Cellular Aspects of Wood Formation

With today’s ever growing economic and ecological problems, wood as a raw material takes on increasing significance as the most important renewable source of energy and as industrial feedstock for numerous products. Its chemical and anatomical structure and the excellent properties that result allow...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Fromm, Jörg (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: Berlin, Heidelberg Springer Berlin Heidelberg 2013, 2013
Edition:1st ed. 2013
Series:Plant Cell Monographs
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • Basic Processes of Wood Formation
  • Xylem Development in Trees: From Cambial Divisions to Mature Wood Cells
  • Topochemical and Electron Microscopic Analyses on the Lignification of Individual Cell Wall Layers During Wood Formation and Secondary Changes
  • New Insights into Heartwood and Heartwood Formation
  • Part II: Control of Wood Formation by Endogenous and Exogenous Factors
  • The Role of Hormones in Controlling Vascular Differentiation
  • Transcriptional Regulation of Wood Formation in Tree Species
  • Climate Control of Wood Formation
  • Wood Formation Under Drought Stress and Salinity
  • Biology and Chemistry of Tension Wood
  • Formation and Structure of Compression Wood