A biomechanical model of anther opening reveals the roles of dehydration and secondary thickening
Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
© 2012 The Authors. New Phytologist © 2012 New Phytologist Trust
Volume 196, Issue 4, pages 1030–1037, December 2012
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New Phytologist (2012)
- Issue published online: 5 NOV 2012
- Article first published online: 21 SEP 2012
- Manuscript Accepted: 10 AUG 2012
- Manuscript Received: 1 JUN 2012
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Fig. S1 Schematic diagram of the biomechanical model.
Fig. S2 Distribution of forces and moments upon an arbitrary bilayer segment.
Fig. S3 The three classifications of geometric configuration modelled.
Fig. S4 Stresses and strains associated with the configurations of Fig. 2.
Fig. S5 Critical value of epidermal hydration required for a transition to an open configuration, as a function of .
Table S1 Cell-scale parameters
Notes S1 The model.
Notes S2 Estimating forces of anther dehiscence.
Notes S3 The effects of variations in .
|nph4329-sup-0002_VideoS1.mpg||video/mpg||1294K||Video S1 Video of opening of lily anther (showing 220 frames taken once every 10 min, played back at 10 frames s−1).|