Advances in Plant Ethylene Research

Proceedings of the 7th International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene

  • Angelo Ramina
  • Caren Chang
  • Jim Giovannoni
  • Harry Klee
  • Pierdomenico Perata
  • Ernst Woltering

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxv
  2. Ethylene Biosynthesis, Perception And Signal Transduction

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. B. M. Binder, T. C. Zutz, R. C. O'Malley, W. Wang, A. B. Bleecker
      Pages 3-8
    3. B. Ma, M. L. Cui, H. J. Sun, K. Takada, H. Mori, H. Kamada et al.
      Pages 21-26
    4. D. Mbéguié-A-Mbéguié, O. Hubert, M. Chillet, B. Fils-Lycaon
      Pages 27-30
    5. J. Leclercq, M. A. Rio, Kuswanhadi, Sumarmadji, P. Montoro
      Pages 31-34
    6. W. O. Owino, B. Ma, H. J. Sun, T. Shoji, H. Ezura
      Pages 39-40
    7. J. Bustamante, V. Poncet, C. Campa, M. Noirot, S. Hamon, A. de Kochko
      Pages 53-56
    8. T. Shoji, W. O. Owino, K. I. Yuhashi, S. Nonaka, H. Ezura
      Pages 57-58
  3. Interactions Between Ethylene And Other Hormones

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 59-59
    2. D. Van Der Straeten, F. Vandenbussche, L. De Grauwe, J. Dugardeyn, D. Hagenbeek
      Pages 61-68
    3. A. Trivellini, A. Ferrante, M. Lucchesini, A. Mensuali-Sodi, P. Vernieri, F. Tognoni et al.
      Pages 75-79

About these proceedings


The rapid advances in elucidating the biosynthesis and mode of action of the plant hormone ethylene as well as its involvement in the regulation of the whole plant physiology made imperative the organization of a series of dedicated conferences. This volume contains the main lectures and poster contributions presented at the 7th International Symposium on the Plant Hormone Ethylene held in Pisa in 2006. The book is organized in seven sections dedicated to 1) Ethylene biosynthesis, perception and signal transduction, 2) Interactions between ethylene and other hormones, 3) Role of ethylene in plant growth and differentiation, 4) Fruit development, ripening and quality, 5) Abscission and senescence, 6) Ethylene involvement in biotic and abiotic stresses, and 7) Biotechnology and applied aspects. The most reputed scientists active in the specific topics contributed with original papers and as editors of the related chapters.

This book is expected to be of great interest to scientists, researchers, undergraduate and graduate students, interested in the progress made in plant ethylene research and biotechnology.


Fruit Plant physiology biotechnology physiology quality regulation

Editors and affiliations

  • Angelo Ramina
    • 1
  • Caren Chang
    • 2
  • Jim Giovannoni
    • 3
  • Harry Klee
    • 4
  • Pierdomenico Perata
    • 5
  • Ernst Woltering
    • 6
  1. 1.Department of Environmental Agronomy and Crop ScienceUniversity of PadovaLegnaroItaly
  2. 2.Department of Cell Biology and Molecular GeneticsUniversity of MarylandMarylandUSA
  3. 3.Boyce Thompson Institute for Plant ResearchCornell UniversityUSA
  4. 4.Horticultural SciencesUniversity of FloridaGainesvilleUSA
  5. 5.Scuola Superiore Sant'AnnaItaly
  6. 6.Agrotechnology and Food Sciences Group (AFSG)Wageningen University and Research CentreThe Netherlands

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