1. Plant Desiccation Tolerance: Diversity, Distribution, and Real-World Application

  1. Matthew A. Jenks PhD1 and
  2. Andrew J. Wood PhD2
  1. Andrew J. Wood and
  2. Matthew A. Jenks

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470376881.ch1

Plant Desiccation Tolerance

Plant Desiccation Tolerance

How to Cite

Wood, A. J. and Jenks, M. A. (2007) Plant Desiccation Tolerance: Diversity, Distribution, and Real-World Application, in Plant Desiccation Tolerance (eds M. A. Jenks and A. J. Wood), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470376881.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Center for Plant Environmental Stress, Physiology at Purdue University

  2. 2

    Professor of Stress Physiology and Molecular Biology, in the Department of Plant Biology at Southern Illinois University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 14 DEC 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813812632

Online ISBN: 9780470376881

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Keywords:

  • plant desiccation tolerance;
  • organisms;
  • terrestrial microalgae;
  • nematodes;
  • brine shrimps

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Introduction

  • Diversity and Distribution of Desiccation Tolerance

  • A Definition of Desiccation and Desiccation Tolerance

  • The Future of Research on Desiccation Tolerance