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Encyclopedia of plant and crop science

Author: Robert M Goodman
Publisher: New York : M. Dekker, ©2004.
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Reference work covering classic and modern studies in plant biology in conjunction with research, applications, and innovations in crop science. Online version features quarterly updates, keyword searchability, color graphics, and customized content views.
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Genre/Form: Encyclopedias
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Robert M Goodman
ISBN: 0824709446 9780824709440 0824709438 9780824709433 0824742680 9780824742683
OCLC Number: 54407833
Description: xxx, 1329 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm
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Contents: Agriculture and biodiversity / Deborah Stinner --
Agriculture: why and how did it begin? / David R. Harris --
Air pollutant interactions with pests and pathogens / Andreas von Tiedemann --
Air pollutants: effects of ozone on crop yield and quality / Hakan Pleijel --
Air pollutants: interactions with elevated carbon dioxide / Hans-Joachim Weigel --
Air pollutants: responses of plant communities / Andreas Fangmeier --
Alternative feedstocks for bioprocessing / Joseph J. Bozell --
Amino acid and protein metabolism / Estela M. Valle --
Aneuploid mapping in diploids / P.K. Gupta --
Aneuploid mapping in polyploids / David M. Stelly --
Anther and microspore culture and production of haploid plants / Liliya D. Serazetdinova and Horst Lorz --
Arabidopsis thaliana: characteristics and annotation of a model genome / Tanya Z. Berardini and Seung Y. Rhee --
Arabidopsis transcription factors: genome-wide comparative analysis among eukaryotes / Jose Luis Riechmann --
Archaeobotanical remains: new dating methods / Lawrence Kaplan --
Aromatic plants for the flavor and fragrance industries / Brian M. Lawrence --
Ascorbic acid: an esstential micronutrient provided by plants / Patricia L. Conklin --
ATP and NADPH / Wayne Frasch. B chromosomes / R.N. Jones --
Bacterial attachment to leaves / Martin Romantschuk --
Bacterial blight of rice / Bart Cottyn and Tom Mew --
Bacterial pathogens: detection and identification methods / Jan M. van der Wolf and Cor D. Schoen --
Bacterial pathogens: early interactions with host plants / Gwyn A. Beattie --
Bacterial products important for plant disease: cell-surface components / P.K. Chakrabarty, A. Chatterjee, W. Gassmann, and A.K. Chatterjee --
Bacterial products important for plant disease: diffusible metabolites as regulatory signals / P.K. Chakrabarty, A. Chatterjee, W. Gassmann, and A.K. Chatterjee --
Bacterial products important for plant disease: extracellular enzymes / P.K. Chatrabarty, A. Chatterjee, W. Gassmann, and A.K. Chatterjee --
Bacterial products important for plant disease: toxins and growth factors / P.K. Chatrabarty, A. Chatterjee, W. Gassmann, and A.K. Chatterjee --
Bacterial survival and dissemination in insects / Alexander H. Purcell --
Bacterial survival and dissemination in natural environments / Steven Lindow --
Bacterial survival and dissemination in seeds and planting material / Diane A. Cuppels --
Bacterial survival strategies / Cindy E. Morris and Christine M.H. Riffaud --
Bacteria-plant host specificity determinants / Alan Vivian --
Biennial crops / I.L. Goldman --
Bioinformatics / Michael T. Clegg and Peter L. Morrell --
Biological control in the phyllosphere / John H. Andrews --
Biological control of nematodes / Brian R. Kerry --
Biological control of oomycetes and fungal pathogens / Eric B. Nelson --
Biological control of weeds / Linda M. Wilson and Mark Schwarzlaender --
Biosafety applicants in the plant sciences: expanding notions about / Emily E. Pullins --
Biosafety approaches to transgenic crop plant gene flow / Terrie Klinger --
Biosafety considerations for transgenic insecticidal plants: non-target herbivores, detritivores, and pollinators / J.E. Losey, J.J. Obrycki, and R.A. Hufbauer --
Biosafety considerations for transgenic insecticidal plants: non-target predators and parasitoids / J.E. Losey, J.J. Obrycki, and R.A. Hufbauer --
Biosafety programs for genetically engineered plants: an adaptive approach / Anne R. Kapuscinski and Emily E. Pullins --
Biosafety science: overview of plant risk issues / L.L. Wolfenbarger and P.R. Phifer --
Boron / Patrick H. Brown --
Breeding Biennial crops / I.L. Goldman --
Breeding clones / Rodomiro Ortiz --
Breeding for durable resistance / Raoul A. Robinson --
Breeding for nutritional quality / Brian J. Just and Philipp W. Simon --
Breeding hybrids / Arnel R. Hallauer --
Breeding plants and heterosis / Kendall R. Lamkey and Jode W. Edwards --
Breeding plants with transgenes / Duska Stojsin and Carl F. Behr --
Breeding pure line cultivars / P. Stephen Baenziger, Mustafa Erayman, Hikmet Budak, and B. Todd Campbell --
Breeding self-pollinated crops through marker-assisted selection / Brian W. Diers --
Breeding synthetic cultivars / Steven E. Smith --
Breeding using doubled haploids / Richard E. Veilleux --
Breeding widely adapted cultivars: examples from Maize / A. Forrest Troyer --
Breeding: choice of parents / John W. Dudley --
Breeding: genotype-by-environment interaction / Manjit S. Kang --
Breeding: incorporation of exotic germplasm / James B. Holland --
Breeding: mating designs / Charles W. Stuber --
Breeding: participatory approaches / J.R. Witcombe --
Breeding: recurrent selection and gain from selection / James G. Coors --
Breeding: the backcross method / Wiliam F. Tracy. C3 photosynthesis to crassulacean acid metabolism shift in mesembryanthenum crystallinum: a stress tolerance mechanism / John C. Cushman --
Carotenoids in photosynthesis / Britta Forster and Barry J. Pogson --
Cereal sprouting / C.W. Wrigley --
Chemical weed control / Don W. Morishita --
Chlorophylls / Robert D. Willows --
Chromosome banding / Takashi R. Endo --
Chromosome manipulation and crop improvement / Adam J. Lukaszewski --
Chromosome rearrangements / Tomas Naranjo --
Chromosome structure and evolution / Ingo schubert and Andreas Houben --
Circadian clock in plants / C. Robertson McClung --
Classification and identification of nematodes / James G. Baldwin --
Classification and nomenclature of plant pathogenic bacteria / John M. Young --
Coevolution of insects and plants / M. Deane Bowers --
Columbian exchange: the role of analogue crops in the adoption and dissemination of exotic cultigens / David E. Williams --
Commercial micropropagation / M.C. Gopinathan --
Competition: responses to shade by neighbors / Carlos L. Ballare --
Crop domestication in Africa / Remy S. Pasquet --
Crop domestication in China / Tracey L.-D. Lu --
Crop domestication in Mesoamerica / A. Delgado-Salinas, J. Caballero, and A. Casas --
Crop domestication in prehistoric Eastern North America / David L. Asch and John P. Hart --
Crop domestication in Southeast Asia / Victor Paz --
Crop domestication in Southwest Asia / Ofer Bar-Yosef --
Crop domestication in the American tropics: phytolith analyses / Dolores R. Piperno --
Crop domestication in the American tropics: starch grain analyses / Dolores R. Piperno and Irene Holst --
Crop domestication: fate of genetic diversity / Gideon Ladizinsky --
Crop domestication: founder crops / Daniel Zohary --
Crop domestication: role of unconscious selection / Daniel Zohary --
Crop improvement: broadening the genetic base for / Toby Hodgkin --
Crop responses to elevated carbon dioxide / Leon Hartwell Allen, Jr. and P.V. Vara Prasad --
Cropping systems: irrigated continuous rice systems of tropical and subtropical Asia / Achim Dobermann and Kenneth G. Cassman --
Cropping systems: irrigated rice and wheat of the indo-gangetic plains / David J. Connor --
Cropping systems: rain-fed maize-soybean rotations of North America / Douglas L. Karlen --
Cropping systems: slash-and-burn cropping systems of the tropics / Ken Giller and Cheryl Palm --
Cropping systems: yield improvement of wheat in temperate Northwestern Europe / Hubert J. Spiertz --
Crops and environmental change / Jorgen E. Olesen --
Cross-species and cross-genera comparisons in the grasses / Ismail M. Dweikat --
Crown gall / Thomas J. Burr --
Cytogenetics of apomixis / Hans de Jong. Drought and drought resistance / Graeme C. Wright and Nageswararao C. Rachaputi --
Drought resistant ideotypes: future technologies and approaches for the development of / Nageswararao C. Rachaputi and Graeme C. Wright --
Echinacea: uses as a medicine / Mario R. Morales --
Ecology and agriculture sciences / John K. Piper --
Ecology: functions, patterns, and evolution / Fernando Valladares --
Economic impact of insects / David Pimentel --
Ecophysiology / Luis Balaguer --
Endosperm development / Philip W. Becraft --
Environmental concerns and agricultural policy / Floor Brouwer --
Evolution of plant genome microstructure / Ian Bancroft --
Exchange of trace gases between crops and the atmosphere / Jurgen Kreuzwieser and Keinz Rennenberg --
Exciton theory / Su Lin --
Farmer selection and conservation of crop varieties / Daniela Soleri and David A. Cleveland --
Female Gametogenesis / Jagreet Kaur and Imran Siddiqi --
Fire blight / John L. Norelli --
Fixed-nitrogen deficiency: overcoming by nodulation / Michelle R. Lum and Ann M. Hirsch --
Floral induction / Joseph Colasanti --
Floral scent / Natalia Dudareva --
Flow cytogenetics / Jaroslav Dolezel, Marie Kubalakova, Jan Vrana, and Jan Bartos --
Flower development / Thomas Jack --
Fluorescence in situ hybridization / Yasuhiko Mukai --
Fluorescence: a probe of photosynthetic apparatus / J. Kenneth Hoober --
Functional genomics and gene action knockouts / Jacqueline Heard --
Fungal and oomycete plant pathogens: cell biology / Adrienne R. Hardham. Gene expression modulation in plants by sugars in response to environmental changes / Barry Wobbes and Sjef C.M. Smeekens --
Gene flow between crops and their wild progenitors / Robert Papa and Paul Gepts --
Gene Silencing: a defense mechanism against alien genetic information / Peter de Haan --
Genetic diversity among weeds / Michael J. Christoffers --
Genetic resource conservation of seeds / Florent Engelmann --
Genetic resources of medicinal and aromatic plants from Brazil / Roberto Fontes Vieira --
Genetically engineered crops with resistance against insects / Johnie N. Jenkins --
Genetically modified oil crops / Denis J. Murphy --
Genome rearrangements and survival of plant populations to changes in environmental conditions / Pier Giorgio Cionini --
Genome size / Michael D. Bennett --
Genome structure and gene content inplant and protist mitochondrial DNAs / Michael W. Gray --
Genomic approaches to understanding plant pathogenic bacteria / Joao C. Setubal and Ana C.R. da Silva --
Genomic imprinting in plants / Daphne Autran and Jean-Philippe Vielle-Calzada --
Germplams: international and national centers / Jonathan Robinson and Murthi Anishetty --
Germplasm acquisition / David M. Spooner and Karen A. Williams --
Germplasm collections: regeneration in maintenance / Linda Pollak --
Germplasm maintenance / Henry L. Shands --
Glycolysis / Florencio E. Podesta --
Herbicide-resistant weeds / Carol Mallory-Smith --
Herbicides in the environment: fate of / Kim A. Anderson and Jennifer L. Schaeffer --
Herbs, spices, and condiments / Katerina P. Svoboda --
Human cholinesterases from plants for detoxification / Tsafrir S. Mor and Hermona Soreq. Interphase nucleus, the / Paul Fransz --
In virtro chromosome doubling / V. Sarasan and A.V. Roberts --
In vitro flowering / Prakash Lakshmanan and Acram M. Taji --
In vitro morphogenesis in plants --
recent advances / Gregory C. Phillips --
In vitro plant regeneration by organogenesis / Janet R. Gorst --
In vitro pollination and fertilization / Acram M. Taji and Jennifer S. Williams --
In vitro production of triploid plants / Sant S. Bhojwani --
In vitro tuberization / Yasunori Koda --
Insect life history strategies: development and growth / Jeffrey C. Miller --
Insect life history strategies: reproduction and survival / Jeffrey C. Miller --
Insect/host plant resistance in crops / C. Michael Smith --
Insect-plant interactions / Sujaya Rao --
Integrated pest management / Marcos Kogan --
Intellectual property and plant science / Susanne Someralo and John Dodds --
Interspecific hybridization / D.S. Brar --
Isoprenoid metabolism / Russell K. Monson and Todd N. Rosenstiel --
Larvicidal proteins from bacillus thuringiensis in soil: release, persistence, and effects / G. Stotzky --
Leaf cuticle / Gwyn A. Beattie --
Leaf structure / Vincent P. Gutschick and Lou Ellen Kay --
Leaf surface sugars / Johan H.J. Leveau --
Leaves and canopies: physical environment / George W. Sundin and Cindy E. Morris --
Leaves and the effects of elevated carbon dioxide levels / Stephen A. Prior, Seth G. Pritchard, and G. Brett Runion --
Legumes: nutraceutical and pharmaceutial uses / J. Bradley Morris --
Lesquerella potential for commercialization / David A. Dierig, Michael A. Foster, Terry A. Isbell, and Dennis T. Ray --
Lipid metabolism / Jean-Claude Kader. Male gametogenesis / David Honys and David Twell --
Management of bacterial diseases of plants: regulatory aspects / Jaap D. Janse --
Management of disease in seed crops / Lindsey J. du Toit --
Management of fungal and oomycete diseases: fruit crops / Patricia S. McManus --
Management of fungal and oomycete diseases: vegetable crops / Debra Ann Inglis --
Management of nematode diseases: options / Gregory L. Tylka --
Marigold flower: industrial applications of / James N. BeMiller --
Mass spectrometry for identifying proteins, protein modifications, and protein interactions in plants / Michael Fromm --
Mechanisms of infection: imperfect fungi / Gyungsoon Park and Jin-Rong Xu --
Mechanisms of infection: oomycetes / Paul R.J. Birch and David E.L. Cooke --
Mechanisms of infection: rusts / Matthias Hahn --
Medical molecular pharming: therapeutic recombinant antibodies, biopharmaceuticals and edible vaccines in transgenic plants engineered via the chloroplast genome / Henry Daniell --
Meiosis / Wojciech P. Pawlowski, Lisa C. Harper and W. Zacheus Cande --
Metabolism, promary: engineering pathways / Alberto A. Iglesias --
Metabolism, secondary: engineering pathways / David Rhodes, Gregory J. Peel, and Natalia Dudareva --
Milkweed: commercial applications / Herbert D. Knudsen --
Minor nutrients / Wolfgang Schmidt --
Mitochondrial respiration / Agepati S. Raghavendra --
Mitosis / Denes Dudits and Attila Feher --
Molecular analysis of chromosome landmarks / James A. Birchler, Juan M. Vega, and Akio Kato --
Molecular biology applied to weed science / Patrick J. Tranel and Federico Trucco --
Molecular farming in plants: technology platforms / Rainer Fischer, Neil J. Emans, Richard M. Twyman, and Stefan Schillberg --
Molecular technologies and their role in maintaining and utilizing genetic resources / Amanda J. Garris, Alexandra M. Casa, and Stephen Kresovich --
Mutational process / Michael T. Clegg and Peter L. Morrell --
Mutualisms in plant-insect interactions / W.P. Stephen --
Mycorrhizal evolution / David M. Wilkinson --
Mycorrhizl symbioses / Roger T. Koide --
Mycotoxins produced by plant pathogenic fungi / K. Thirumala-Devi and Nancy Keller. Natural rubber / Dennis T. Ray --
Nematode biology, morphology, and physiology / Stephen A. Lewis, David J. Chitwood, and Edward C. McGawley --
Nematode feeding strategies / Richard S. Hussey --
Nematode infestations: assessment / K.R. Barker and K. Dong --
Nematodes: parasitism genes / Eric L. Davis --
Nematode population dynamics / Robert McSorley --
Nematode problems: most prevalent / Larry Duncan --
Nematodes and host resistance / Philip A. Roberts --
Nematodes: ecology / Howard Ferris --
New industrial crops in Europe / Jan E.G. van Dam and Wolter Elbersen --
New secondary metabolites: potential evolution / David R. Gang --
Nitrogen / Peter J. Lea --
Non-infectious seed disorders / H.K. Manandhar and S.B. Mathur --
Non-wood plant fibers: applications in pulp and papermaking / Joseph E. Atchison --
Nucleic acid metabolism / Hiroshi Ashihara --
Nutraceuticals and functional foods: market innovation / Nicholas Kalaitzandonakes, James D. Kaufman, and Lucy Zakharova --
Oomycete-plant interactions: current issues in / Mark Gijzen --
Organic agriculture as a form of sustainable agriculture / John P. Reganold --
Osmotic adjustment and osmoregulation / Neil C. Turner --
Oxidative stress and DNA modification in plants / Alex Levine --
Oxygen production / Charles F. Yocum. Paper and pulp: agro-based resources for / George A. White (retired) --
Parasitic weeds / James H. Westwood --
Phenylpropanoids / Kevin M. Davies --
Phosphorus / Carroll P. Vance --
Photoperiodism and the regulation of flowering / Isabelle A. Carre --
Photoreceptors and associated signaling I: phytochromes / Karen J. Halliday --
Photoreceptors and associated signaling II: cryptochromes / Chentao Lin --
Photoreceptors and associated signaling III: phototropins / Bethany Stone and Emmanuel Liscum --
Photoreceptors and associated signaling IV: UV receptors / T.H. Attridge and N.M. Cooley --
Photosynthesis and stress / Barbara Demmig-Adams, Volker Ebbert, and William W. Adams III --
Photosystems: electron flow through / Arlene Haffa --
Physiology of herbivorus insects / Cedric Gillott --
Phytochemical diversity of secondary metabolites / Michael Wink --
Phytoremediation: advances toward a new cleanup technology / Adel Zayed --
Pierce's disease and others caused by xylella fastidiosa / John S. Hartung --
Plant cell culture and its applications / James M. Lee --
Plant cell tissue and organ culture: concepts and methodologies / Darren O. Sage and Ian J. Puddephat --
Plant defeses against insects: constitutive and induced chemical defenses / Linda L. Walling --
Plant defenses against insects: physical defenses / Sanford D. Eigenbrode --
Plant diseases caused by bacteria / Clarence I. Kado --
Plant diseases caused by subviral agents / Peter Palukaitis --
Plant DNA virus diseases / Robert L. Gilbertson and Maria R. Rojas --
Plant-pathogen interactions: evolution / Ian Crute --
Plant-produced recombinant therapeutics / Lokesh Joshi, Miti M. Shah, C. Robert Flynn, and Alyssa Panitch --
Plant response to stress: abscisic adic fluxes / Wolfman Hartung --
Plant response to stress: biochemical adaptations to phosphate deficiency / William C. Plaxton --
Plant response to stress: critical periods in plant development / G. Nissim Amzallag --
Plant response to stress: genome reorganization in flax / Christopher A. Cullis --
Plant response to stress: mechanisms of accommodation / H.R. Lerner --
Plant response to stress: modifications of the photosynthetic apparatus / Eevi Rintamaki --
Plant response to stress: phosphatidic acid as a second messenger / Christa Testerink and Teun Munnik --
Plant response to stress: regulation of plant gene expression to drought / Kazuo Shinozaki and Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki --
Plant response to stress: role of molecular chaperones / Barbara Despres and Pierre Goloubinoff --
Plant response to stress: role of the Jasmonate signal transduction pathway / Mirna Atallah and Johan Memelink --
Plant response to stress: source-sink regulation by stress / Thomas Roitsch --
Plant responses to stress: nematode infection / Godelieve Gheysen --
Plant responses to stress: ultraviolet-B light / Brian R. Jordan --
Plant RNA virus diseases / Bryce W. Falk and Roger Hull --
Plant viral synergisms / John L. Sherwood --
Plant virus: structure and assembly / A.L.N. Rao --
Plant viruses: initiation of infection / James N. Culver --
Pollen-stigma interactions / Simon J. Hiscock --
Polyploidy / Jan Dvorak --
Population genetics / Michael T. Clegg --
Population genetics of plant pathogenic fungi / Bruce A. McDonald --
Potassium and other macronutrients / Patrick H. Brown --
Pre-agricultural plant gathering and management / M. Kat Anderson --
Protoplast applications in biotechnology / M.R. Davey, P. Anthony, J.B. Power, and K.C. Lowe --
Protoplast culture and regeneration / J.B. Power, M.R. Davey, P. Anthony and K.C. Lowe. Quantitative trait locus analyses of the domestication syndrome and domestication process / Valerie Poncet, Thierry Robert, Aboubakry Sarr, and Paul Gepts --
Radiation hybrid mapping / Ron J. Okagaki, Ralk F. Kynast, Howard W. Rines, and Ronald L. Phillips --
Reconciling agriculture with the conservation of tropical forests / Wil de Jong --
Regeneration from guard cells of crop and other plant species / Jim M. Dunwell --
Rhizosphere: an overview / Roberto Pinton --
Rhizosphere: biochemical reactions / Paolo Nannipieri --
Rhizosphere: microbial populations / James M. Lynch --
Rhizosphere: nutrient movement and availability / Philippe Hinsinger --
Rhizosphere management: microbial manipulation for biocontrol / Ben J.J. Lugtenberg and Faina D. Kamilova --
Rice / Takuji Sasaki --
RNA-mediated silencing / Karen van Dijk and Heriberto Cerutti --
Root membrane activities relevant to plant-soil interactions / Zeno Varanini --
Root-feeding insects / Eli Levine --
Rubisco activase / Archie R. Portis --
Secondary metabolites as phytomedicines / Donald P. Briskin --
Seed banks and seed dormancy among weeds / Lynn Fandrich --
Seedborne pathogens / S.B. Mathur and H.K. Manadhar --
Seed dormancy / Alistair J. Murdoch --
Seed production / Murray J. Hill --
Seed vigor / Alison A. Powell --
Seeds: pathogen transmission through / Curgonio Cappelli --
Sex chromosome in plants / M. Ruiz Rejon --
Shade avoidance syndrome and its impact on agriculture / Garry C. Whitelam --
Social aspects of sustainable agriculture / Frederick H. Buttel --
Somaclonal variation: origins and causes / Philip Larkin --
Somatic cell genetics of banana / D.K. Becker and M.K. Smith --
Somatic embryogenesis in plants / Ray J. Rose --
Soy wood adhesives for agro-based composites / Monlin Kuo and Deland J. Myers, Sr. --
Spatial dimensions, the: geographic information systems and geostatistics / Francis J. Pierce, Oliver Schabenberger and Max Crandall --
Starch / Wolfgang Eisenreich, Alfons Gierl, and Adelbert Bacher --
Sucrose / Ed Etxeberria --
Sustainable agriculture and food security / Jules Pretty --
Sustainable agriculture: definition and goals / Glen C. Rains, W. Joe Lewis, and Dawn M. Olson --
Sustainable agriculture: ecological indicators / Stephen S. Jones --
Sustainable agriculture: economic indicators / David Pimentel --
Sustainable agriculture: philosophical framework / Paul B. Thompson --
Sweet sorghum: applications in ethanol production / Glen C. Rains and John W. Worley --
Sweetgrass and its use in African-American folk art / Robert J. Dufault --
Switchgrass as a bioenergy crop / Samuel B. McLaughlin and Lynn A. Kszos --
Symbioses with Rhizobia and Mycorrhizal fungi: microbe/plant interactions and signal exhange / James E. Cooper --
Symbiotic nitrogen fixation / Timothy R. McDermott --
Symbiotic nitrogen fixation: plant nutrition / Timothy R. McDermott --
Symbiotic nitrogen fixation: special roles of micronutrients / David A. Dalton. Tobamoviral vectors: developing a production system for pharmaceuticals in transfected plants / Jennifer Lee Busto and Monto H. Kumagai --
Transformation methods and impact / Karabi Datta and Swampan K. Datta --
Transgenes (GM) sampling and detection methods in seeds / Alessandro Pellegrineschi --
Transgenes: expression and silencing of / George C. Allen --
Trangenetic plants: breeding programs for sustainable insect resistance / Michael B. Cohen --
Transgenic crop plants in the environment / R. James Cook --
Transgenic crops: regulatory standards and procedures of research and commercialization / Qifa Zhang --
Trichomes / Stephen O. Duke --
UV radiation effects on phyllosphere microbes / Thusitha S. Gunasekera --
UV radiation penetration in plant canopies / Richard H. Grant --
Vaccines produced in transgenic plants / Hugh S. Mason --
Viral host genomes / Steven A. Whitman --
Virus assays: detection and diagnosis / Clarissa J. Maroon-Lango --
Virus-induced gene silencing / S.P. Dinesh-Kumar, Rajendra Marathe, and Radhamani Anandalakshmi --
Virus movement in plants / Richard S. Nelson, Xin Shun Ding, and Shelly A. Carter --
Water deficits: development / Kadambot H.M. Siddique --
Water use efficiency including carbon isotope discrimination / Anthony G. Condon --
Wax esters from transgenic plants / Kathryn D. Lardizabal --
Weed management in less developed countries / Peter R. Hobbs and Robin R. Bellinder --
Weeds in turfgrass / John C. Stier --
Yeast two-hybrid technology / Lisa Nodzon and Wen-Yuan Song.
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