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New Challenges in Seed Biology

Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology

Edited by Susana Araújo

Instituto de Tecnología Química, Spain


New Challenges in Seed Biology - Basic and Translational Research Driving Seed Technology combines different aspects of basic and translational research in seed biology. A collection of eight chapters written by seed biology experts from the field of seed physiology, ecology, molecular biology, biochemistry, and seed technology was gathered. We hope that this book will attract the attention of researchers and technologists from academia and industry, providing points for interactive and fruitful discussion on this fascinating topic.

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New Challenges in Seed BiologyBasic and Translational Research Driving Seed TechnologyEdited by Susana Araújo

Published: October 12th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61583

ISBN: 978-953-51-2659-1

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2658-4

eBook (PDF) ISBN: 978-953-51-5454-9

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

18093 Total Chapter Downloads

27 Crossref Citations

24 Web of Science Citations

78 Dimensions Citations


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1. Seed Priming: New Comprehensive Approaches for an Old Empirical Technique

By Stanley Lutts, Paolo Benincasa, Lukasz Wojtyla, Szymon Kubala S, Roberta Pace, Katzarina Lechowska, Muriel Quinet and Malgorzata Garnczarska


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2. Recent Advances in Seed Enhancements

By Irfan Afzal, Hafeez Ur Rehman, Muhammad Naveed and Shahzad Maqsood Ahmed Basra


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3. Signaling Patterns of Reactive Oxygen Species and Phytohormones During Transition Period of Quiescent Seeds into Metabolically Active Organisms

By Prabhakaran Soundararajan, Abinaya Manivannan and Byoung Ryong Jeong


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4. Effects of Some Hormone Applications on Germination and Morphological Characters of Endangered Plant Species Lilium artvinense L. Seeds

By Kerim Guney, Mehmet Cetin, Hakan Sevik and Kudret Betül Güney


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5. Postharvesting Techniques and Maintenance of Seed Quality

By Zubaida Yousaf, Nadia Saleh, Asba Ramazan and Arusa Aftab


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6. Designing Novel Breeding Strategies for Producing High-Oil Crops Based on a Molecular Understanding of Triacylglycerol Metabolism

By Masatake Kanai, Shoji Mano, Makoto Hayashi and Mikio Nishimura


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7. The Dynamics of Plant Cell Wall In Muro Modifications and its Physiological Implications on Seed Germination

By Ximena Gómez‐Maqueo and Alicia Gamboa‐deBuen


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8. Seed Germination Technologies for Helophyte Production Used in Wastewater Treatment

By Trinidad Ruiz-Téllez, Francisco M. Vázquez-Pardo, José Blanco-Salas and F. Javier Carbonell-Espín


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