Über den Autor
Jeff Bennetzen, Ph.D. is the Norman and Doris Giles Professor of Molecular Biology and Functional Genomics at the University of Georgia, and is also a Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar. He has studied the structure and evolution of the maize genome for the last 28 years.Sarah Hake, Ph.D. is the Center Director of the Plant Gene Expression Center of the United States Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service and University of California, Berkeley. She is also an adjunct Professor in the Department of Plant and Microbial Biology at U. C. Berkeley. She has worked on maize throughout her scientific career.
Vegetative Shoot Meristems.- Development of the Inflorescences.- The Maize Floral Transition.- The Maize Male Gametophyte.- The Maize Megagametophyte.- Patterning of the Maize Embryo and the Perspective of Evolutionary Developmental Biology.- Kernel Biology.- The Maize Root System: Morphology, Anatomy, and Genetics.- Axial Patterning of the Maize Leaf.- Cell Biology of Maize Leaf Development.- Light Signal Transduction Networks in Maize.- Maize Disease Resistance.- Virus Resistance.- Genetics and Biochemistry of Insect Resistance in Maize.- Chilling Stress in Maize Seedlings.- Drought Tolerance in Maize.- Responses to Oxygen Deprivation and Potential for Enhanced Flooding Tolerance in Maize.- Maize Al Tolerance.- Maize Under Phosphate Limitation.- Agronomic Traits and Maize Modifications: Nitrogen Use Efficiency.- Seed Phosphate.- Seed Starch Synthesis.- Heterosis.- Increasing Yield.- The Illinois Long-Term Selection Experiment, Related Studies, and Perspectives.- QTL for Agronomic Traits in Maize Production.- The Mexican Landraces: Description, Classification and Diversity.- Production, Breeding and Process of Maize in China.
Handbook of Maize: Its Biology centers on the past, present and future of maize as a model for plant science research and crop improvement. The book includes brief, focused chapters from the foremost maize experts and features a succinct collection of informative images representing the maize germplasm collection.
A modern and comprehensive volume on the status and future of maize as a species for biological study
Comprised of brief, focused chapters from the foremost maize experts across a range of disciplines