Cellular and Molecular Aspects of the Plant Hormone Ethylene

Proceedings of the International Symposium on Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the Plant Hormone Ethylene, Agen, France, August 31–September 4, 1992

  • Jean Claude Pech
  • Alain Latché
  • Claudine Balagué

Part of the Current Plant Science and Biotechnology in Agriculture book series (PSBA, volume 16)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Ethylene Biosynthesis and Fruit Ripening

    1. H. Mori, N. Nakagawa, T. Ono, N. Yamagishi, H. Imaseki
      Pages 1-6
    2. Athanasios Theologis, Paul W. Oeller, Lu Min-Wong
      Pages 19-23
    3. A. M. Callahan, D. Fishel, L. J. Dunn, Usda-Ars
      Pages 31-32
    4. A. Latché, E. Dupille, C. Rombaldi, J. C. Cleyet-marel, J. M. Lelièvre, J. C. Pech
      Pages 39-45
    5. David R. Dilley, Jianping Kuai, Loelle Poneleit, Yali Zhu, Yevgenia Pekker, Ian D. Wilson et al.
      Pages 46-52
    6. M. Acosta, M. B. Arnao, J. Sanchez-Bravo, J. L. Casas, B. Vioque, J. C. Fernandez-Maculet et al.
      Pages 53-58
    7. S. F. Yang, J. G. Dong, J. C. Fernandez-Maculet, D. C. Olson
      Pages 59-64
    8. R. E. Christoffersen, D. J. Mcgarvey, P. Savarese
      Pages 65-70
    9. A. J. Hamilton, M. Bouzayen, D. Grierson
      Pages 71-75
    10. M. Bouzayen, W. Cooper, C. Barry, H. Zegzouti, A. J. Hamilton, D. Grierson
      Pages 76-81
    11. J. E. Gray, S. Picton, R. Fray, A. J. Hamilton, H. Smith, S. Barton et al.
      Pages 82-89
    12. C. F. Watson, C. Balague, A. J. Turner, J. C. Pech, D. Grierson
      Pages 92-93
    13. J. H. Bull, E. Lasserre, S. Brame, J. C. Pech
      Pages 94-95
    14. C. Rombaldi, M. Petitprez, J. C. Cleyet-Marel, P. Rougé, A. Latché, J. C. Pech et al.
      Pages 96-97

About this book


The International Symposium on "Cellular and Molecular Aspects of Biosynthesis and Action of the Plant Hormone Ethylenc" ,vas held in Agen, France from August 31 st and September 4th, 1992. The planning and management of the scientific and social programme of the Conference were carried out jointly by the "Ethylene Research Group" of ENSAlIN"P (Toulouse) and Agropole Congres Service (Agen). Since the last meetings in Israel (1984) and in Belgium (1988), ethylene physiology has gone through a period of exciting progress due to new developments in cellular and molecular bioiogy. New methods and tools have been developed to better understand the role and functions of ethylene in fruit ripening, flower senescence, abscission, piant growth, and cell differentiation. Genes involved in ethylene biosynthesis have been characterized and transgenic plants with altered ethylene production have been generated. The feasibility of delaying fruit ripening or flower senescence by genetic manipulation is now demonstrated, thus opening new perspectives for the postharvest handling of plant products. Some progress has also been made on the understanding of ethylene action. However, much remains to be done in this area to elucidate the ethylene signal transduction pathway. Around 140 scientists from 20 countries attended the Symposium. They presented 47 oral reports and 40 poster demonstrations. All of them are published in these proceedings. It has been a pleasure for us to organize this important Symposium and to edit this book.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Jean Claude Pech
    • 1
  • Alain Latché
    • 1
  • Claudine Balagué
    • 1
  1. 1.Ecole Nationale Supérieure AgronomiqueToulouse CedexFrance

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-94-017-1003-9
  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 1993
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-90-481-4249-1
  • Online ISBN 978-94-017-1003-9
  • Series Print ISSN 0924-1949
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