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Grapevine in a Changing Environment: A Molecular and Ecophysiological Perspective

Grapevine in a Changing Environment: A Molecular and Ecophysiological Perspective

Hernâni Gerós, Maria Manuela Chaves, Hipolito Medrano Gil, Serge Delrot

ISBN: 978-1-118-73604-3

Oct 2015, Wiley-Blackwell

400 pages

$159.99

Description

Grapes (Vitis spp.) are economically the most important fruit species in the world. Over the last decades many scientific advances have led to understand more deeply key physiological, biochemical, and molecular aspects of grape berry maturation. However, our knowledge on how grapevines respond to environmental stimuli and deal with biotic and abiotic stresses is still fragmented. Thus, this area of research is wide open for new scientific and technological advancements. Particularly, in the context of climate change, viticulture will have to adapt to higher temperatures, light intensity and atmospheric CO2 concentration, while water availability is expected to decrease in many viticultural regions, which poses new challenges to scientists and producers.

With Grapevine in a Changing Environment, readers will benefit from a comprehensive and updated coverage on the intricate grapevine defense mechanisms against biotic and abiotic stress and on the new generation techniques that may be ultimately used to implement appropriate strategies aimed at the production and selection of more adapted genotypes. The book also provides valuable references in this research area and original data from several laboratories worldwide.

Written by 63 international experts on grapevine ecophysiology, biochemistry and molecular biology, the book is a reference for a wide audience with different backgrounds, from plant physiologists, biochemists and graduate and post-graduate students, to viticulturists and enologists.

List of Contributors

Chapter 1 Grapevines in a Changing Environment: A Global Perspective
Gregory V. Jones

Chapter 2 The ups and downs of environmental impact on grapevines: future challenges in temperate viticulture
H. R. Schultz and M. Hofmann

Chapter 3 Drought and water management in Mediterranean vineyards
O. Zarrouk, J. M. Costa, R. Francisco, C. Lopes and M. M. Chaves

Chapter 4 Rootstocks as a component of adaptation to environment
N. Ollat, A. Peccoux, D. Papura, D. Esmenjaud, E. Marguerit, J.-P. Tandonnet, L. Bordenave, S. J. Cookson, F. Barrieu, L. Rossdeutsch, J.L. Lecourt, V. Lauvergeat, P. Vivin, P.-F. Bert and S. Delrot

Chapter 5 Carbon balance in grapevine under a changing climate
H. Medrano, J. Perez Peña, J. Prieto, M. Tomás, N. Frank, J. M. Escalona

Chapter 6 Embolism formation and removal in grapevines: a phenomenon affecting hydraulics and transpiration upon water stress
Sara Tramontini and Claudio Lovisolo

Chapter 7 Grapevine under Light and Heat Stresses
Alberto Palliotti and Stefano Poni

Chapter 8 Remote sensing and other imaging technologies to monitor grapevine performance
Hamlyn G. Jones and Olga M. Grant

Chapter 9 Boron stress in grapevine. Current developments and future prospects
Carlos Meyer-Regueiro, Rudolf Schlechter, Carmen Espinoza, Alejandro Bisquertt, Felipe Aquea and Patricio Arce-Johnson

Chapter 10 Berry response to water, light and heat stresses
Jérémy Pillet, Mariam Berdeja, Le Guan and Serge Delrot

Chapter 11 Grapevine responses to low temperatures
Mélodie Sawicki, Cédric Jacquard, Christophe Clément, Essaïd Aït Barka and Nathalie Vaillant-Gaveau

Chapter 12 Metabolic rearrangements in grapevine response to salt stress
Artur Conde, R. Breia, J. Moutinho-Pereira, Jérôme Grimplet and Hernâni Gerós

Chapter 13 Copper stress in grapevine
Viviana Martins, António Teixeira, Mohsen Hanana, Eduardo Blumwald and Hernâni Gerós

Chapter 14 Grapevine abiotic and biotic stress genomics and identification of stress markers
Jérôme Grimplet

Chapter 15 Exploiting Vitis genetic diversity to manage with stress
Pablo Carbonell Bejerano, Luisa Cristina de Carvalho, José Eduardo Eiras Dias,  José M. Martínez-Zapater and Sara Amâncio