Table 1.

Some Physiological Stimuli That Elevate [Ca2+]c in Plant Cells

StimulusExample of ResponseReference
Red lightPhotomorphogenesisShacklock et al. (1992)
Abscissic acidStomatal closureMcAinsh et al. (1990)
Gibberellinα-Amylase secretionBush and Jones (1988)
Salinity/droughtProline synthesisKnight et al. (1997)
Hypoosmotic stressOsmoadaptationTaylor et al. (1996)
TouchGrowth retardationKnight et al. (1991)
Fungal elicitorsPhytoalexin synthesisKnight et al. (1991)
ColdKIN1 gene expressionKnight et al. (1996)
Heat shockThermotoleranceGong et al. (1998)
Oxidative stressFree radical scavenger inductionPrice et al. (1994)
NOD factorsRoot hair curlingEhrhardt et al. (1996)