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Biologie algemeen

Nels R. Lersten

Flowering Plant Embryology

€ 156.20


  • Details the study of structures and processes involved in sexual reproduction in plants

  • Focuses on economically important species

  • Presents research and hypotheses with the added benefit of definition of technical terms
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Taal / Language : English

Inhoudsopgave:
Preface ix
Introduction
3(7)
Background: General works on embryology
4(1)
Background: Embryology and systematics
5(1)
What is a flower?
6(1)
The floral appendages
6(1)
The sexual life cycle
7(1)
Literature cited
8(2)
Stamen and Androecium
10(12)
Stamen variation in representative families
10(2)
Stamen anatomy
12(2)
Growth of the stamen: The anther
14(1)
Growth of the stamen: Filament elongation
15(2)
Anther dehiscence
17(2)
Evolution of the stamen
19(1)
Literature cited
20(2)
Pollen Development: Theme and Variations
22(14)
Introduction to pollen
22(1)
Summary of pollen development
23(1)
Pollen development in sorghum
23(5)
Pollen development in sweet pepper
28(2)
Pollen development in walnut
30(1)
Pollen development in the mustard family
30(2)
Pollen development in sunflower
32(3)
Literature cited
35(1)
Pollen Development: Details of Stages
36(29)
Anther differentiation before meiosis
36(1)
Pollen sac before meiosis
36(1)
Meiosis
37(3)
Cytokinesis
40(3)
Duration of meiosis
43(1)
Tapetal behavior
43(3)
Tapetal function
46(2)
Post-meiosis: The pollen wall
48(5)
Post-meiosis: Internal microspore/pollen events
53(7)
Duration of pollen development
60(1)
Gene expression during pollen development
60(1)
Numbers of pollen produced
60(1)
Literature cited
61(4)
Carpel and Gynoecium
65(18)
Carpel evolution and development
65(1)
Carpel variations: General considerations
66(3)
Carpel variations: Apocarpy
69(1)
Carpel variations: Syncarpy
69(3)
Carpel variations: Relations to other flower parts
72(1)
Carpel structure: Stigma
72(2)
Carpel structure: Style and transmitting tissue
74(7)
Literature cited
81(2)
Ovule and Embryo Sac
83(22)
Ovule form and development
83(6)
Ovule failure and ovule abortion
89(2)
Megasporogenesis
91(5)
Embryo sac (megagametophyte) development
96(5)
Cells in the normal (Polygonum) type of embryo sac
101(2)
Literature cited
103(2)
Pollination and Pollen-Stigma Interaction
105(14)
Pollen desiccation and rehydration (harmomegathy)
105(2)
Life span of pollen
107(1)
Pollen food reserves
107(1)
Factors in pollination success or failure
107(1)
Pollen-stigma interaction: Incongruity
108(1)
Pollen-stigma interaction: Incompatibility
108(2)
Pollen-stigma interaction: Self-incompatibility
110(2)
The mentor pollen technique
112(1)
Callose and incompatibility
112(1)
Late-acting (ovarian) self-incompatibility
113(1)
Molecular basis for pollen-stigma interactions
113(1)
Compatible interaction
114(3)
Literature cited
117(2)
Pollen Germination, Pollen Tube Growth, and Double Fertilization
119(31)
Germination and early tube growth
119(5)
Cells and nuclei within the pollen tube
124(2)
Dimorphic sperm cells and the male germ unit
126(3)
Guiding and nurturing the pollen tube
129(2)
Callose plugs
131(1)
Swelling and branching of pollen tubes
132(2)
Pollen tube competition and carpel ``filters``
134(2)
Rate and duration of pollen tube growth
136(1)
Pollen tube growth in ovary and ovule
136(2)
Pollen tube discharge and double fertilization
138(8)
Polyspermy
146(1)
Literature cited
147(3)
Endosperm
150(22)
Generalizations and historical interpretations
150(1)
Cytology of endosperm
151(1)
Introduction to endosperm types
151(1)
Multicellular endosperm
152(1)
Coenocytic/multicellular endosperm
153(7)
Helobial endosperm
160(1)
Coenocytic endosperm
160(1)
Endosperm haustoria
161(1)
Perisperm
161(2)
Movement of carbohydrates into endosperm
163(2)
Storage products in endosperm
165(1)
Aleurone layer and mature endosperm
165(2)
Functions of endosperm
167(1)
Speculations on endosperm variation
168(1)
Literature cited
169(3)
The Embryo
172(37)
Introducing the cotyledon(s)
172(1)
The zygote
172(3)
Proembryo initiation
175(1)
The suspensor
175(3)
The early proembryo proper
178(1)
Embryogenesis in dicots
179(8)
Embryogenesis in monocots
187(8)
Nutrition of the embryo
195(6)
Induction of dormancy
201(1)
Green (chlorophyllous) embryos
202(1)
Polyembryony
203(1)
Apomixis
203(1)
Summary: Embryo and seed
204(1)
Literature cited
204(5)
Index 209
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Hardback
224 pagina's
Januari 2004
635 gram
267 x 191 x 19 mm
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