5 edition of Seed dormancy found in the catalog.
Allison R. Kermode
Includes bibliographical references and index.
|Statement||edited by Allison R. Kermode|
|Series||Springer protocols, Methods in molecular biology -- 773, Springer protocols, Methods in molecular biology (Clifton, N.J.) -- v. 773.|
|LC Classifications||QK661 .S4155 2011|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 423 p. :|
|Number of Pages||423|
|ISBN 10||9781617792304, 9781617792311|
|LC Control Number||2011933570|
The physiological inability of a seed to germinate even under favourable condition is called seed dormancy. Many kinds of seeds can germinate immediately after maturation. The seeds in some species of citrus may germinate in the fruit. But in some cases seed passes a period of rest or inactivity before germination. While a seed is dormant—when growth and development do not occur—this is the time for the dispersal of seeds. Thus, the plant can send its seeds into new environments because the dormancy assures survival. Seeds remain dormant until the optimum conditions of temperature, oxygen, and moisture are available for germination and further.
This book provides a comprehensive review of the occurrence and explanation of seed dormancy in grasses. Experimental evidence is considered in depth for a single species, the wild oat (Avena fatua), probably the most widely studied species for understanding seed dormancy in the plant kingdom. It integrates advances in the diverse and rapidly-expanding field of seed science, from ecological and demographic aspects of seed production, dispersal and germination, to the molecular biology of seed development. The book offers a broad, multidisciplinary approach that covers both theoretical and applied knowledge/5(2).
Bentsink L. & Koorneef M. Seed dormancy and germination. Arabidopsis Book 6, e (). [PMC free article] Nonagaki H. Seed dormancy and germination-emerging mechanisms and new hypotheses. Front. Plant Sci. 5, – (). [PMC free article] The International Barley Genome Sequencing Consortium. The seed stage is an integral part of a plant’s life cycle and necessary for species’ survival. As the dispersal unit of the organism, the seed must be able to sustain extended periods of unfavorable conditions if necessary. It does this by remaining dormant, thereby delaying germination until the environment is ideal. Biologists at the University of Geneva (UNIGE), Switzerland previously.
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This book provides a comprehensive review of the occurrence and explanation of seed dormancy in grasses. Essential reading for all those who need to understand the mechanisms of seed dormancy, this book will be a valuable text for advanced students and professionals in plant physiology, crop science, plant breeding and by: Dormancy is based on hard seed coat impermeability or the lack of supply and activity of enzymes (internal dormancy) necessary for germination.
Dormancy is an important factor limiting production in many field crops. Several physical and chemical pretreatments are applied to the organic material (seeds/tubers) to overcome dormancy. Books, Toys, Games and much more. Seed Dormancy: Methods and Protocols covers analytical methods and approaches which have already lead to significant advances in the understanding of seed dormancy and germination.
Chapters cover explanations of processes leading to the induction, maintenance, and termination of seed dormancy, the Pages: We translated and Seed dormancy book a huge data set on seed dormancy and germination from the Reference Book On Dormant Seed Germination by M.
Nikolaeva, M. Razumova, and V. Gladkova published in Russian in and previously not readily accessible to the great majority of people in the international scientific community interested in : Sergey Seed dormancy book, Carol C. Baskin, Jerry M. Baskin. Seed dormancy is considered as a quantitative trait under the control of the genetic and environmental signals.
The primary dormancy is induced during seed maturation, and its expression occurs mainly in freshly harvested seeds in order to prevent precocious seed by: 7. 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.
Seed dormancy allows seeds to overcome periods that are unfavourable for seedling established and is therefore important for plant ecology and agriculture. Several processes are known to be involved in the induction of dormancy and in the switch from the dormant to the germinating state.
The role of plant hormones, theCited by: Seed Development, Dormancy and Germination provides a comprehensive overview of seed biology from the point of view of the developmental and regulatory processes that are involved in the transition from a developing seed through dormancy and into germination and seedling growth.
Seed dormancy allows seeds to overcome periods that are unfavourable for seedling established and is therefore important for plant ecology and agriculture. Several processes are. dormancy in seeds. Keywords: Arabidopsis thaliana, hierarchical classiﬁcation system, phylogeny, seed dormancy, seed plants Introduction Based on numerous studies, it is obvious that many seeds are dormant at maturity and, further, that there are various innate mechanisms (or combinations thereof) for delaying germination, i.e.
Therefore, the dormancy of negative photoblastic seed can be broken by placing them in more than critical dark period.
Method of breaking dormancy of chilling requiring seeds; There are two methods to break the dormancy of chilling requiring seeds: (a) Stratification: The dormancy of chilling required seed is broken by stratification.
Seed dormancy allows seeds to overcome periods that are unfavourable for seedling established and is therefore important for plant ecology and agriculture. Several processes are known to be involved in the induction of dormancy and in Cited by: Seeds: Ecology, Biogeography, and Evolution of Dormancy and Germination differs from all other books on seed germination.
It is an all-encompassing volume that provides a working hypothesis of the ecological and environmental conditions under which various kinds of seed dormancy have developed. The mechanisms of seed dormancy, of the breaking of seed dormancy and of germination itself continue to remain shrouded in mystery, despite the best efforts of plant scientists.
Perhaps we are getting there, but very slowly. This book considers germination and dormancy from the point of view of plant physiology. Seed Dormancy: Methods and Protocols covers analytical methods and approaches which have already lead to significant advances in the understanding of seed dormancy and germination.
Chapters cover explanations of processes leading to the induction, maintenance, and termination of seed dormancy, the classification of different dormancy types, as. Types of Seed Dormancy.
The seed dormancy is of following types: Innate dormancy. It is the condition of seeds which is incapable of germination even if conditions suitable for seedling growth are supplied. This inability to germinate may be due in certain species to the embryo being immature at the time of dispersal. Enforced dormancy.
This book covers the present state of knowledge of the ecology, biogeography and evolution of whole-seed dormancy and germination, and it synthesizes available information on. Seed dormancy refers in seeds to failure of a viable seed to germinate even when given favorable environmental conditions.
In many species can get a clue about requirements for breaking dormancy by studying the natural environment of the plant. In nature, dormancy mechanisms assure that seed will germinate at the proper time.
The database for the world biogeography of seed dormancy has been expanded from 3, to ab species. New insights are presented on seed dormancy and germination ecology of species with specialized life cycles or habitat requirements such as orchids, parasitic, aquatics and halophytes.
Seed dormancy is an evolutionary adaptation that prevents seeds from germinating during unsuitable ecological conditions that would typically lead to a low probability of seedling survival.
Dormant seeds do not germinate in a specified period of time under a combination of environmental factors that are normally conducive to the germination of non-dormant seeds. An important function of seed dormancy is.
Thus, dormancy is an adaptive trait that optimizes the distribution of germination over time in a population of seeds.
Seed dormancy is generally an undesirable characteristic in agricultural crops, where rapid germination and growth are required. However, some degree of dormancy is advan- tageous, at least during seed development.Foley: Seed dormancy x Weed Science, – Review article Seed dormancy: an update on terminology, physiological genetics, and quantitative trait loci regulating germinability Michael E.
Foley USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Plant Science Research, Biosciences Research Laboratory, Fargo, ND ; [email protected] TYPES OF DORMANCY Seed coat dormancy Dormancy due to rudimentary embryos Dormancy due to chemical inhibitors Dormancy due to internal factors Double dormancy etc.
4. SEED COAT DORMANCY It is due to the seed coats or other tissues covering the embryo which are hard & are impermeable to soil & oxygen which prevents germination.