1. Arabidopsis Root Development

  1. Tom Beeckman
  1. Marijn Luijten and
  2. Renze Heidstra

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch1

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

How to Cite

Luijten, M. and Heidstra, R. (2009) Arabidopsis Root Development, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development (ed T. Beeckman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch1

Editor Information

  1. VIB Department of Plant Systems Biology, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Author Information

  1. Department of Biology, Section Molecular Genetics, Utrecht University, Padualaan 8, 3584 CH, Utrecht, The Netherlands

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 OCT 2009
  2. Published Print: 20 NOV 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405161503

Online ISBN: 9781444310023

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Keywords:

  • root stem cell niche;
  • PLETHORA genes;
  • embryogenesis;
  • cell patterning;
  • root meristem maintenance

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Specification of the apical and basal cell lineage

  • Root stem cell niche specification

  • Radial patterning

  • Stem cell maintenance

  • Meristem maintenance and root zonation

  • Meristem activation, root growth and cell division

  • Concluding remarks