4. Lateral Root Formation

  1. Tom Beeckman
  1. Jocelyn E. Malamy

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch4

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

How to Cite

Malamy, J. E. (2009) Lateral Root Formation, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development (ed T. Beeckman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch4

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Department of Molecular Genetics and Cell Biology, The University of Chicago, 1103 East 57th Street, Chicago, IL 60637, USA

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:

  • lateral root development;
  • plant hormones;
  • auxin;
  • root architecture;
  • crop improvement

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • How does a single lateral root form?

  • How are the number and placement of lateral roots determined?

  • Agricultural importance of lateral root formation