6. Apical Meristems

  1. Ray F. Evert

Published Online: 6 FEB 2006

DOI: 10.1002/0470047380.ch6

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition

How to Cite

Evert, R. F. (2006) Apical Meristems, in Esau's Plant Anatomy: Meristems, Cells, and Tissues of the Plant Body: Their Structure, Function, and Development, Third Edition, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/0470047380.ch6

Author Information

  1. Katherine Esau Professor of Botany and Plant Pathology, Emeritus University of Wisconsin, Madison, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 6 FEB 2006
  2. Published Print: 25 AUG 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471738435

Online ISBN: 9780470047385

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Keywords:

  • apical meristems;
  • vegetative shoot apex;
  • cytohistological zonation of apical meristems

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Evolution of the Concept of Apical Organization

  • Inquiries into the Identity of Apical Initials

  • Vegetative Shoot Apex

  • The Vegetative Shoot Apex of Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Origin of Leaves

  • Origin of Branches

  • Root Apex

  • The Root Apex of Arabidopsis thaliana

  • Growth of the Root Tip

  • References