Basic and Applied Aspects of Seed Biology: Proceedings of by F. A. Hoekstra, W. F. Wolkers, J. Buitink, E. A. Golovina

By F. A. Hoekstra, W. F. Wolkers, J. Buitink, E. A. Golovina (auth.), R. H. Ellis, M. Black, A. J. Murdoch, T. D. Hong (eds.)

The 5th overseas Workshop on Seeds used to be held on the college of analyzing, united kingdom, from 10 to fifteen September, 1995. a few 230 seed scientists, from a variety of disciplines (botanists, biochemists, ecologists, agriculturalists, foresters, and advertisement seedsmen), from 31 international locations (Europe, the Americas, and Asia) participated within the workshop. numerous oral and poster displays was once made through the workshop and we're happy to post such a lot of of them in those lawsuits. The papers herein are indexed via the classes within which they have been offered yet, as is frequently the case, many papers conceal a broader diversity of issues than the consultation titles indicate. For seed physiologists, ecologists, and technologists, this booklet collates a lot of the present learn on seeds.

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3) . No evidence for a relation between ABA and sucrose accumulation could be gained from the latter results: increasing ABA levels were not accompanied by sucrose accumulation. No evidence for an ABA and sucrose relation could be gained either from experiments during which sucrose was found to accumulate (Fig. 4). In fact sucrose concentration increased during slow drying subsequent to an ABA clear peak (Fig. 4A) as well as when no ABA peak occurred as happened when embryos were treated with an inhibitor of ABA biosynthesis before slow drying (Fig.

Quercetine depresses Tm of the dry phospholipid by about 30°C, probably by insertion in the more a-polar part of the membrane and not by interaction with the polar headgroups. As flavonols cannot protect dry liposomes by themselves, the role of sugars remains unaffected, particularly in providing high viscosity conditions and glassy state. The advantage of flavonols as compounds involved in desiccation tolerance may be great. , 1994). In the undissociated form they readily partition in membranes, a condition prevailing in dry organisms.

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