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Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plants

Genetic control of self-incompatibility and reproductive development in flowering plants

Editors: Williams, Elizabeth G., Clarke, A.E., Knox, R.B. (Eds.)

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Plant reproductive biology has undergone a revolution during the past five years, with the cloning, sequencing and localization of the genes important in reproduction. These advantages in plant molecular biology have led to exciting applications in plant biotechnology, including the genetic engineering of male sterility and other reproductive processes. This book presents an interesting and contemporary account of these new developments from the scientists in whose laboratories they have been made. The chapters focus on two areas: the molecular biology of self-incompatibility, which is the system of self-recognition controlled by the S-gene and related genes; and the cellular and molecular biology of pollen development and genetic dissection of male sterility. Some chapters feature Arabidopsis, with its unique genetic system. Reproduction is vital for seed production in crop plants, and this book presents new approaches to manipulate plant breeding systems for the 21st century.

Table of contents (24 chapters)

Table of contents (24 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Genetic control of self-incompatibility and reproductive development in flowering plants
Editors
  • Elizabeth G. Williams
  • A.E. Clarke
  • R.B. Knox
Series Title
Advances in Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plants
Series Volume
2
Copyright
1994
Publisher
Springer Netherlands
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Dordrecht
eBook ISBN
978-94-017-1669-7
DOI
10.1007/978-94-017-1669-7
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-7923-2574-1
Softcover ISBN
978-90-481-4340-5
Series ISSN
1381-1932
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 541
Number of Illustrations
48 b/w illustrations, 3 illustrations in colour
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