Lecture Powerpoint

Cell vs. Organism Theory
Kaplan, D. R., et al. (1991). The relationship of cell and organism in vascular plants: are cells the building blocks of plant form? BioScience 41: 693-703.(they omitted the figures from the PDF :-( )
Kaplan, D. R. (1992). The relationship of cells to organisms in plants: problem and implications of an organismal perspective. Int. J. Plant. Sci. 153: S28-S37.
A "Plant Development Wiki" that appears to be primarily focused on the role of cells (but not molecules and genes!) in plant development, hosted by Phil Lintilhac at U. of Vermont
"The Cell Theory", a fairly basic, rather historical view of the issues.

Smith, L. G., et al. (1996). The tangled-1 mutation alters cell division orientations throughout maize leaf development without altering leaf shape. Development 122: 481-9.
Smith, L. G., et al. (2001). TANGLED-1: a microtubule binding protein required for the spatial control of cytokinesis in maize. J Cell Biol 152: 231-6.
Smith, L. G. (2003). Cytoskeletal control of plant cell shape: getting the fine points. Curr Opin Plant Biol 6: 63-73.
Smith, L. G. (2006) Division Plane Determination in Plant Cells. In: Plant Physiology 4e (Taiz, L. & E. Zeiger)

Does cell division frequency govern leaf shape?
Wyrzykowska, J., et al. (2002). Manipulation of leaf shape by modulation of cell division. Development 129: 957-64.

Re-thinking the cell theory
Pickett-Heaps, J., et al. (1999). The cytoplast concept in dividing plant cells: cytoplasmic domains and the evolution of spatially organized cell. Am. J. Bot. 86: 153-172.
Baluska, F., et al. (2004). Eukaryotic cells and their cell bodies: Cell Theory revised. Ann Bot (Lond) 94: 9-32.
Baluska, F., et al. (2001). Motile plant cell body: a 'bug' within a 'cage'. Trends in Plant Science 6: 104-111.

Cell versus Organism