Biology and Biotechnology of the Plant Hormone Ethylene

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Editors
Vendrell, M., Klee, H., Pech, J.C., Romojaro, F.
Pub. date
June 2003
Pages
484
Binding
hardcover
Volume
349 of NATO Science Series, I: Life and Behavioural Sciences
ISBN print
978-1-58603-346-0
Subject
Life & Behavioural Sciences
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Ethylene is a simple gaseous plant hormone produced by higher plants and also by bacteria and fungi. Its physiology is continuously going through new developments in cellular, molecular biology and genetic engineering of plants. The understanding of the role and function of ethylene in plant growth, development, fruit ripening, senescence, etc., has been improved through new works and methodologies. Studies on ethylene and developmentally-regulated processes in ripening of climacteric fruits and a better knowledge on ethylene receptors and antagonists that prevent an ethylene response open possibilities of application of particular value in horticulture and postharvest. Advances on the different topics will be published