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Title Parasitic orobanchaceae : parasitic mechanisms and control strategies / Daniel M. Joel, Jonathan Gressel, Lytton J. Musselman, editors.
Imprint Berlin ; New York : Springer, 2013.

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Series 2012-2013 Springer E-Books - Biomedical & Life Sciences.
Subject Orobanchaceae.
Parasitic plants.
Alt Name Joel, D. M. (Daniel M.), 1946-
Gressel, Jonathan.
Musselman, Lytton John, 1943-
Description 1 online resource
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed July 12, 2013).
Contents Introduction: The parasitic syndrome in higher plants -- The haustorium and the life cycles of parasitic Orobanchaceae -- Functional structure of the mature haustorium -- Haustorium initiation and early development -- Haustorium invasion into host tissues -- The physiology of the established parasite-host association -- Host reaction to attack by root parasitic plants -- Seed production and dispersal in the Orobanchaceae -- The seed and the seedling -- Induction of germination -- Germination eco-physiology.
Summary This book was written in response to recent advances in understanding the mechanisms of parasitism in the Orobanchaceae, and breakthroughs in the control of the parasitic weeds Striga and Orobanche. The first part provides information on key aspects of plant parasitism, and the second part addresses control of the weedy Orobanchaceae.
ISBN 9783642381461 (electronic bk.)
3642381464 (electronic bk.)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-642-38146-1
OCLC # 852678786
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783642381454

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