The Role of Gibberellin-Regulated Gene Expression During Anther and Early Flower Development in Tomato

  • G. W. M. Barendse
  • K. J. P. T. Van Den Heuvel
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The role of hormones, especially auxins, during fruit and seed development is well established and the role of gibberellins has been studied previously (Barendse et al.,1991). The work of Jacobsen and Olszewski (1991) associated a special role for gibberellin (GA) in tomato by studying early flower and anther development in the GA deficient gib-1 mutant. The GA effects obtained with this mutant could not be achieved with other plant hormones.


Hair Cell Wild Type Anther Early Flower Development Ollen Mother Histone cDNAs 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • G. W. M. Barendse
    • 1
  • K. J. P. T. Van Den Heuvel
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Cell BiologyUniversity of NijmegenNijmegenThe Netherlands

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