This text is intended for plant physiologists, molecular biologists, biochemists, biotechnologists, geneticists, horticulturalists, agromnomists and botanists, and upper-level undergraduate and graduate students in these disciplines. It integrates advances in the diverse and rapidly-expanding field of seed science, from ecological and demographic aspects of seed production, dispersal and germination, to the molecular biology of seed development. The book offers a broad, multidisciplinary approach that covers both theoretical and applied knowledge.

chapter 3|28 pages

Cereal Seed Storage Proteins

chapter 6|30 pages

Starch Synthesis in Seeds

chapter 19|22 pages

Ecology of Seed Banks