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Understanding Flowers & Flowering Second Edition

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9780199661602

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019966160X
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Pub. Date:
5/1/2014
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Oxford University Press
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Author Biography


Beverley Glover, Professor of Plant Systematics and Evolution, Department of Plant Sciences, University of Cambridge

Dr Beverley Glover is Professor of Plant Systematics and Evolution at the University of Cambridge and Director of Cambridge University Botanic Garden. She studied Plant and Environmental Biology at the University of St. Andrews and then a PhD at the John Innes Centre in Norwich. After that she moved to Cambridge, where her research interests are focused on the development, function and evolution of floral features which enhance attraction of pollinators.

Table of Contents


Section I: Introduction
1. The Evolution of Flowers
2. Historical Interpretations of Flower Induction and Flower Development
Section II: The Molecular Mechanisms of Flowering: Induction and Development
Part A: Induction of Flowering
3. Flower Induction in Arabidopsis thaliana
4. The Autonomous Pathways for Floral Inhibition and Induction
5. The Photoperiodic Pathway of Floral Induction
6. The Vernalization Pathway of Floral Induction and the Role of Gibberellin
7. Integrating the Arabidopsis thaliana Flower Induction Pathways
8. Flower Induction Beyond Arabidopsis thaliana
Part B: Development of Flowers
9. Changes at the Shoot Apical Meristem in Response to Floral Induction
10. Development of the Floral Organs
11. The ABC Model and the Diversity of Plant Reproductive Structures
12. Function and Development of Gametophytes
13. Outcrossing and Self-fertilization
Section III: Pollination Success: Molecular and Ecological Interactions
Part A: How and Why Does Floral Form Vary?
14. Why Are Flowers Different? Pollination Syndromes-The Theory
15. Diverse Floral Shape and Structure
16. Colouring the Flower
17. Enhancing Flower Colour
18. Lability of Floral Form
Part B: The Influence of Pollinators on Floral Form
19. Are Flowers under Selective Pressure to Increase Pollinator Attention?
20. Do Pollinators Discriminate between Different Floral Forms?
21. Pollination Syndromes - The Evidence


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