6. Effects of Nitrogen and Sulfur Nutrition on Grain Composition and Properties of Wheat and Related Cereals

  1. Malcolm J. Hawkesford and
  2. Peter Barraclough
  1. Peter R. Shewry

Published Online: 13 JUL 2011

DOI: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch6

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops

How to Cite

Shewry, P. R. (2011) Effects of Nitrogen and Sulfur Nutrition on Grain Composition and Properties of Wheat and Related Cereals, in The Molecular and Physiological Basis of Nutrient Use Efficiency in Crops (eds M. J. Hawkesford and P. Barraclough), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470960707.ch6

Editor Information

  1. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, Hertfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 JUL 2011
  2. Published Print: 19 AUG 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780813819921

Online ISBN: 9780470960707

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Keywords:

  • nitrogen and sulfur nutrition effects - on grain composition, wheat and related cereals;
  • nitrogen, major determinant of cereal grain quality - nitrogen supply, total protein content;
  • nutritional effects on protein synthesis - impact on grain end-use quality;
  • nitrogen effect on grain protein nutrition - and quality;
  • classification and nomenclature of wheat gluten proteins - separated by SDS-PAGE, electrophoresis at low pH;
  • impact of sulfur nutrition - on cereal grain composition, sulfur fertilization;
  • nitrogen and sulfur fertilization effects - on prolamin (hordein) composition in barley;
  • nitrogen and sulfur nutrition - wheat, and other cereal production;
  • nitrogen, grain yield determinant - building crop canopy in fixing carbon

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Abstract

  • Introduction

  • Effect of nitrogen on grain protein content

  • Effect of nitrogen on grain protein nutrition and quality

  • Effect of grain nitrogen on protein composition and functional properties of wheat

  • Effect of sulfur on grain protein composition and functional properties of wheat

  • Effects of nitrogen and sulfur on protein composition and malting quality of barley

  • Effects of nitrogen on β-glucan in oats

  • Effect of nitrogen and sulfur nutrition on other cereal grain components

  • Nutritional control of storage protein gene expression

  • Conclusions

  • Acknowledgments

  • References