6. Root Gravitropism

  1. Tom Beeckman
  1. Ranjan Swarup and
  2. Malcolm J. Bennett

Published Online: 7 OCT 2009

DOI: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch6

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development

How to Cite

Swarup, R. and Bennett, M. J. (2009) Root Gravitropism, in Annual Plant Reviews Volume 37: Root Development (ed T. Beeckman), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444310023.ch6

Editor Information

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

Author Information

  1. Centre for Plant Integrative Biology and Plant Sciences Division, School of Biosciences, University of Nottingham, Sutton Bonington Campus, Loughborough LE12 5RD, UK

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 gravitropism;
  • gravity perception;
  • auxin transport;
  • Arabidopsis;
  • lateral auxin gradient

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Gravity perception

  • Root gravitropic signal transmission

  • The root gravitropic response

  • Attenuating the root gravitropic response

  • Future directions