Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions

Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions

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Plant development and productivity are negatively regulated by various environmental stresses. Abiotic stress factors such as heat, cold, drought, and salinity represent key elements limiting agricultural productivity worldwide. Thus, developing crop plants with the ability to tolerate abiotic stresses is a critical need which demands modern novel strategies for the thorough understanding of plant response to abiotic stresses. Crop Improvement under Adverse Conditions will serve as a cutting-edge resource for researchers and students alike who are studying plant abiotic stress tolerance and crop improvement. The book presents the latest trends and developments in the field, including the impact of extreme events on salt tolerant forest species of Andaman a Nicobar Islands, the overlapping horizons of salicylic acid in different stresses, and fast and reliable approaches to crop improvement through In Vitro haploid production. Written by renowned experts and featuring useful illustrations and photographs, Crop Improvement under Adverse Conditions is a concise and practical update on plant abiotic stress tolerance and crop improvement.... allows prereplicative DNA repair, thus preventing the possible deleterious effects derived from a damaged template ... a temporal shift in transcript accumulation was observed, since the MtTdp1Ip and I² mRNAs peaked at 12 and 8 hours, anbsp;...

Title:Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions
Author:Narendra Tuteja, Sarvajeet Singh Gill
Publisher:Springer Science & Business Media - 2012-12-09


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