10. Legume Root Architecture: A Peculiar Root System

  1. Tom Beeckman
  1. Silvina Gonzalez-Rizzo,
  2. Philippe Laporte,
  3. Martin Crespi and
  4. Florian Frugier

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch10

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

How to Cite

Gonzalez-Rizzo, S., Laporte, P., Crespi, M. and Frugier, F. (2009) Legume Root Architecture: A Peculiar Root System, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development (ed T. Beeckman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch10

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Institut des Sciences du Végétal (ISV), Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique, 91198 Gif-sur-Yvette, France

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:

  • nitrogen-fixing nodule;
  • lateral root;
  • Rhizobium;
  • symbiosis;
  • abiotic stress;
  • phytohormones

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Comparison of legume lateral roots and nitrogen-fixing nodules

  • Recent advances in genetics and genomics of nitrogen-fixing nodule development in legumes

  • Evidences for a crosstalk between symbiotic nodule and LR developmental pathways

  • Common signals in nodulation and LR development