Book ID: 90036
Flowering and its Manipulation. 2006. illustr. 320 p. gr8vo. Hardcover.
This volume opens with a chapter describing a model for the evolution of the Angiosperm flower. Chapters 2 to 5 describe the core development of the flower and include floral induction, floral pattering and organinitiation, floral shape and size, and inflorescence architecture.Chapters 6 to 8 focus on more specialised aspects of floral development:monoecy, cytoplasmic male sterility and flowering in perennials.Chapters 9 and 10 address more functional aspects: flower colour and scent. The book concludes with a chapter on flower senescence.