Techniques in Photomorphogenesis

Author: Harry Smith,Martin Geoffrey Holmes

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Science

Page: 308

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Metal centers of
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Photomorphogenesis in plants

Author: R.E. Kendrick,G.H.M. Kronenberg

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9401726248

Category: Science

Page: 580

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Photobiological Techniques

Author: Dennis Paul Valenzeno,Roy H. Pottier,Paul Mathis,Roy H. Douglas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1461538408

Category: Science

Page: 381

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The fIrst edition of the Science 0/ Photobiology edited by Kendric C. Smith (plenum Press, 1977) was a comprehensive textbook of photobiology, devoting a chapter to each of the subdisciplines of the fIeld. At the end of many of these chapters there were brief descriptions of simple experiments that students could perform to demonstrate the principles discussed. In the succeeding years some photobiologists felt that a more complete publica tion of experiments in photobiology would be a useful teaching tool. Thus, in the 1980s the American Society for Photobiology (ASP) attempted to produce a laboratory manual in photobiology. Cognizant of these efforts, Kendric Smith elected to publish the second edition of The Science o/Photobiology (1989) without experiments; anticipating the comple tion of the ASP laboratory manual. Unfortunately, the initial ASP efforts met with limited success, and several years were to pass before a photobiology laboratory manual became a reality. One of the major stumbling blocks to production of an accurate and reliable laboratory manual was the requirement that the experiments be tested, not just by the author who is familiar with the techniques, but by students who may be quite new to photobiology. How could this be accomplished with limited resources? Many ideas were considered and discarded, before a workable solution was found. The catalyst that enabled the careful screening of all experiments in this book was a NATO Advanced Study Institute (ASI) devoted entirely to this purpose.
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Photomorphogenesis in Plants and Bacteria

Function and Signal Transduction Mechanisms

Author: Eberhard Schäfer,Ferenc Nagy

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 1402038119

Category: Science

Page: 662

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This unique resource reviews progress made by scientists researching into how ambient changes in the wavelength, intensity, direction and duration of light environment affect plant growth and development. It explains how combinations of new research with classical photobiology and physiology have made it feasible to interpret intriguing light dependent phenomena such as phototropism, determination of flowering time, shade avoidance etc. at molecular level. Written by over 20 leading experts in the field the book covers major breakthroughs achieved in the last decade. It is generously referenced with more than 2389 bibliographic citations.
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Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis

Photochemistry and Photobiology

Author: Pill-Soon Song

Publisher: Elsevier

ISBN: 1483140261

Category: Science

Page: 152

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Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis, Volume 27: Photochemistry and Photobiology covers the proceedings of the 1977 Annual European Symposium on Photomorphogenesis, held in Bet Dagan, Israel. This book is divided into 25 chapters and begins with an examination of different forms of phytochrome in extracts of etiolated oat seedlings. The succeeding chapters review the involvement and interaction of membranes, hormones, and the circadian clock. These chapters also look into the effects of light on oscillations of enzyme activity in extracts and the differential effects of calcium on Mougeotia chloroplast movement. These topics are followed by discussions of in vitro transcription and translation of light; the concept of plastid photomorphogenesis; and the photocontrol of plant growth. The final chapters explore the blue light effects on lower and higher plants and the photomorphogenesis in microorganisms, algae, and mosses. This book will be of great value to photochemists, photobiologists, and researchers.
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Concepts in Photobiology

Photosynthesis and Photomorphogenesis

Author: G. S. Singhal

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9780792355199

Category: Nature

Page: 1019

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This text brings together various aspects of photosynthesis, biology of pigments, light regulation of chloroplast development, nuclear and chloroplast gene expression, light signal transduction, other photomorphogenetic processes and some photoecological aspects under one cover.
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Photomorphogenesis in plants

Author: R.E. Kendrick,G.H.M. Kronenberg

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9789024733170

Category: Science

Page: 580

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Neutron Scattering in Biology

Techniques and Applications

Author: Jörg Fitter,Thomas Gutberlet,John Katsaras

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540291084

Category: Medical

Page: 557

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The advent of new neutron facilities and the improvement of existing sources and instruments world wide supply the biological community with many new opportunities in the areas of structural biology and biological physics. The present volume offers a clear description of the various neutron-scattering techniques currently being used to answer biologically relevant questions. Their utility is illustrated through examples by some of the leading researchers in the field of neutron scattering. This volume will be a reference for researchers and a step-by-step guide for young scientists entering the field and the advanced graduate student.
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New Frontiers in Bryology

Physiology, Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics

Author: Andrew J. Wood,Melvin Oliver,David J. Cove

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402019968

Category: Nature

Page: 203

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The mosses (Bryophatea, Musci) are a diverse and widely distributed group of land plants. Mosses are attractive experimental plants because they exhibit the traditional attributes of good model systems (Le. ease of growth & maintenance, fast generation time, and amenable genetics) with the added advantage of a haploid gametophyte that allowed developmental mutants to be recovered with relative ease. In addition, mosses with the ability to tolerate extreme environmental conditions offer realistic models for the analysis of environmental stress-tolerance; particularly when compared to tracheophytes such as Arabidopsis thaliana in which these important plant phenotypes are either not clearly expressed or entirely lacking. And, in one of the most exciting developments in Plant Biology, efficient homologous recombination occurs in the moss Physcomitrella patens. The ability to perform efficient homologous recombination (Le. gene knock-outs) in P. patens is at present unique amongst all plants and represents an extremely powerful technique for the functional analysis of many plant genes. Over the past 5 years, a world-wide community of moss researchers has evolved. A highly successful "Moss" conference has been held annually (l998-Mumbai, India; 1999-Carbondale, IL, USA; 2000-Villars, Switzerland; 200l-0kazaki, Japan; 2002-Ambleside, UK; 2003-St. Louis, MO, USA) with "Moss 2004" planned to be held in Frieburg Germany. These conferences have been instrumental in the creation & development of strong collaborative ties, and the free exchange of both ideas and materials.
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Practical Skills in Biology

Author: Allan M. Jones,Robert H. Reed,Jonathan Weyers,Jonathan D. B. Weyers

Publisher: Pearson Education

ISBN: 9780131755093

Category: Science

Page: 473

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Practical Skills in Biology is an indispensable book for undergraduate students in the life sciences. The book provides useful support at all stages of a degree course and underpins any practical course in biology. It is also a valuable resource for teachers of biology in colleges and secondary schools. Laboratory and field studies are essential components of undergraduate training in biology. Practical work must be fully understood and effectively presented, but many students under-perform because they lack basic laboratory skills. This book, now in its fourth edition, continues to provide students with easy-to-use guidance for laboratory and field studies, but in addition it now covers broader transferable skills. As a result the new edition provides guidance and support over the entire range of a typical undergraduate course in biology.
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Methods and Techniques in Plant Physiology

Author: Cornelio Losa

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781681175430

Category:

Page: 348

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Plants are loved by lots of people - in our homes, on our tables as foods, and in hundreds of products we use every day. Plants have many different usages. But how do plants develop from seeds, and how do they grow? This is where plant physiology comes into play. Plant physiology is the study of how different parts of plants function. It includes many aspects of plant life, including nutrition, movement, and growth. Fundamental processes such as photosynthesis, respiration, plant nutrition, plant hormone functions, tropisms, nastic movements, photoperiodism, photomorphogenesis, circadian rhythms, environmental stress physiology, seed germination, dormancy and stomata function and transpiration, both parts of plant water relations, are studied by plant physiologists. Plant physiology includes the study of biological and chemical processes of individual plant cells. Plant cells have a number of features that distinguish them from cells of animals, and which lead to major differences in the way that plant life behaves and responds differently from animal life. This book explores how plant physiology helps us to understand the many functions and behaviors of plants. Methods and Techniques in Plant Physiology is dedicated to physiology, biochemistry, cellular and molecular biology, genetics, biophysics, and environmental biology of plants. Techniques related to various physiological phenomenon are focus of tremendous interest and importance to plant physiologist, agronomist, horticulturist, ecologist, and biochemists.
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Die physiologische Uhr

Author: Erwin Bünning

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662218046

Category: Science

Page: 105

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Das Bewegungsverm?gen der Pflanzen

Author: Charles Darwin

Publisher: Рипол Классик

ISBN: 5875515953

Category: History

Page: 506

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Mit 196 Holzschnitten.
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Smithsonian Year

Annual Report of the Smithsonian Institution for the Year Ended Sept. 30 ...

Author: Smithsonian Institution

Publisher: N.A

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Smithsonian research opportunities

fine arts, history, science, 1968-1969

Author: Smithsonian Institution. Office of Education and Training

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Reference

Page: 169

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Stoffwechselphysiologie der Pflanzen

Physiologie und Biochemie des Primär- und Sekundärstoffwechsels ; 10 Tabellen

Author: Gerhard Richter

Publisher: Georg Thieme Verlag

ISBN: 9783134420067

Category: Plants

Page: 583

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Hartmann's Plant Science

Growth, Development, and Utilization of Cultivated Plants

Author: N.A

Publisher: Prentice Hall

ISBN: 9780131140752

Category: Science

Page: 594

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Written by some of the most respected innovators in the field, this comprehensive text takes an in-depth look at the environmental, cultural and social factors that influence how plants are grown and used worldwide. The newest edition cites the most recent statistics, production methods and issues concerning the production and utilization of plants. It offers several web-based resources including a free companion website with practice questions andonline crop fact sheets that give information at a local level. Along with information on climate and environment, it also explores plants’ tremendous economic impact in both developed and developing nations. Introduces the basics of plant science including the ecosystem; climate; managing soil, water and fertility; and pest management. Examines plant structure, chemistry, growth and development; genetics and biodiversity and their relationship to crop growing and utilization systems. Covers multiple crop types and growth settings including nursery, landscape and greenhouse. Also discusses how crops are preserved, transported and marketed. For anyone interested in how plants are cultivated and utilized.
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Experimentelle Pflanzenphysiologie

Band 2 Einführung in die Anwendungen

Author: Peter Schopfer

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3642613365

Category: Science

Page: 458

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Diese Einführung in die Methoden enthält konkrete Anleitungen zur Durchführung von Experimenten, wie sie jeder Student im Rahmen seiner Praktika zur Pflanzenphysiologie zu absolvieren hat. Diese Experimente sind in zwei Kategorien eingeteilt: zuerst "Demonstrations-Experimente" als in der Regel einfach auszuführende Versuche zur Veranschaulichung bestimmter physiologischer Sachverhalte. Sie haben vor allem didaktischen Charakter und sind weitgehend deduktiv dargestellt. Im Gegensatz dazu stellt die andere Kategorie "Analytische Experimente" vor, für die eine induktive Darstellungsweise gewählt wurde. Das Thema dieser Versuche ist als "Problem" formuliert, und ihre Durchführung wird im Detail nur für ein "Grundexperiment" dargestellt, welches den prinzipiellen experimentellen Ansatz und die Methodenbeschreibung enthält. Mit diesen Anleitungen ist es dann möglich, die entsprechenden physiologischen oder methodischen Fragestellungen selbständig zu bearbeiten.
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Light Emitting Diodes for Agriculture

Smart Lighting

Author: S Dutta Gupta

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 9811058075

Category: Science

Page: 334

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This book presents a comprehensive treatise on the advances in the use of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) for sustainable crop production and describes the latest photomorphogenesis research findings. It introduces readers to the fundamentals and design features of LEDs applicable for plant growth and development and illustrates their advantages over the traditional lighting systems, including cost analyses. Further, it discusses a wide range of applications covering diverse areas of plant sciences relevant to controlled environment agriculture and in vitro plant morphogenesis. The chapters have been written by a team of pioneering international experts, who have made significant contributions to this emerging interdisciplinary field. The book will serve a valuable resource for graduate students, instructors, and researchers in the fields of horticulture, agricultural biotechnology, cell and developmental biology, and precision agriculture. It will also serve well professionals engaged in greenhouse and vertical farming.
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Growth, Differentiation and Sexuality

Author: Ursula Kües,Reinhard Fischer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3540281355

Category: Science

Page: 449

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Since publication of the first edition of Volume I in 1994, the field of fungal biology has developed tremendously, mainly through the advancement of various molecular techniques and international fungal genome projects. To accommodate these developments, the second edition has been completely updated. Six chapters have been revised by former authors, others by newly recruited experts, and also novel subjects, emerged in more recent years, have been added to the book. Leading scientists in the field have compiled comprehensive overviews as well as latest results obtained from cytological, genetic and molecular studies. Topics include: cellular and colony growth of fungi, cellular fusion and incompatibility, senescence and programmed cell death, environmental and physiological signalling in differentiation processes, asexual and sexual reproduction, mitosis and meiosis of various types of fungi. Both parallels and differences become visible between individual fungi as well as between fungal classes.
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