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Integrative Seed Biology is a seed biology program at Oregon State University established by the NSF CAREER grant. The program consists of research and learning activities on plant seeds. This website introduces you to our research projects and useful information on seeds.
 

 



 

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Seed Biology Books

 

SEEDS: 

 Physiology of Development, Germination and Dormancy

J. Derek Bewley

Kent J. Bradford

Henk WM Hilhorst

Hiro Nonogaki

3rd Edition, Springer

 

Seed Development, Dormancy and Germination

 Kent J. Bradford and Hiro Nonogaki, eds

Blackwell Publishing

 

The Encyclopedia of Seeds: Science, Technology and Uses

Michael Black, J. Derek Bewley and Peter Halmer, eds

CAB International 
 

Seed Conferences

The 11th International Society for Seed Science Conference

Changsha, China, September 15-19, 2014

 

ASA, CSSA, SSSA International Annual Meeting

Long Beach, CA, November 2-5, 2014

 

 

Seed Biology Links 

International Society for Seed Science (ISSS)

Seed Science Research (ISSS official journal)

Seed Biotechnology Center, University of California, Davis

Seed Biology at University of Kentucky

Seed Biology at the Ohio State University

 

 

 

'Seed Science' chocolate

(Courtesy of Prof. Alan Taylor, Cornell University)

 

Seed Science Center, Iowa State University

Wageningen Seed Center, The Netherlands

Seed Biology Laboratory, INRA, France

Seed Biology Place, Germany

Kew Millennium Seed Bank Partnership, UK

 

Useful Websites for Seed and Plant Biology 

FLOWERING 

<Florigen>

Botany Online, University of Hamburg 

 

<Photoperiodism> 

University of Wisconsin, Madison, Department of Botany

 

<ABC Model> 

Meyerowitz Lab, California Institute of Technology

 

<Arabidopsis Information>

TAIR (The Arabidopsis Information Resource)

 

<Arabidopsis Seeds>

ABRC, Arabidopsis Biological Resource Center, Ohio State University

 

<Arabidopsis Knockout Plants> 

SIGnAL, Salk Institute Genomic Analysis Laboratory, National Science Foundation

 

 

FERTILIZATION 

 

<Meiosis> 

The Biology Project, University of Arizona

 

<Yucca & Moth> 

WAYNE'S WORD, Volume 9 [Number 2] Summer 2000

 

<Ginkgo biloba> 

THE GINKGO PAGES

 

<Double Fertilization> 

Computer Teaching Tips, Eastern Michigan University

 

<Cytoplasmic Male Sterility> 

Plsc431/631, Intermediate Genetics, North Dakota State University

 

<Cytoplasmic MaleSterility> 

Indian Agricultural Resources – Seeds

 

<Self-incompatibility> 

Kimball's Biology Pages

 

 

 EARLY EMBRYOGENESIS 

 

<Virtual Scanning Electron Microscopy> 

Molecular Expressions [Dr. Michael W. Davidson], Florida State University

 

 

MID EMBRYOGENESIS 

 

<Starch> 

Water structure and science, Dr. Martin Chaplin, London South Bank University, UK

 

<Peptide Bond> 

Peptides and Proteins, Synthesis, A condensation reaction

 

<Sedimentation Velocity>

Sedimentation Velocity

 

<Specialty Corns>

High-Amylose, High-Oil and High-Lysine Corns

 

 

LATE EMBRYOGENESIS 

 

<BLAST Search> 

NCBI, National Center for Biotechnology Information

 

 

MATURE SEEDS

 

<Evolution of Seeds>

 

<Seed Dispersal by Bats>

Atlas of Seeds Dispersed by Bats in the Neotropics

 

 

SEED LONGEVITY 

 

<Longevity Gene "Indy"> 

Lord of the [Ancient] Flies

 

 

ELECTROPHORESIS 

 

<Protein Gel Electrophoresis> 

Electrophoresis Simulation Site, Rochester Institute of Technology


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