Book 2009


Evolutionary, Developmental and Physiological Genetics


ISBN: 978-0-387-84795-5 (Print) 978-0-387-84796-2 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xxi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-28

    The Genus Petunia

  3. Chapter

    Pages 29-49

    Petunia as a Model System for the Genetics and Evolution of Pollination Syndromes

  4. Chapter

    Pages 51-69

    Benzenoids Dominate the Fragrance of Petunia Flowers

  5. Chapter

    Pages 71-84

    ADH and PDC: Key Roles for Enzymes of Alcoholic Fermentation

  6. Chapter

    Pages 85-106

    Gametophytic Self-Incompatibility in Petunia

  7. Chapter

    Pages 107-129

    Cytoplasmic Male Sterility and Fertility Restoration in Petunia

  8. Chapter

    Pages 131-156

    Development and Function of the Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Petunia

  9. Chapter

    Pages 157-177

    Vegetative Branching in Petunia

  10. Chapter

    Pages 179-197

    Development of the Petunia Inflorescence

  11. Chapter

    Pages 199-224

    Evolution and Development of the Flower

  12. Chapter

    Pages 225-245

    Combinatorial Action of Petunia MADS Box Genes and Their Protein Products

  13. Chapter

    Pages 247-267

    The Role of Expansins A in Petunia Development

  14. Chapter

    Pages 269-299

    The Genetics of Flower Color

  15. Chapter

    Pages 301-324

    Petunia Flower Senescence

  16. Chapter

    Pages 325-341

    Genetic Recombination and Mapping in Petunia

  17. Chapter

    Pages 343-363

    Impact of Retroelements in Shaping the Petunia Genome

  18. Chapter

    Pages 365-379

    Identification and Exploitation of Petunia Transposable Elements: A Brief History

  19. Chapter

    Pages 381-394

    Virus-Induced Gene Silencing for Functional Characterization of Genes in Petunia

  20. Chapter

    Pages 395-409

    Transformation and Regeneration of Petunia

  21. Chapter

    Pages 411-433

    Petunia Biotechnology

  22. Back Matter

    Pages 435-445