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Many plant species develop freezing resistance when subject to low non-freezing temperatures, a physiological process known as cold acclimation. Cold acclimation is a dynamic process in which plants exposed to low but non-freezing temperatures acquire tolerance to sub-zero temperatures (Levitt, 1980).
Le Marchand-Brustel, "Effect of cold acclimation on the expression of glucose transporter Glut 4," Molecular and Cellular Endocrinology, vol.
Tarasov, "Identification of ICE2, a gene involved in cold acclimation which determines freezing tolerance in Arabidopsis thaliana," Gene, vol.
RNA-seq based transcriptomic analysis uncovers alpha-linolenic acid and jasmonic acid biosynthesis pathways respond to cold acclimation in Camellia japonica.
First, AFT provides an estimate of CH across all stages of cold acclimation (i.e., autumn acclimation, midwinter maximum hardiness and spring deacclimation).
maximiliani populations from three climatically diverse regions in central North America (Texas, Kansas and Manitoba) differ in their tolerance to freezing temperatures and whether effects of cold acclimation treatment differentially impacts freezing tolerance among these groups.
Steponkus, "Role of the plasma membrane in freezing-injury and cold acclimation," Annual Review of Plant Physiology, vol.
Cold acclimation and overwintering of female Aedes albopictus in Roma.
As a first step, a genetic map construction was initiated and quantitative trait locus (QTL) analysis of frost hardiness and cold acclimation performed.
Winterhardiness is a complex trait (Guy, 1990) and requires the development of cold acclimation by exposing plants to low nonfreezing temperatures, typically 0 to 10[degrees]C, and shortened photoperiod (Thomashow, 1999).