UNIVERSITY OF HELSINKI
DEPARTMENT OF PLANT PRODUCTION
Section of Crop Husbandry
PUBLICATION no. 56

 

Characterization of Freezing Tolerance in Solanum commersonii (Dun.) with Special Reference to the Relationship between Freezing and Oxidative Stress

Mervi M. Seppänen
Department of Plant Production
Section of Crop Husbandry
P.O. Box 27
FIN-00014 University of Helsinki
Finland

 

 

ACADEMIC DISSERTATION

To be presented, with the permission of the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry of the University of Helsinki, for public criticism in Viikki, Auditorium B2, on April 28th, at 12 o'clock noon.

 

 

 

ISBN 951-45-9173-9 (HTML)
Helsingin yliopiston verkkojulkaiut
Helsinki, 2000

 

 

 

Seppänen, M.M. Characterization of freezing tolerance in Solanum commersonii (Dun.) with special reference to the relationship between freezing and oxidative stress. 55 p. + appendices.

Keywords: cold acclimation, cold-inducible genes, freezing tolerance, gene expression, oxidative stress, paraquat, Solanum commersonii, Solanum tuberosum, somatic hybrid, superoxide dismutase

 

 

Reviewers:

Dr. Viola Niklander-Teeri
Department of Plant Biology
University of Helsinki, Finland

Dr. Jaakko Kangasjärvi
Institute of Biotechnology
University of Helsinki, Finland

Opponent:

Dr. Brian D. McKersie Ph.D.
BASF Plant Science
North Carolina, USA