Plant Trichomes

Plant Trichomes

1st Edition - March 13, 2000

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  • Editor-in-Chief: J. A. Callow
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120059317

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This volume is a collection of review articles by leading scientists involved in various aspects of work involving plant hairs, or "trichomes." The scope of the volume is broad, representing the fact that there is interest in these structures for researchers in diverse fields including plant anatomy, taxonomy, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, and ecology.


Postgraduate and researchers in the plant sciences including botany and plant pathology.

Table of Contents

  • Trichome Diversity and Development.
    Current and Potential Exploitation of Plant Glandular Trichome Productivity.
    Anacardic Acids in Trichomes of Perlargonium Biosynthesis, Molecular Biology Ecological Effects.
    Monoterpenoid Biosynthesis in Glandular Trichomes of Labiate Plants.
    Structure and Function of Secretory Cells.
    Trichome Morphogenesis.
    Specification of Epidermal Cell Morphology.
    Trichome Initiation in Arabidopsis.
    Chemotaxonomy Based on Metabolites from Glandular Trichomes.
    Trichome Plasmodesmata: a Model System for Cell-to-cell Movement.

Product details

  • No. of pages: 311
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2000
  • Published: March 13, 2000
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120059317

About the Editor in Chief

J. A. Callow

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University of Birmingham, U.K.

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