11. Photoreceptor Biotechnology

  1. Garry C. Whitelam1 and
  2. Karen J. Halliday2
  1. Matthew Hudson

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch11

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development

How to Cite

Hudson, M. (2007) Photoreceptor Biotechnology, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 30: Light and Plant Development (eds G. C. Whitelam and K. J. Halliday), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988893.ch11

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Department of Botany, School of Biological Sciences, University of Leicester, Leicester, UK

  2. 2

    School of Biological Sciences, the University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 23 FEB 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145381

Online ISBN: 9780470988893

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Keywords:

  • plant photoreceptors;
  • photomorphogenic responses;
  • crop plants;
  • shade avoidance;
  • gene expression

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction and background

  • Approaches to modification of photomorphogenic responses

  • op plants

  • Modification of photomorphogenesis using genetic transformation - the state of the art

  • Modification of photomorphogenesis by utilizing genetic diversity

  • Photoreceptor biotechnology ex planta

  • Future directions in photoreceptor biotechnology

  • Acknowledgements