Seeds: Physiology of development, germination and dormancy, 3rd edition

Derek Bewley, Kent J. Bradford, Henk W.M. Hilhorst, Hiro Nonogaki

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This updated and much revised third edition of Seeds: Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy provides a thorough overview of seed biology and incorporates much of the progress that has been made during the past fifteen years. With an emphasis on placing information in the context of the seed, this new edition includes recent advances in the areas of molecular biology of development and germination, as well as fresh insights into dormancy, ecophysiology, desiccation tolerance, and longevity. Authored by preeminent authorities in the field, this book is an invaluable resource for researchers, teachers, and students interested in the diverse aspects of seed biology.

Original languageEnglish
PublisherSpringer New York LLC
Number of pages392
ISBN (Electronic)9781461446934
ISBN (Print)9781461446927
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 2013


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