Seedlings’ Strategy to Overcome a Soil Barrier

Zhu, Qiang and Benková, Eva (2016) Seedlings’ Strategy to Overcome a Soil Barrier. Trends in Plant Science, 21 (10). pp. 809-811. ISSN 1360-1385

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The impact of the plant hormone ethylene on seedling development has long been recognized; however, its ecophysiological relevance is unexplored. Three recent studies demonstrate that ethylene is a critical endogenous integrator of various environmental signals including mechanical stress, light, and oxygen availability during seedling germination and growth through the soil.

Item Type: Article
DOI: 10.1016/j.tplants.2016.08.003
Uncontrolled Keywords: Hypoxia, Germination, Light, Ethylene, mechanical stress
Subjects: 500 Science > 570 Life sciences; biology > 575 Physiological systems of plants
Research Group: Benkova Group
SWORD Depositor: Sword Import User
Depositing User: Sword Import User
Date Deposited: 26 Apr 2018 09:17
Last Modified: 26 Apr 2018 09:17

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