Manipulation of Flowering - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780407005709, 9781483192031

Manipulation of Flowering

1st Edition

Proceedings of Previous Easter Schools in Agricultural Science

Authors: J. G. Atherton
eBook ISBN: 9781483192031
Imprint: Butterworth-Heinemann
Published Date: 16th March 1987
Page Count: 448
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Manipulation of Flowering presents the edited proceedings of the 45th University of Nottingham Easter School in Agricultural Science held at Sutton Bonington in England on April 7-10, 1986. This book is organized into eight sections. The first main section examines the measurement and prediction of flowering and analyzes how best to measure flowering when the aim is either to assist physiological interpretations or construct predictive models. The following sections explore juvenility, the nature of determination in meristems, vernalization, photoperiodic induction and flower evocation, and initiation and development to anthesis. Each of the main sections provides an analysis of the flowering problems and a critical view of how to achieve a better understanding and use of the physiology of flowering.
This book will be of interest to crop researchers, plant physiologists, geneticists, and others interested in understanding flowering manipulation.

Table of Contents

Preface Acknowledgments I Introduction 1 The Flowering Problem II Measurement and Prediction of Flowering 2 Measurement and Prediction of Flowering in Annual Crops 3 Measurement and Prediction of Flowering in Clonal Plants 4 Modeling Flower Initiation III Juvenility 5 Juvennility and Cell Determination 6 Apical Meristem Characteristics and Activity in Relation to Juvenility inn Hedera 7 Clonal Analysis of Meristem Development 8 Floral Determination: A Critical Process in Meristem Ontogeny IV Vernalization 9 Vernalization-Environmental and Genetic Regulation 10 Curd Initiation in the Caulifflower (Brassica Oleracea Var. Botrytis L) 11 Characters Related to the Vernalization Requirement of Sugar Beet 12 Vernalization in Wheat 13 Vernalization in the Onion - A Quantatitive Approach V Photoperiodic Induction and Evocation to Flower 14 Environmental and Genetic Regulation of Photoperiodism—A Review 15 Effects of Illuminance on Flowering in Long- and Short-Day Grain Legumes: A Reappraisal and Unifying Model 16 The Genetic Control of Day-Length Response in Wheat Translocation and Initiation 18 Inductive Events in the Leaves: Time Measurement and Photoperception in the Short-Day Plant, Pharbitis Nil 19 Photoperiodic Induction and the Floral Stimulus in Perilla D20 A New Strategy for the Identification of Native Plant Photoperiodically Regulated Flowering Substances 21 Effects of Light on Cell Division in the Shoot Meristem During Floral Evocation 22 Initiation and Growth of Internodes and Stem and Flower Frusta in Silene Coeli-Rosa VI Photosynthesis, Translocation and Flower Initiation 23 Roles of Photosynthesis and Assimilate Partitioning in Flower Initiation 24 Distribution of Assimilates from Various Source-Leaves During the Floral Transition of Sinapis Alba L. 25 Inhibition of Flowering-Effects in the Leaf and o


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