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Author Bewley, J. Derek, 1943- author

Title Seeds : physiology of development, germination and dormancy / J. Derek Bewley, Kent J. Bradford, Henk W.M. Hilhorst, Hiro Nonogaki
Edition Third edition
Published New York : Springer, [2013]
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Description 1 online resource (xiii, 392 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Contents Structure and Composition -- Development and Maturation -- Synthesis of Storage Reserves -- Germination -- Mobilization of Stored Reserves -- Dormancy and the Control of Germination -- Environmental Regulation of Dormancy and Germination -- Longevity, Storage and Deterioration
Summary This updated and much revised third edition of Seeds: Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy provides a thorough overview of seed biology and incorporates much of the progress that has been made during the past fifteen years. With an emphasis on placing information in the context of the seed, this new edition includes recent advances in the areas of molecular biology of development and germination, as well as fresh insights into dormancy, ecophysiology, desiccation tolerance, and longevity. Authored by preeminent authorities in the field, this book is an invaluable resource for researchers, teachers, and students interested in the diverse aspects of seed biology
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed March 6, 2014)
Subject Seeds -- Development.
Seeds -- Physiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Bradford, K. J. (Kent J.)
Hilhorst, Henk W. M., 1954-
Nonogaki, Hiro.
LC no. 2012945413
ISBN 9781461446934 (electronic bk.)
1461446937 (electronic bk.)