Book Volume 68 2007

Progress in Botany

ISBN: 978-3-540-36830-4 (Print) 978-3-540-36832-8 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xviii

  2. Review

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

    2. Chapter

      Pages 3-32

      Crassulacean Acid Metabolism: Now and Then

  3. Genetics

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 34-34

    2. Chapter

      Pages 35-56

      Function of Genetic Material: Progressive Insight into Antimicrobial Peptides and their Transcriptional Regulation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 57-79

      Function of Genetic Material: Assembly Factors of the Photosynthetic Machinery in Cyanobacteria

    4. Chapter

      Pages 80-97

      Extranuclear Inheritance: Genetics and Biogenesis of Mitochondria

    5. Chapter

      Pages 98-129

      Extranuclear Inheritance: Virus-Like DNA-Elements in Yeast

    6. Chapter

      Pages 130-150

      Population Genetics: Evolutionary Features of Asexual Species

    7. Chapter

      Pages 151-178

      Plant Breeding: Assessment of Genetic Diversity in Crop Plants and its Exploitation in Breeding

    8. Chapter

      Pages 179-190

      Plant Breeding: Antisense ODN Inhibition in in vitro spike cultures as a powerful Diagnostic Tool in Studies on Cereal Grain Development

  4. Physiology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 192-192

    2. Chapter

      Pages 193-220

      Characean Algae: Still a Valid Model System to Examine Fundamental Principles in Plants

    3. Chapter

      Pages 221-241

      Receptors for the Five Classical Plant Hormones

    4. Chapter

      Pages 242-260

      Spatiotemporal Patterns and Distributed Computation—A Formal Link between CO2 Signalling, Diffusion and Stomatal Regulation

    5. Chapter

      Pages 261-287

      Plant Haemoglobins, Nitrate and Nitric Oxide: Old Players, New Games

    6. Chapter

      Pages 288-314

      Living in Day-Night Cycles–Specific Diel Leaf Growth Patterns and the Circadian Control of Photomorphogenesis

  5. Ecology

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 316-316

    2. Chapter

      Pages 317-335

      Competitive Networks, Indirect Interactions, and Allelopathy: A Microbial Viewpoint on Plant Communities

    3. Chapter

      Pages 336-355

      Quaternary Palaeoecology: Isotopes as Valuable Aids in Palaeoecological Research

    4. Chapter

      Pages 356-381

      Competition for Resources in Trees: Physiological Versus Morphological Plasticity

    5. Chapter

      Pages 382-398

      Explaining Variation in Fine Root Life Span

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 399-405