Handout
 
Lecture Powerpoint
 

 
Arabidopsis plastochrons
 
Mundermann, L., et al. (2005). Quantitative Modeling of Arabidopsis Development. Plant Physiol. 139: 960-968.
 
Groot, E.P. et al. (2000). Short-day-grown Arabidopsis thaliana satisfies the assumptions of the plastochron index as a time variable in development. Int. J. Plant Sci. 161:749-756.
 

 
Reviews
 
Micol, JL (2009) Leaf development: time to turn over a new leaf? Curr Opin Plant Biol 12:9-16 (An inspired review. Makes an impassioned and compelling pitch for "phenomics" = applying high throughput technologies to the challenge of usefully differentiating and documenting the complete range of phenotypic variation that exists within a species for a particular trait, in this case leaf morphology.)
 
Fleming, A. J. (2002). The mechanism of leaf morphogenesis. Planta 216: 17-22.
 
Kerstetter, R. A., et al. (1998). The specification of leaf identity during shoot development. Annu Rev Cell Dev Biol 14: 373-98.
 
Poethig, R. S. (1997). Leaf morphogenesis in flowering plants. Plant Cell 9: 1077-87.

Leaf Ontogeny