Book 2013

Parasitic Orobanchaceae

Parasitic Mechanisms and Control Strategies

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ISBN: 978-3-642-38145-4 (Print) 978-3-642-38146-1 (Online)

Table of contents (26 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-18

    Introduction: The Parasitic Syndrome in Higher Plants

  3. The Orobanchaceae and Their Parasitic Mechanisms

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 19-19

    2. Chapter

      Pages 21-23

      The Haustorium and the Life Cycles of Parasitic Orobanchaceae

    3. Chapter

      Pages 25-60

      Functional Structure of the Mature Haustorium

    4. Chapter

      Pages 61-74

      Haustorium Initiation and Early Development

    5. Chapter

      Pages 75-86

      Haustorium Invasion into Host Tissues

    6. Chapter

      Pages 87-114

      The Physiology of the Established Parasite–Host Association

    7. Chapter

      Pages 115-141

      Host Reaction to Attack by Root Parasitic Plants

    8. Chapter

      Pages 143-146

      Seed Production and Dispersal in the Orobanchaceae

    9. Chapter

      Pages 147-165

      The Seed and the Seedling

    10. Chapter

      Pages 167-194

      Induction of Germination

    11. Chapter

      Pages 195-219

      Germination Ecophysiology

    12. Chapter

      Pages 221-230

      Are Karrikin Signaling Mechanisms Relevant to Strigolactone Perception?

    13. Chapter

      Pages 231-241

      Changing Host Specificities: By Mutational Changes or Epigenetic Reprogramming?

    14. Chapter

      Pages 243-265

      Phylogenetic Relationships and Evolutionary Trends in Orobanchaceae

    15. Chapter

      Pages 267-286

      Genomic Evolution in Orobanchaceae

    16. Chapter

      Pages 287-305

      Ecology of Hemiparasitic Orobanchaceae with Special Reference to Their Interaction with Plant Communities

  4. The Weedy Orobanchaceae and Their Control

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 307-307

    2. Chapter

      Pages 309-312

      Weedy Orobanchaceae: The Problem

    3. Chapter

      Pages 313-344

      The Parasitic Weeds of the Orobanchaceae

    4. Chapter

      Pages 345-356

      Population Diversity and Dynamics of Parasitic Weeds

    5. Chapter

      Pages 357-368

      Molecular Diagnosis of Parasite Seed Banks

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