Movements and Morphogenetic Changes in Response to Signal Reception in Higher Plants

  • B. Millet
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (volume 51)


Plants respond to internal or external stimuli through processes that lead to morphological (e.g., tropic or nastic curvatures, thigmomorphogenesis) or physiological (e.g., flowering, growth correlations, rhizogenesis) changes. Such processes can be understood by analysing the steps of the classical paradigm used to approach the underlying mechanisms: signal reception → transduction → transmission → response.


Intercellular Communication Jerusalem Artichoke Signal Perception Leaf Movement Chenopodium Rubrum 
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  1. 1.Botanical LaboratoryUniversity of Franche-ComteBesançon CedexFrance

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