Botany by J. Mworia

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Leopold and co-workers pioneered the involvement of (the) ‘glass(y state), as a consequence of a supersaturated sugar solution, in desiccation-tolerance (Koster and Leopold, 1988; Williams and Leopold, 1989). Later, there was a realization that there are many other intracellular molecules that must contribute to ‘glass’ (e. g. Walters, 1998). Koster (1991) was the first to show that certain properties of model systems, constituted to simulate intracellular sugar mixtures, differed from the situation in seeds.

Collada et al. (1997) showed the abundant presence of small HSPs (sHSPs) in cotyledons of ‘recalcitrant’ Castenea sativa. Those authors thus concluded that the occurrence of sHSPs Drought and Desiccation-Tolerance and Sensitivity 35 could not be linked to desiccation-tolerance. However, a variety of unidentified sHSPs are expressed in ‘recalcitrant’ amaryllid embryos, most of which are amenable to cryostorage (Berjak and Pammenter, 2008). , 1998). Oleosins in hydrated cells are held to maintain oil bodiers as discrete entities.

A. (2011a). Increasing defoliation frequency constrains regrowth of Lotus tenuis under flooding. The role of crown reserves. Plant & Soil 343, 261–272. A. C. (2006). Root strength and trampling tolerance in the grass Paspalum dilatatum and the dicot Lotus glaber in flooded soil. Functional Ecology 20, 4–10. A. S. (2007a). Trade–off between root porosity and mechanical strength in species with different types of aerenchyma. Plant, Cell & Environment 30, 580–589. E. A. (2011b). Different strategies of Lotus japonicus, L.

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