Genetic Aspects of Plant Mineral Nutrition

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Peter J. Randall
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Jan 1, 1993 - Nature - 414 pages
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Are we justified in breeding wheat for tolerance to acid soils in southern new south wales?; Comparison of techniques for determining the effect of aluminium on the growth of, and the inheritance of aluminium tolerance in wheat; Breeding the perennial pasture grass Phalaris aquatica for acid soils; Screening perennial rye-grass from New Zealand for aluminium tolerance; Somaclonal variation in plant adaptation to acid soil in the tropical forage legume Stylosanthes guianensis; Tolerance to managenses toxicity among cultivars of lucerne (Medicago sativa L.); Response to soil aluminium of two white clover (Trifolium repens L.) genotypes; Differences in calcium efficiency between cowpea (Vigna unguiculata (L.) Walp.) cultivars; Wheat growth responses of cultivars to H+ concentration; Effect aluminium on the growht of 34 plant species: a summary of results obtained in low ionic strenght solution culture; Callose formation as parameter for assessing genotypical plant tolerance of aluminium and manganeses; Interspecific differences in aluminium tolerance in relation to root cation-exchange capacity; Preliminary results from a microscopic examination to root cation-exchange capacity; Preliminary results from a microscopic examination on the effects of aluminium on the root tips of wheat; Aluminium toxicity: towards an understanding of how plant roots react to the physical environment; Increasing salinity tolerance of grain crops: is it worthwhile?; Arguments for the use of physiological criteria for improving the salt tolerance in crops; Why does in vitro cell selection not improve the salt tolerance of plants?; Variation and inheritance of sodium transport in rice; Genetics and physiology of enhanced K/Na discrimination; Association between genes controlling flowering time and shoot sodium accumulation in the triticeae; The inheritance of salt exclusion in woody perennial fruit species; Variation in growth and ion accumulation between two selected populations of Trifolium repens L. differing in salt tolerance; The role of ion channels in plant nutrition and prospects for their genetic manipulation; Effect of salt stress on plant gene expression: a reviev; Protein synthesis in halophytes: the influence of potassium, sodium and magnesium in vitro; Nutrient efficiency - what do we really mean?; A review of phosphorus efficiency in wheat; The involmet of mycoeehizas in assessment of genitically dependent efficiency of nutrient uptake and use; Screening maize inbred lines of tolerance to low-P stress condition; Inheritance studies of low-phosphorus tolerance in maize (Zea mays L.), grown in a sand-alumina culture medium; Inheritance of phosphorus response in white clover (Trifolium repens L.); Heritability of, and relationships between phosphorus and nitrogen concentration in shoot, stolon and root of white clover (Trifolium repens L.); Polymorphism and physiology of arsenate tolerance in Holcus lanatus L. from an uncontaminated site; The role of piscidic acid secreted by pigeonpea roots growh in an alfison with low-P fertility; Effect of mineral nutrients ando combined nitrogen on the growth and nitrogen fixation of Azolla-Anabaena symbiosis; Can maize cultivars with low mineral nutrient concentrations in the grains help to reduce the need for fertilizers in third countries?; A physiological basis for genetic improvement to nitrogen harvest index in wheat; Post-transcriptional control of the expression of a plant gene by an environmental factor: sulphur regulation of the expression of the pea albummin 1 gene; Strategies in population development for the improvement of Fe efficiency in soybean; Genetics of tolerance to iron clorosis in rice; Genotypuc variation among Indian graminaceous species with respect to phytosiderophore secretion; Requirement and response of crop cultivars to micronutrients in India - a review; Selecting zinc-efficient cereal genotypes for soils of low zinc status; Combining ability of the response to boron deficiency in wheat; Yield evaluation of a gene for boron tolerance using backcross-derived lines; Physiological and genetic control of the tolerance of wheat to high concentrations of boron and implications for plant breeding; Genetic variation in the response of pea (Pisum sativum L.) to high soil concentrations of boron; Heavy-metal (Zn, Cd) tolerance in selected clones of duck weed (Lemna minor); Biosynthesis and metabolic roles of cadystins (y-EC)nG and their precursors in Datura innoxia; Genes with similarity to metallothionein genes and copper, zinc ligands in Pisum sativum L.

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R N Oram R A Culvenor and A M Ridley Breeding the perennial pasture grass Phalaris
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J R Crush and J R Caradus Response to soil aluminium of two white clover Trifolium repens L
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W J Horst C Currle and A H Wissemeier Differences in calcium efficiency between cowpea
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