This book examines the anatomy and morphology of onion inflorescence. It is concerned with both the development of the individual seed and with the interactions between some external factors and the various phases of the onion seed development.
Table of Contents
1. Taxonomy, Evolution and History � Peter Hanelt 2. Morphology and Anatomy of Allium � Darleen A. DeMason 3. Physiology of Crop Growth and Bulbing � J. L. Brewster 4. Bulb Dormancy and Storage Physiology � Shoji Komochi 5. Physiology of Flowering � Haim D. Rabinowitch 6. Pollination Biology � Lesley Currah 7. Seed Development - Haim D. Rabinowitch 8. Seed Production in Onions and Some Other Allium Species � Ross Peters 9. Conservation of Genetic Resources � David Astley 10. Cytogenetics � R. N. Jones 11. Onion Breeding � B. D. Dowker 12. Allium Tissue Culture � F. J. Novak Addendum. Onion Chromosome Nomenclature and Homoeology Relationships, Workshop Report � J. N. de Vries