Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plant Seed Development

Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plant Seed Development

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The beginnings of human civili zation can be traced back to the time , ne- ly 12 , 000 years ago , when th e early humans gradually ch anged from a life of hunting and gathering food , to producing food. This beginning of pri- tive agriculture ensured a dependable supply of food , and fostered the living together of people in groups and the development of s o c i e ty. During th is time, plant s e e ds were recognized a s a valuable s o ur c e of food and nutrition , and began to be used for growing plants for food. Ever s i n c e , plant seeds have played an important role in the development of the human civilization . Even today, s e e ds of a few crop s p e c i e s , s uc h as the cereals and legume s, are the primary s o u r c e of most human food , and the predominant commodity in international agriculture. Owing to their great importance as food for human s and in international trade , seeds have been a favorite object of s t u d y by developmental biologists and physiologi sts , nutritionist s and chem i sts . A wealth of useful information i s available on th e biology of seed s .D-11 Family By far the largest number of known lea genes belong to this family, 52 different sequences having been ... Further complicating this picture is the fact that examples of the putative amorphous molecules and helical molecules haveanbsp;...


Title:Cellular and Molecular Biology of Plant Seed Development
Author: Brian A. Larkins, Indra K. Vasil
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2013-03-09
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