Synopsis: Drying Without Dying

  • Dorothea BartelsEmail author
  • Ulrich Lüttge
  • Erwin Beck
Part of the Ecological Studies book series (ECOLSTUD, volume 215)


This chapter focuses on aspects of desiccation tolerance of plants which connect several chapters addressing general principles and future research goals.


Late Embryogenesis Abundant Desiccation Tolerance Xanthophyll Cycle Late Embryogenesis Abundant Protein Photosynthetic Reaction Center 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institute of Molecular Plant Physiology and Plant BiotechnologyUniversity of BonnBonnGermany
  2. 2.Institute of Botany, Department of BiologyTechnical University of DarmstadtDarmstadtGermany
  3. 3.Department of Plant PhysiologyUniversity of BayreuthBayreuthGermany

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