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Signaling and Communication in Plants

Mechanical Integration of Plant Cells and Plants

Editors: Wojtaszek, Przemyslaw (Ed.)

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  • Up-to-date knowledge on mechanical aspects of plant life functioning
  • Gives an overview of the role played by mechanical forces and signals in plant cells and whole plant growth
  • Covers all levels of plant hierarchical organisation, providing direct or indirect evidence for the organismal nature of those organisms
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Chemical reactions and interactions between molecules are commonly considered the basis of life, and thus the biochemical nature of cells and organisms is relatively well recognized. Research conducted in recent years, however, increasingly indicates that physical forces profoundly affect the functioning of life at all levels of its organization. To detect and to respond to such forces, plant cells and plants need to be structured mechanically.

This volume focuses on mechanical aspects of plant life. It starts with a consideration of the mechanical integration of supracellular structures and mechanical properties of cellular building blocks to show how the structural integrity of plant cells is achieved and maintained during growth and development. The following chapters reveal how the functioning of integrated plant cells contributes to the mechanical integration of plants, and how the latter are able to detect physical stimuli and to reorganize their own cells in response to them. The mechanical aspects of plant responses to stresses are also presented. Finally, all these aspects are placed in an evolutionary context.

Table of contents (13 chapters)

Table of contents (13 chapters)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Mechanical Integration of Plant Cells and Plants
Editors
  • Przemyslaw Wojtaszek
Series Title
Signaling and Communication in Plants
Series Volume
9
Copyright
2011
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-19091-9
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-19091-9
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-19090-2
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-26902-8
Series ISSN
1867-9048
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 352
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