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by R. F. Lyndon
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Biological Sciences
  • Author:
    R. F. Lyndon
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    0521404576
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    978-0521404570
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    Cambridge University Press; 1 edition (May 28, 1998)
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    295 pages
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    Biological Sciences
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Growth from any such meristem at the tip of a root or shoot is termed primary growth and .

Growth from any such meristem at the tip of a root or shoot is termed primary growth and results in the lengthening of that root or shoot In addition to growth by cell division, a plant may grow through cell elongation. It has turned out that there is much conservation of developmental mechanisms across the animal kingdom.

Discuss the attributes of meristem tissue and its role in plant development and growth. Meristematic tissue has a number of defining features, including small cells, thin cell walls, large cell nuclei, absent or small vacuoles, and no intercellular spaces.

Mitosis and cell division in the shoot apex provide cells needed for extension of the stem and development of leaves AND Plant hormones control growth in the shoot .

Mitosis and cell division in the shoot apex provide cells needed for extension of the stem and development of leaves AND Plant hormones control growth in the shoot apex. As the distance between the terminal bud and axillary bud increases, the inhibition of the axillary bud by auxin diminishes.

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Part of the Methods in Molecular Biology book series (MIMB, volume 655). The SAM forms during embryogenesis, when it becomes stratified into specific cell layers and zones that can be delineated based on morphological and molecular criteria.

A series of experiments demonstrated the existence of a causal loop in which tissue geometry and turgor-driven physical stresses regulate the alignment of MTs during SAM development (Hamant et a. 2008). The organization of the MT cytoskeleton is thought to regulate the deposition of cellulose microfibrils (CMF) during SAM development, which in turn would influence its morphology.

The shoot is comprised of three main organs. A leaf, a stem and a bud, which can then form another branch coming off of the plant. And we have a repeating structure here of the leaf, bud and the stem. Step two, make a leaf. Cells that will become cortex and cells that will become vascular tissue, but differences in growth and differences of timing will determine what will be the final identity of the organ.

The shoot apex, although tiny and enclosed in the apical bud, forms the whole of the shoot system of plants as well as having a key role in producing leaves and flowers, so an appreciation of how it functions is essential to an understanding of plant growth. In this book the questions of how it grows, and how fast, and the likely cellular processes that are involved in the formation of leaves and flowers are examined at the biochemical, physiological, biophysical, and molecular and genetic levels, in order to try to explain how the shoot apex works. Graduate students and researchers in plant development will be interested in this book, which is the only one currently available that is wholly devoted to the growth and physiology of the shoot apex and its key role in the formation of leaves and flowers.