11. Seed Development and Germination

  1. Peter Hedden1 and
  2. Stephen G. Thomas2
  1. Shinjiro Yamaguchi and
  2. Eiji Nambara

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988800.ch11

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 24: Plant Hormone Signaling

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 24: Plant Hormone Signaling

How to Cite

Yamaguchi, S. and Nambara, E. (2006) Seed Development and Germination, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 24: Plant Hormone Signaling (eds P. Hedden and S. G. Thomas), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988800.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK

  2. 2

    Rothamsted Research, Harpenden, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 4 JUL 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405138871

Online ISBN: 9780470988800

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Keywords:

  • seed dormancy;
  • seed germination;
  • plant development;
  • germination;
  • phytochromes

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Hormonal control of seed development

  • Hormonal control of seed germination and postgerminative growth

  • Conclusions and perspectives