Volume 215 2011

Plant Desiccation Tolerance

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ISBN: 978-3-642-19105-3 (Print) 978-3-642-19106-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Introduction

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 1-1

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      Pages 3-8

      Introduction

  3. The Organismic Level

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 9-9

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      Pages 11-21

      Cyanobacteria: Habitats and Species

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      Pages 23-43

      Cyanobacteria: Multiple Stresses, Desiccation-Tolerant Photosynthesis and Di-nitrogen Fixation

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      Pages 45-63

      Eukaryotic Algae

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      Pages 65-87

      Lichens and Bryophytes: Habitats and Species

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      Pages 89-120

      Ecophysiology of Desiccation/Rehydration Cycles in Mosses and Lichens

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      Pages 121-137

      Lichens and Bryophytes: Light Stress and Photoinhibition in Desiccation/Rehydration Cycles – Mechanisms of Photoprotection

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      Pages 139-156

      Evolution, Diversity, and Habitats of Poikilohydrous Vascular Plants

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      Pages 157-183

      Ecophysiology of Homoiochlorophyllous and Poikilochlorophyllous Desiccation-Tolerant Plants and Vegetations

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      Pages 185-207

      Hydraulic Architecture of Vascular Plants

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      Pages 209-231

      Drought, Desiccation, and Oxidative Stress

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      Pages 233-251

      Chamaegigas intrepidus DINTER: An Aquatic Poikilohydric Angiosperm that Is Perfectly Adapted to Its Complex and Extreme Environmental Conditions

  4. The Cell Biological Level

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 253-253

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      Pages 255-287

      Molecular Biology and Physiological Genomics of Dehydration Stress

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      Pages 289-305

      Dehydrins: Molecular Biology, Structure and Function

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      Pages 307-338

      Understanding Vegetative Desiccation Tolerance Using Integrated Functional Genomics Approaches Within a Comparative Evolutionary Framework

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      Pages 339-364

      Resurrection Plants: Physiology and Molecular Biology

  5. Synopsis

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 365-365

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      Pages 367-373

      Synopsis: Drying Without Dying

  6. Back Matter

    Pages 375-386