A textbook for a graduate or advanced undergraduate course in biotechnology in a wide range of fields concerned with plants. Describes the use of both endogenous and introduced biochemical regulators to manipulate plant responses. Annotation copyright Book News, Inc. Portland, Or.
Table of Contents
Preface -- Contributors -- 1 Introduction to Effects of Plant Biochemical Regulators /Harold W. Gausman, Jerry E. Quisenberry, and Henry Yokoyama -- Part I Bioregulation of Carotenoid Genesis and Isoprenoid Pathways -- 2 Regulation of Biosynthesis of Carotenoids /Henry Yokoyama and James H. Keithly -- 3 Regulation of Rubber Transferase Activity by 2- (3,4-Dichlorophenoxy)triethylamine in Plants of Parthenium argentatum /S. Madhavan and C. R. Benedict -- Part II Regulation of Cellular Protection Systems, Source-Sink Interactions, and Function of Lipid Metabolites -- 4 Environmental Regulation of Cellular Protection Systems /John J. Burke and James R. Mahan -- 5 Biochemical Regulation of Source-Sink Relationships /Jaleh Daie -- 6 Lipid Metabolites: Regulators of Plant Metabolism? /David F. Hildebrand and W. Scott Grayburn -- Part III Use of Natural Products, Tissue Culture, and Monoclonal Antibodies in Bioregulation -- 7. Use of Plant Bioregulators in Tissue Culture /Norma L. Trolinder -- 8. Effects of Natural Products from Microorganisms on Higher Plants /Horace G. Cutler -- 9. Monoclonal Antibodies in the Study of Plant Bioregulation /Shyi Yi Huang -- Part IV Growth Retardants -- 10. Biochemical Effects of Plant Growth Retardants /Wilhelm Rademacher -- Part V Practical Aspects, New Theories, and Development of Plant Biochemical Regulation -- 11. Effects of Biochemical Regulators on Stress-Induced Adaptation with Special Regard to Salt Stress /Christian Stark -- 12. Regulation of Crop Growth and Yield by Tertiary Amine Bioregulators /James H. Keithly, Henry Yokoyama, and Harold W. Gausman -- 13. Bioregulators: Present and Future Fields of Application /Peter Eberhard Schott and Helmut Walter -- Part VI Nondestructive Plant Analyses -- 14. Nondestructive Composition Analysis of Plant Materials /Gerald S. Birth -- Index.