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1st Edition

Reproductive Biology of Plants

ISBN 9781482201321
Published February 20, 2014 by CRC Press
390 Pages 12 Color & 41 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

Reproductive biology is the basis of species improvement and a thorough understanding of this is needed for plant improvement, whether by conventional or biotechnological methods. This book presents an up to date and comprehensive description of reproduction in lower plants, gymnosperms and higher plants. It covers general plant biology, pollination, pollen-pistil interaction, post-fertilization changes and seed dormancy.

Table of Contents

Reproduction in Lower Plants. Reproduction in Gymnosperms. Reproduction in Higher Plants. General Biology of Reproduction. Pollen-Pistil Interaction. Development of Male and Female Gametophyte. Pollination. Post-Fertilization Changes. Seed and Bud Dormancy.

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" … discussions are quite detailed and technical and include extensive and recent references. Summing Up: Recommended."
W. Loescher, Michigan State University, in Choice