Trees are a major component of the biosphere and have played an important part in the world's history and culture. With the modern challenges of global warming and dwindling fossil fuel reserves, trees, and in particular their wood, can provide solutions. Unfortunately, too little is known about the biology of these plants, due largely to a lack of

chapter 1|8 pages


ByNigel Chaffey

chapter 3|24 pages

Wood Microscopical Techniques

ByNigel Chaffey

chapter 11|22 pages

Cell Walls of Woody Tissues: Cytochemical, Biochemical and Molecular Analysis of Pectins and Pectin Methylesterases

Fabienne Micheli, Fabienne E. Ermel, Marianne Bordenave, Luc Richard and Renée Goldberg
ByFabienne Micheli, Fabienne F. Ermel, Marianne Bordenave

chapter 12|14 pages

Immunolocalisation of Enzymes of Lignification

ByJozef Sˆ amaj and Alain Michel Boudet

chapter 13|14 pages

Sampling of Cambial Region Tissues for High Resolution Analysis

ByClaes Uggla, Björn Sundberg

chapter 14|16 pages

Biochemistry and Quantitative Histochemistry of Wood

ByElisabeth Magel

chapter 15|26 pages

Protein Analysis in Perennial Tissues

ByTannis Beardmore, Suzanne Wetzel, Carrie-Ann Whittle

chapter 16|26 pages

The Use of GUS Histochemistry to Visualise Lignification Gene Expression In Situ during Wood Formation

Simon Hawkins, Gilles Pilate, Eric Duverger, Alain Michel Boudet and Jacqueline Grima-Pettenati
BySimon Hawkins, Gilles Pilate, Eric Duverger, Alain Michel

chapter 17|22 pages

High Resolution In Situ Hybridisation in Woody Tissues

BySharon Regan, Björn Sundberg