1. Genomics of Root Development

  1. Martin Crespi
  1. Boris Parizot and
  2. Tom Beeckman

Published Online: 10 OCT 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118447093.ch1

Root Genomics and Soil Interactions

Root Genomics and Soil Interactions

How to Cite

Parizot, B. and Beeckman, T. (2012) Genomics of Root Development, in Root Genomics and Soil Interactions (ed M. Crespi), Blackwell Publishing Ltd., Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781118447093.ch1

Editor Information

  1. Institut des Sciences du Vègètal, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, Gif sur Yvette cedex, France

Author Information

  1. Department of Plant Systems Biology and Department of Plant Biotechnology and Genetics, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 10 OCT 2012
  2. Published Print: 3 DEC 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470960431

Online ISBN: 9781118447093



  • genomics of root development, and omics experiments;
  • root system architecture, LRI in Arabidopsis root fluctuations;
  • plant potentiality, plant root system plasticity;
  • Arabidopsis model, primary root, and auxin accumulation;
  • roots of second/third/higher order as lateral, with similar patterns;
  • patterning mutants, SHORTROOT/SCARECROW/LONESOME;
  • LRI genomics, patterning of primordium, ARFs and LBD;
  • digging into LRI, the pericycle priming and auxin response;
  • auxin in triggering LRI, patterning and primordium;
  • new lateral root, cytokinin/ACR4/CWR, mutants ALF3


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Genomics of LRI

  • Rise of New Technologies to Understand Lateral Root Development

  • ComparativOmics, the Future

  • Acknowledgments

  • References