Abiotic Stresses in Crop Plants

Abiotic Stresses in Crop Plants

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This book is based to a great extent on the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of tolerance of commonly encountered abiotic stresses in nature. This book will deal with increasing temperature, water, salinity, and heavy metals and ozone, and how these abiotic stresses can be managed by microbes through their alleviation mechanisms. Water stress includes both drought and flooding. 1st section outlines the relevance of abiotic stresses in present day environmental conditions. The 2nd section deals with three major stresses - temperature, water and salinity and the metabolic changes and protective adjustments in plants for withstanding these stresses. The 3rd section deals with the role of heavy metals and ozone. The final section is devoted to general abiotic stresses and their alleviation by microbes. These offer a cost-effective and eco-friendly means of combating different stresses.Gandonou, Ch., Abrini, J., Idaomar, M. and Skali-Senhaji, N. (2005a) Response of sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) varieties to ... African Journal of Biotechnology 4(4 ), 350a€“354. Gandonou, Ch. ... SAS Institute (1992) SAS/STAT Usera#39;s guide, Vol.

Title:Abiotic Stresses in Crop Plants
Author:Usha Chakraborty, Bishwanath Chakraborty
Publisher:CABI - 2015-07-21


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