Rhythms in Plants

Dynamic Responses in a Dynamic Environment

Editors: Mancuso, Stefano, Shabala, Sergey (Eds.)

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  • Describes the multi-faceted rhythms in plant biology
  • Explains how environmental signals and internal clocks regulate plant life
  • Written by a diverse group of leading researchers
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This second edition of a well-received book focuses on rhythmic behaviour in plants, which regulates all developmental and adaptive responses and can thus be regarded as quintessential to life itself. The chapters provide a timely update on recent advances in this field and comprehensively summarize the current state of knowledge concerning the molecular and physiological mechanisms behind circadian and ultradian oscillations in plants, their physiological implications for growth and development and adaptive responses to a dynamic environment. Written by a diverse group of leading researchers, the book will spark the interest of readers from many branches of science: from physicists and chemists wishing to learn about the multi-faceted rhythms in plants, to biologists and ecologists involved in the state-of-the-art modelling of complex rhythmic phenomena.

Table of contents (14 chapters)

Table of contents (14 chapters)
  • Ultradian Growth Oscillations in Organs: Physiological Signal or Noise?

    Pages 3-17

    Baskin, Tobias I.

  • Nutation in Plants

    Pages 19-34

    Mugnai, Sergio (et al.)

  • Rhythmic Stem Extension Growth and Leaf Movements as Markers of Plant Behavior: How Endogenous and Environmental Signals Modulate the Root–Shoot Continuum

    Pages 35-55

    Normann, Johannes (et al.)

  • Rhythmic Leaf Movements: Physiological and Molecular Aspects

    Pages 57-95

    Moran, Nava

  • Spatial and Temporal Responses in Stomatal Behaviour, Photosynthesis and Implications for Water-Use Efficiency

    Pages 97-119

    McAusland, L. (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Rhythms in Plants
Book Subtitle
Dynamic Responses in a Dynamic Environment
Editors
  • Stefano Mancuso
  • Sergey Shabala
Copyright
2015
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing Switzerland
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-20517-5
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-20517-5
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-20516-8
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-37442-0
Edition Number
2
Number of Pages
XI, 405
Number of Illustrations
59 b/w illustrations, 23 illustrations in colour
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