant Desiccation Tolerance: Diversity, Distribution, and Real-World Applications
3(8)
Andrew J. Wood
Matthew A. Jenks
Introduction
3(1)
Diversity and Distribution of Desiccation Tolerance
3(3)
A Definition of Desiccation and Desiccation Tolerance
6(2)
The Future of Research on Desiccation Tolerance
8(3)
Lessons on Dehydration Tolerance from Desiccation-Tolerant Plants
11(40)
Melvin J. Oliver
Introduction
11(1)
Variability in Desiccation Tolerance
12(1)
Hardening and Priming for Tolerance
13(2)
Evolutionary Aspects of Desiccation Tolerance in Plants
15(2)
Mechanistic Considerations
17(7)
Components of Cellular Protection
24(6)
Survival Strategies for Dehydration Extremophiles
30(8)
Genomics and Desiccation Tolerance
38(4)
Concluding Remarks
42(9)
Mechanisms of Desiccation Tolerance in Angiosperm Resurrection Plants
51(40)
Jill M. Farrant
Introduction: Some Definitions and Preliminary Explanations
51(30)
Concluding Statements
81(10)
Desiccation Tolerance in Lichens
91(24)
Richard P. Beckett
Farida V. Minibayeva
Introduction
91(1)
Limits to Desiccation Tolerance
92(1)
Harmful Effects of Desiccation Stress
93(1)
Controlling Reactive Oxygen Species Metabolism Is Important in Desiccation Tolerance
93(9)
Other Mechanisms of Desiccation Tolerance
102(3)
Constitutive and Inducible Desiccation Tolerance
105(1)
Desiccation Tolerance: Protection or Repair?
106(2)
The Evolution of Desiccation Tolerance in Lichens
108(1)
Conclusions
109(6)
Desiccation Tolerance: Gene Expression, Pathways, and Regulation of Gene Expression
115(36)
Dorothea Bartels
Jonathan Phillips
John Chandler
Introduction
115(1)
Whole Plant Effects: Growth and Metabolism
116(3)
Control of Water Permeability: The Role of Aquaporins
119(1)
Sensing of Water Deficit
120(1)
Signal Transduction: Second Messengers and Signaling Molecules
121(5)
Molecular Responses: Gene Expression in Response to Dehydration and Desiccation
126(8)
Craterostigma Desiccation Tolerant (CDT) Genes
134(1)
Integration of Genetic Pathways: MAP Kinase Cascades
135(1)
Oxidative Damage and Reactive Oxygen Species
135(2)
Conservation of Pathways
137(1)
Conclusions
137(14)
Section 2 Desiccation Tolerance of Pollen, Spores, and Seeds
Seed Desiccation-Tolerance Mechanisms
151(42)
Patricia Berjak
Jill M. Farrant
Norman W. Pammenter
Introduction
151(1)
Acquisition of Desiccation Tolerance
152(4)
Requirements for Desiccation Tolerance
156(22)
Control of Desiccation Tolerance in Seeds
178(6)
Concluding Comments
184(9)
The Glassy State in Dry Seeds and Pollen
193(22)
Olivier Leprince
Julia Buitink
Introduction
193(1)
Definition, Formation, and Detection of Glasses
194(3)
Properties of Intracellular Glasses: Water, Hydrogen Bonding Network, Molecular Density, and Relaxation
197(3)
Glasses Enhance Structural Stability and Life Span of Dry Anhydrobiotes
200(4)
Predictions of Longevity by Glass Parameters
204(3)
Putative Composition of Intracellular Glasses
207(2)
Concluding Remarks
209(6)
DNA Structure and Seed Desiccation Tolerance
215(36)
Ivan Boubriak
Shirley McCready
Daphne J. Osborne
Introduction
215(2)
Desiccation and Maintaining the Integrity of the Genome
217(18)
Evolutionary Adaptations of Seeds and DNA Repair
235(16)
Structural Dynamics and Desiccation Damage in Plant Reproductive Organs
251(32)
Christina Walters
Karen L. Koster
Introduction
251(1)
Quantification of Desiccation Tolerance and Damage
252(3)
Kinetics Define Desiccation Damage
255(4)
Moisture ``Rafts``
259(1)
Reactions When Cells Dry
260(12)
Conclusions
272(11)
Section 3 Applications of Desiccation Tolerance Research
XvSap1, a Desiccation Tolerance Associated Gene with Potential for Crop Improvement
283(14)
Revel Iyer
Sagadevan Govindasamy Mundree
Mohamed Suhail Rafudeen
Jennifer Ann Thomson
Index 297
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