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Crop Improvement Under Adverse Conditions

Tuteja, Narendra, Gill, Sarvajeet Singh (Eds.)

2013, XXII, 394 p.

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  • Covers a topic of current interest and fast-moving research
  • Features some of the most internationally well-known and respected scientists in the field of crop omics
  • Written for a wide audience, including graduate students, scientists, and researchers in plant sciences

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 & 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.

Content Level » Professional/practitioner

Keywords » Abiotic Stress - Genomics - Omics

Related subjects » Biochemistry & Biophysics - Plant Sciences

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