Plants in a cold climate.

@article{Smallwood2002PlantsIA,
  title={Plants in a cold climate.},
  author={Maggie Smallwood and Dianna J. Bowles},
  journal={Philosophical transactions of the Royal Society of London. Series B, Biological sciences},
  year={2002},
  volume={357 1423},
  pages={831-47}
}
Plants are able to survive prolonged exposure to sub-zero temperatures; this ability is enhanced by pre-exposure to low, but above-zero temperatures. This process, known as cold acclimation, is briefly reviewed from the perception of cold, through transduction of the low-temperature signal to functional analysis of cold-induced gene products. The stresses that freezing of apoplastic water imposes on plant cells is considered and what is understood about the mechanisms that plants use to combat… CONTINUE READING

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