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$a$Contents 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:
Plants -- Drought tolerance.
Plants -- Adaptation.