Table of contents for Plant desiccation tolerance / editors, Matthew A. Jenks, Andrew J. Wood.

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Contributors
Preface
Section 1. Vegetative Desiccation Tolerance 
1. Plant Desiccation-tolerance: Diversity, Distribution and Real-world Applications - Matthew A. Jenks and Andrew J. Wood
2. Lessons on dehydration tolerance from desiccation tolerant plants - Melvin Oliver
3. Mechanisms of desiccation-tolerance in Angiosperm resurrection plants - Jill M. Farrant 
4. Desiccation tolerance in lichens - Richard P. Beckett and Farida V. Minibayeva
5. Desiccation tolerance: gene expression, pathways and regulation of gene expression - Dorothea Bartels, Jonathan Phillips, and John Chandler 
Section 2. Desiccation Tolerance of Pollen, Spores and Seeds
6. Seed desiccation-tolerance mechanisms - Patricia Berjak, Jill M. Farrant, and Norman W. Pammenter
7. The glassy state in dry seeds and pollen - Olivier Leprince and Julia Buitink
8. DNA structure and seed desiccation tolerance - Ivan Broubriak, Shirley McCready, and Daphne J. Osborne
9. Structural dynamics and desiccation damage in plant reproductive organs - Christina Walters and Karen L. Koster
Section 3. Applications of Desiccation Tolerance Research
10. Desiccation tolerance genes and avenues for crop improvement - R. Iyer, Sagadevan G. Mundree, M.S. Rafudeen, and J.A. Thompson 

Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:

Plant-water relationships.
Plants -- Drought tolerance.
Plants -- Adaptation.