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dc.contributor.authorEstornell, Leandro H.
dc.contributor.authorAgustí, Javier
dc.contributor.authorMerelo, Paz
dc.contributor.authorTalón, Manuel
dc.contributor.authorTadeo, Francisco R.
dc.date.accessioned2017-06-01T10:11:50Z
dc.date.available2017-06-01T10:11:50Z
dc.date.issued2013
dc.identifier.citationEstornell, L. H., Agusti, J., Merelo, Paz, Talón, M., Tadeo, F.R. (2013). Elucidating mechanisms underlying organ abscission. Plant Science, 199, 48-60.
dc.identifier.issn0168-9452
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/20.500.11939/5168
dc.description.abstractAbscission consists in the detachment of entire vegetative and reproductive organs due to cell separation processes occurring at the abscission zones (AZs) at specific positions of the plant body. From an evolutionary point of view, abscission is a highly advantageous process resulting into fruit and seed dispersal as well as the shedding of no longer useful organs. In an agricultural context, however, abscission may become a major limiting factor for crop productivity. Domestication of major crops included the selection of plants that did not naturally shed ripe fruits or seeds. The understanding of abscission is of great importance to control seed and fruit production and to improve breeding and harvesting practices. Thus, advances made on model plants and crops are of major importance since they may provide potential candidate genes for further biotechnological applications. Here, we review the current knowledge of the physiological, genetic and genomic aspects related to abscission including the most recently disclosed putative regulators that appear to be implicated in the development and/or activation of the AZs. (C) 2012 Elsevier Ireland Ltd. All rights reserved.
dc.language.isoen
dc.titleElucidating mechanisms underlying organ abscission
dc.typearticle
dc.authorAddressInstituto Valenciano de Investigaciones Agrarias, Carretera CV-315, Km. 10,7 - 46113 Moncada (València)
dc.date.issuedFreeFormFEB 2013
dc.entidadIVIACentro de Genómica
dc.identifier.doi10.1016/j.plantsci.2012.10.008
dc.journal.titlePlant Science
dc.journal.volumeNumber199
dc.page.final60
dc.page.initial48
dc.rights.accessRightsopenAccess
dc.source.typeImpreso


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