Horticulture Research International

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Organization: Horticulture Research International
Country: UK

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Bioinformatics: harvesting information for plant and crop science
    Graham J King
    Comparative Genomics and Genetics Group, Warwick HRI, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 15:721-31. 2004
  2. ncbi Variation in the shoot calcium content of angiosperms
    Martin R Broadley
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1431-46. 2003
  3. ncbi Study of temperature-growth interactions of entomopathogenic fungi with potential for control of Varroa destructor (Acari: Mesostigmata) using a nonlinear model of poikilotherm development
    G Davidson
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 94:816-25. 2003
  4. ncbi Root and stem hydraulic conductivity as determinants of growth potential in grafted trees of apple (Malus pumila Mill.)
    C J Atkinson
    Crop Science Department, Horticulture Research International, East Malling, West Malling, Kent ME19 6BJ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1221-9. 2003
  5. ncbi Laboratory evaluation of temperature effects on the germination and growth of entomopathogenic fungi and on their pathogenicity to two aphid species
    Helen Yeo
    Plant and Invertebrate Ecology Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Pest Manag Sci 59:156-65. 2003
  6. pmc In-field spatial variability in the degradation of the phenyl-urea herbicide isoproturon is the result of interactions between degradative Sphingomonas spp. and soil pH
    Gary D Bending
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:827-34. 2003
  7. ncbi A genetic interval and physical contig spanning the Peronospora parasitica (At) avirulence gene locus ATR1Nd
    Anne P Rehmany
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 38:33-42. 2003
  8. ncbi Viruses as vectors for the expression of foreign sequences in plants
    Claudine Porta
    Horticulture Research International Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev 19:245-91. 2002
  9. ncbi Partial purification of tomato fruit peroxidase and its effect on the mechanical properties of tomato fruit skin
    J Andrews
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2393-9. 2002
  10. pmc The voltage-independent cation channel in the plasma membrane of wheat roots is permeable to divalent cations and may be involved in cytosolic Ca2+ homeostasis
    Philip J White
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 130:1386-95. 2002

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Publications62

  1. ncbi Bioinformatics: harvesting information for plant and crop science
    Graham J King
    Comparative Genomics and Genetics Group, Warwick HRI, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Semin Cell Dev Biol 15:721-31. 2004
    ..The impact of bioinformatics in forward and reverse genetics is described, together with the potential from data mining. The role of bioinformatics is explored in the wider context of plant and crop science...
  2. ncbi Variation in the shoot calcium content of angiosperms
    Martin R Broadley
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1431-46. 2003
    ..In general, orders of commelinoid monocots had lower Ca contents than other monocot or eudicot orders. These results are used to illustrate how physiological and ecological hypotheses can be formulated using literature data...
  3. ncbi Study of temperature-growth interactions of entomopathogenic fungi with potential for control of Varroa destructor (Acari: Mesostigmata) using a nonlinear model of poikilotherm development
    G Davidson
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    J Appl Microbiol 94:816-25. 2003
    ..To investigate the thermal biology of entomopathogenic fungi being examined as potential microbial control agents of Varroa destructor, an ectoparasite of the European honey bee Apis mellifera...
  4. ncbi Root and stem hydraulic conductivity as determinants of growth potential in grafted trees of apple (Malus pumila Mill.)
    C J Atkinson
    Crop Science Department, Horticulture Research International, East Malling, West Malling, Kent ME19 6BJ, UK
    J Exp Bot 54:1221-9. 2003
    ..These observations are discussed in relation to the mechanism(s) by which rootstock influences shoot growth in grafted trees...
  5. ncbi Laboratory evaluation of temperature effects on the germination and growth of entomopathogenic fungi and on their pathogenicity to two aphid species
    Helen Yeo
    Plant and Invertebrate Ecology Division, IACR Rothamsted, Harpenden, Hertfordshire AL5 2JQ, UK
    Pest Manag Sci 59:156-65. 2003
    ..Temperature profiles in conjunction with infectivity assays can be useful in selecting appropriate isolates for a particular thermal environment...
  6. pmc In-field spatial variability in the degradation of the phenyl-urea herbicide isoproturon is the result of interactions between degradative Sphingomonas spp. and soil pH
    Gary D Bending
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:827-34. 2003
    ..5) for metabolism of IPU. The pH requirements of IPU-degrading strains of Sphingomonas spp. could largely account for the spatial variation of IPU degradation rates across the field...
  7. ncbi A genetic interval and physical contig spanning the Peronospora parasitica (At) avirulence gene locus ATR1Nd
    Anne P Rehmany
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Fungal Genet Biol 38:33-42. 2003
    ..This work demonstrates that map-based cloning techniques are feasible in this organism and provides the critical foundations for cloning ATR1Nd using such a strategy...
  8. ncbi Viruses as vectors for the expression of foreign sequences in plants
    Claudine Porta
    Horticulture Research International Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Biotechnol Genet Eng Rev 19:245-91. 2002
  9. ncbi Partial purification of tomato fruit peroxidase and its effect on the mechanical properties of tomato fruit skin
    J Andrews
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2393-9. 2002
    ..As far as is known, this is the first demonstration that peroxidases alter the mechanical properties of the plant cell wall...
  10. pmc The voltage-independent cation channel in the plasma membrane of wheat roots is permeable to divalent cations and may be involved in cytosolic Ca2+ homeostasis
    Philip J White
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 130:1386-95. 2002
    ..Thus, it may effect cytosolic Ca(2+) homeostasis by contributing to the basal Ca(2+) influx required to balance Ca(2+) efflux from the cytoplasm through ATP- and proton-coupled Ca(2+) transporters under steady-state conditions...
  11. ncbi Onions--a global benefit to health
    Gareth Griffiths
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne CV35 9EF, UK
    Phytother Res 16:603-15. 2002
    ..Where appropriate we have compared the data with that obtained from garlic (Allium sativum L.) for which more information is widely available...
  12. ncbi Genetic identification and genomic organization of factors affecting fruit texture
    Graham B Seymour
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:2065-71. 2002
    ..A possible framework for the molecular regulation of fruit texture is discussed and quantitative genetic approaches to determining the generic attributes of fruit texture are explored...
  13. ncbi Natural and induced polyploidy in Acacia dealbata Link. and Acacia mangium Willd
    David Blakesley
    Horticulture Research International, West Malling, Kent, UK
    Ann Bot 90:391-8. 2002
    ..mangium seedlings. In contrast, no tetraploid A. mangium was detected following oryzalin treatment, and the low frequencies of tetraploids observed in A. dealbata could be attributed to their natural occurrence...
  14. ncbi Mutations in Turnip mosaic virus P3 and cylindrical inclusion proteins are separately required to overcome two Brassica napus resistance genes
    Carol E Jenner
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Virology 300:50-9. 2002
    ..These results help to explain the relative stability of the resistance in line 165 and to further define the genetic basis of the TuMV pathotyping system...
  15. ncbi Ascospore release and survival in Sclerotinia sclerotiorum
    John P Clarkson
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Mycol Res 107:213-22. 2003
    ..High temperature and rh were detrimental to ascospore survival but spore viability was maintained for longer periods than previously reported. The significance of these results in relation to disease control is discussed...
  16. pmc Interactions of insecticidal toxin gene products from Xenorhabdus nematophilus PMFI296
    Martin Sergeant
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 69:3344-9. 2003
    ..Therefore, the two three gene product combinations interact with each other to produce good insecticidal activity...
  17. ncbi Use of Coniothyrium minitans transformed with the hygromycin B resistance gene to study survival and infection of Sclerotinia sclerotiorum sclerotia in soil
    E Eirian Jones
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, UK
    Mycol Res 107:267-76. 2003
    ..This is the first report to show that fungi colonising sclerotia already infected by C. minitans mask the detection of C. minitans from sclerotia rather than displacing the original parasite...
  18. ncbi The relationship between dietary specialism and availability of food and water on cannibalistic interactions among predatory mites in protected crops
    Michael E de Courcy Williams
    Biocontrol and IPM Research Team, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, UK
    Exp Appl Acarol 33:31-44. 2004
    ..If the tendency to cannibalism, not just of eggs but with more susceptible life stages such as larvae, is reduced when water is available freely this could be important in determining the interactions that occur under natural conditions...
  19. pmc Arabidopsis downy mildew resistance gene RPP27 encodes a receptor-like protein similar to CLAVATA2 and tomato Cf-9
    Mahmut Tör
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 135:1100-12. 2004
    ..A combination of sequence and phylogenetic analysis of these predicted RLPs reveals conserved structural features of the family...
  20. ncbi Phytoseiid mites in protected crops: the effect of humidity and food availability on egg hatch and adult life span of Iphiseius degenerans, Neoseiulus cucumeris, N. californicus and Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
    Michael E de Courcy Williams
    Biocontrol and IPM Research Team, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, CV35 9EF, UK
    Exp Appl Acarol 32:1-13. 2004
    ..degenerans. Survival of adult female N. cucumeris and N. californicus was increased significantly, to 20 and 22 days respectively, when fungal hyphae were present along with water but in the absence of other food...
  21. ncbi Matrix, reinvention in plants: how genetics is unveiling secrets of non-host disease resistance
    Eric B Holub
    Sustainable Disease Resistance Team, Horticulture Research International, University of Warwick, Wellesbourne CV35 9EF, UK
    Trends Plant Sci 9:211-4. 2004
  22. ncbi Identification of a nuclear localization signal and nuclear export signal of the umbraviral long-distance RNA movement protein
    Eugene V Ryabov
    Scottish Crop Research Institute, Invergowrie, Dundee DD2 5DA, UK
    J Gen Virol 85:1329-33. 2004
    ..Consistent with this, we also showed that the previously identified NES of BR1 protein of Squash leaf curl virus can functionally replace the leucine-rich region of GRV ORF3 in nuclear export...
  23. ncbi Plant hormone binding sites
    Richard Napier
    Crop Improvement and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Ann Bot 93:227-33. 2004
    ..This Botanical Briefing summarizes what has been discovered about hormone binding sites, their discovery and descriptions, and will not dwell on receptor functions or activities except where these are relevant to understand binding...
  24. ncbi The effect of temperature on the functional response of Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae)
    David J Skirvin
    Department of Entomological Sciences, Horticulture Research International, CV35 9EF Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    Exp Appl Acarol 31:37-49. 2003
    ..The implication of these results for biological control in ornamental crops, where the temperature can often exceed 30 degrees C, is discussed...
  25. ncbi Growth of plant culture
    Richard Napier
    Cell Physiology Department, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK CV35 9EF
    Trends Plant Sci 8:568-9. 2003
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  26. pmc Novel system for the simultaneous analysis of geminivirus DNA replication and plant interactions in Nicotiana benthamiana
    Yiguo Hong
    Horticulture Research International, East Malling, West Malling, Kent ME19 6BJ, United Kingdom
    J Virol 77:13315-22. 2003
    ..This defect correlates with possible loss of Rep nuclear localization and inability to trigger the host defense mechanism resembling a hypersensitive response...
  27. ncbi Using flowering times and leaf numbers to model the phases of photoperiod sensitivity in Antirrhinum majus L
    S R Adams
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Ann Bot 92:689-96. 2003
    ..Photoperiod had little effect on the rate of flower development. The analysis clearly identified major cultivar differences in the length of the juvenile phase and the photoperiod-sensitive inductive phase in both LD and SD...
  28. ncbi The dual role of the potyvirus P3 protein of Turnip mosaic virus as a symptom and avirulence determinant in brassicas
    Carol E Jenner
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, UK
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 16:777-84. 2003
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  29. ncbi Population genetic structure of the lettuce root aphid, Pemphigus bursarius (L.), in relation to geographic distance, gene flow and host plant usage
    N J Miller
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Heredity (Edinb) 91:217-23. 2003
    ..This could have been due to the existence of obligately parthenogenetic lineages living on the secondary host or genetically divergent populations confined to different secondary host plant species but sharing a common primary host...
  30. ncbi Calcium in plants
    Philip J White
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Ann Bot 92:487-511. 2003
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  31. ncbi Genes for calcium-permeable channels in the plasma membrane of plant root cells
    Philip J White
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, CV35 9EF, Warwick, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1564:299-309. 2002
    ..Two candidate gene families, of cyclic-nucleotide gated channels (CNGC) and ionotropic glutamate receptor (GLR) homologues, are proposed as the genetic correlates of voltage-independent cation (VIC) channels...
  32. ncbi A fitness cost for Turnip mosaic virus to overcome host resistance
    Carol E Jenner
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    Virus Res 86:1-6. 2002
    ..This may shed some light on the frequency of naturally occurring isolates, in that pathotype 1 isolates are found much more frequently than isolates of other pathotypes. Implications for the deployment of TuRB01 are discussed...
  33. ncbi Lipid hydroperoxides in plants
    G Griffiths
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    Biochem Soc Trans 28:837-9. 2000
    ..Leaves of transgenic potato with the fatty acid hydroperoxide lyase enzyme expressed in the antisense orientation were elevated by 38%, indicating a role for this enzyme in the maintenance of cellular levels of lipid hydroperoxides...
  34. ncbi The cylindrical inclusion gene of Turnip mosaic virus encodes a pathogenic determinant to the Brassica resistance gene TuRB01
    C E Jenner
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    Mol Plant Microbe Interact 13:1102-8. 2000
    ..This is the first example of a potyvirus CI gene acting as a determinant for a genotype-specific resistance interaction...
  35. pmc Regulation of transcript levels of a potato gibberellin 20-oxidase gene by light and phytochrome B
    S D Jackson
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Plant Physiol 124:423-30. 2000
    ..The induction of StGA20ox1 by blue light raises the possibility that a blue light receptor may be involved in the control of this gene by light...
  36. ncbi Lipid hydroperoxide levels in plant tissues
    G Griffiths
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 51:1363-70. 2000
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  37. ncbi Ectopic expression of a tomato 9-cis-epoxycarotenoid dioxygenase gene causes over-production of abscisic acid
    A J Thompson
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    Plant J 23:363-74. 2000
    ..These data provide strong evidence that NCED is indeed a key regulatory enzyme in ABA biosynthesis in leaves, and demonstrate for the first time that plant ABA content can be increased through manipulating NCED...
  38. pmc A new method to monitor airborne inoculum of the fungal plant pathogens Mycosphaerella brassicicola and Botrytis cinerea
    R Kennedy
    Department of Plant Pathology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 66:2996-3003. 2000
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  39. ncbi Calcium channels in higher plants
    P J White
    Department of Cell Physiology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    Biochim Biophys Acta 1465:171-89. 2000
    ..The closing of stomatal guard cells in the presence of abscisic acid (ABA) is used to illustrate the co-ordination of Ca(2+) channel activities during a physiological response...
  40. ncbi Gibberellins in seedlings and flowering trees of Prunus avium L
    P S Blake
    Horticulture Research International, Kent, UK
    Phytochemistry 53:519-28. 2000
    ..The results are discussed with reference to the known and predicted effects of the GAs on the vegetative growth and flowering of P. avium plants...
  41. ncbi Janthinobacterium agaricidamnosum sp. nov., a soft rot pathogen of Agaricus bisporus
    S P Lincoln
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire, UK
    Int J Syst Bacteriol 49:1577-89. 1999
    ..To aid practical control of the disease, the effect of the relative humidity on symptom expression on Agaricus bisporus was determined...
  42. ncbi Differential effects of plant species on a mite pest (Tetranychus utricae) and its predator (Phytoseiulus persimilis): implications for biological control
    D J Skirvin
    Horticulture Research International, Warwick, UK
    Exp Appl Acarol 23:497-512. 1999
    ..The impact of these findings on the effective use of biological control on ornamental nursery stock is discussed...
  43. pmc Comparison of flagellin genes from clinical and environmental Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates
    J A Morgan
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 65:1175-9. 1999
    ..The route by which flagellin gene variation has occurred in P. aeruginosa is discussed...
  44. ncbi Taxonomic status of putative Verticillum alboatrum isolates
    J H Carder
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 170:211-9. 1999
    ..The only sub-specific groupings which appear valid (based on pathological and molecular evidence) comprise: (1) host-adapted isolates from lucerne; and (2) all other isolates...
  45. ncbi Isolation of isoproturon-degrading bacteria from treated soil via three different routes
    S J Roberts
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick
    J Appl Microbiol 85:309-16. 1998
    ..One isolate was particularly active and degraded isoproturon, the monomethyl and demethylated degradation products of isoproturon, and demethylated the related phenylureas diuron and linuron...
  46. ncbi Spatial variability in the degradation rate of isoproturon in soil
    A Walker
    Soil and Environment Sciences Department, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    Environ Pollut 111:407-15. 2001
    ..The implications of the results for the efficacy and environmental behaviour of isoproturon are discussed...
  47. ncbi Differences in biological characteristics in organophosphorus-resistant strains of the phytoseiid mite Typhlodromus pyri
    J D Fitzgerald
    Horticulture Research International East Malling, Kent, UK
    Exp Appl Acarol 24:735-46. 2000
    ..This study highlights the fact that strains may differ in biological characteristics that contribute to fitness regardless of their pesticide resistance status...
  48. ncbi Plant species modifies the functional response of Phytoseiulus persimilis (Acari: Phytoseiidae) to Tetranychus urticae (Acari: Tetranychidae): implications for biological control
    D J Skirvin
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, UK
    Bull Entomol Res 91:61-7. 2001
    ..The implications of these results for the tritrophic interactions between plant, predator and prey, and the development of suitable biological control strategies are discussed...
  49. ncbi Degradation of contrasting pesticides by white rot fungi and its relationship with ligninolytic potential
    Gary D Bending
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 212:59-63. 2002
    ..hirsutum, which was the most effective degrader of the available pesticides, showed little capacity to degrade the compound...
  50. ncbi Microsatellite DNA: a tool for population genetic analysis
    G C Barker
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, CV35 9EF, UK
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 96:S21-4. 2002
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  51. ncbi Agaricus bisporus and Coprinus bilanatus TRP2 genes are tri-functional with conserved intron and domain organisations
    Michael P Challen
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    FEMS Microbiol Lett 208:269-74. 2002
    ..The data do not support earlier suggestions that the three activity domains are detached in A. bisporus...
  52. ncbi Immunodominant membrane proteins from two phytoplasmas in the aster yellows clade (chlorante aster yellows and clover phyllody) are highly divergent in the major hydrophilic region
    Derek J Barbara
    Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwickshire CV35 9EF, UK
    Microbiology 148:157-67. 2002
    ..The Amps from the two phytoplasmas are also different in structure and sequence from the immunodominant membrane proteins of three other phytoplasmas whose genes have been cloned previously...
  53. ncbi Mucilages and polysaccharides in Ziziphus species (Rhamnaceae): localization, composition and physiological roles during drought-stress
    S C Clifford
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 53:131-8. 2002
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  54. ncbi Seed reserve-dependent growth responses to temperature and water potential in carrot (Daucus carota L.)
    W E Finch-Savage
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:2187-97. 2001
    ..This threshold modelling approach which applies growth rates within a distribution of temperature and water potential thresholds could be used to simulate seedling growth by dividing time into suitable units...
  55. ncbi Expression of six expansin genes in relation to extension activity in developing strawberry fruit
    E P Harrison
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:1437-46. 2001
    ..These results demonstrate the presence of at least six expansin genes in strawberry fruit and that during ripening the fruit acquires the ability to cause extension in vitro, characteristic of expansin action...
  56. ncbi The pathways of calcium movement to the xylem
    P J White
    Department of Plant Genetics and Biotechnology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:891-9. 2001
    ..This is also compatible with the observed correlation between transpiration rate and calcium delivery to the shoot...
  57. ncbi Influx and accumulation of Cs(+) by the akt1 mutant of Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh. lacking a dominant K(+) transport system
    M R Broadley
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:839-44. 2001
    ..This pharmacology resembles that of VIC channels and is consistent with the hypothesis that VIC channels mediate most Cs(+) influx under 'single-salt' conditions...
  58. ncbi Improving quantitative flowering models through a better understanding of the phases of photoperiod sensitivity
    S R Adams
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, UK
    J Exp Bot 52:655-62. 2001
    ..The effects of photo-thermal environment on the duration of these phases of photoperiod sensitivity are discussed, together with topics requiring further development...
  59. pmc Degradation of substituted phenylurea herbicides by Arthrobacter globiformis strain D47 and characterization of a plasmid-associated hydrolase gene, puhA
    G A Turnbull
    Department of Plant Pathology and Microbiology, Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick CV35 9EF, United Kingdom
    Appl Environ Microbiol 67:2270-5. 2001
    ..This gene and its predicted protein sequence showed only a low level of protein identity (25% over ca. 440 amino acids) to other database sequences and was named after the enzyme it encoded, phenylurea hydrolase (puhA gene)...
  60. ncbi Memory in coal tits: an alternative model
    M S Ridout
    Horticulture Research International, Kent, UK
    Biometrics 55:660-2. 1999
    ..Jolliffe and Jolliffe (1997, Biometrics 53, 1136-1142) proposed various models for data from an experiment on memory in coal tits. This article describes an alternative model, which fits equally well and which may be simpler to interpret...
  61. ncbi Estimating intraclass correlation for binary data
    M S Ridout
    Horticulture Research International, West Malling, Kent, UK
    Biometrics 55:137-48. 1999
    ..Estimators based on extended quasi-likelihood are found to have a substantial bias in some circumstances...
  62. ncbi Isolation of a set of ripening-related genes from strawberry: their identification and possible relationship to fruit quality traits
    K Manning
    Horticulture Research International, Wellesbourne, Warwick, UK
    Planta 205:622-31. 1998
    ..These findings are discussed in relation to the role of these genes in determining fruit quality characteristics...