Journal article

Distribution of thermogenic activity in floral tissues of Nelumbo nucifera

Nicole M Grant, Rebecca A Miller, Jennifer R Watling, Sharon A Robinson

Functional Plant Biology | CSIRO PUBLISHING | Published : 2010


Awarded by Australian Research Council

Funding Acknowledgements

We thank the Adelaide Botanical Gardens for the use of their lotus pond. We also thank Professor Kikukatsu Ito and Dr Yoshi Onda for advice and useful suggestions, David Bruce for technical advice, and Andrew Netherwood and David Hollingworth for photography and image production assistance. Antibodies were kindly donated by Professor James Whelan (University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia), Professor Murray Badger (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia) and Professor Kikukatsu Ito (Iwate University, Morioka, Japan). This work was supported by the Australian Research Council (grant no. DP0451617) and NMG received an APA studentship. The thermal imaging camera was purchased using funding from the University of Wollongong Research Infrastructure Block Grant. We would also like to thank two anonymous reviewers for helpful comments.