Seeds

Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy, 3rd Edition

Authors: Bewley, J.D., Bradford, K., Hilhorst, H., nonogaki, h.

  • Latest edition of the most widely cited books on seeds
  • Authored by renowned scientists in the field
  • Provides both an overview of, and recent advances in, seed biology
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This updated and much revised third edition of Seeds: Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy provides a thorough overview of seed biology and incorporates much of the progress that has been made during the past fifteen years. With an emphasis on placing information in the context of the seed, this new edition includes recent advances in the areas of molecular biology of development and germination, as well as fresh insights into dormancy, ecophysiology, desiccation tolerance, and longevity. Authored by preeminent authorities in the field, this book is an invaluable resource for researchers, teachers, and students interested in the diverse aspects of seed biology.

About the authors

J. Derek Bewley, PhD, DSc
Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology, University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, CAN

Kent J. Bradford, PhD
Department of Plant Sciences, Seed Biotechnology Center, University of California, Davis, CA, USA

Henk W.M. Hilhorst, PhD
Wageningen Seed Laboratory, Laboratory of Plant Physiology, Wageningen University, Wageningen, Netherlands

Hiroyuki Nonogaki, PhD
Department of Horticulture, Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR, USA

Table of contents (8 chapters)

  • Structure and Composition

    Bewley, J. Derek (et al.)

    Pages 1-25

  • Development and Maturation

    Bewley, J. Derek (et al.)

    Pages 27-83

  • Synthesis of Storage Reserves

    Bewley, J. Derek (et al.)

    Pages 85-131

  • Germination

    Bewley, J. Derek (et al.)

    Pages 133-181

  • Mobilization of Stored Reserves

    Bewley, J. Derek (et al.)

    Pages 183-246

Buy this book

eBook $69.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4693-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: PDF, EPUB
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Softcover $99.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4692-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Seeds
Book Subtitle
Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy, 3rd Edition
Authors
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
Distribution Rights
Distribution rights for India: Researchco Book Centre, New Delhi, India
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-4693-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-4693-4
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4614-4692-7
Edition Number
3
Number of Pages
XIII, 392
Number of Illustrations and Tables
108 b/w illustrations, 87 illustrations in colour
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