Ecophysiology and Responses of Plants under Salt Stress

Editors: Ahmad, Parvaiz, Azooz, Mohamed Mahgoub, Prasad, M.N.V. (Eds.)

  • This book will shed light on the effect of salt stress on plants development, proteomics, genomics, genetic engineering, and plant adaptations, among other topics
  • Understanding the molecular basis will be helpful in developing selection strategies for improving salinity tolerance
  • The book will cover around 25 chapters with contributors from all over the world
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This book will shed light on the effect of salt stress on plants development, proteomics, genomics, genetic engineering, and plant adaptations, among other topics. Understanding the molecular basis will be helpful in developing selection strategies for improving salinity tolerance. The book will cover around 25 chapters with contributors from all over the world.

About the authors

Dr. Parvaiz Ahmad (Editor)

 

Dr. Parvaiz is Assistant professor in Botany at A.S. College, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has completed his post-graduation in Botany in 2000 from Jamia Hamdard New Delhi India. After his Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Delhi, India in 2007 he joined International Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi, India. His main research area is stress physiology and molecular biology. He has published more than 30 research papers in peer reviewed journals and 16 book chapters. He has also edited three volume 2 with Springer NY USA and 1 with Studium Press Pvt. India Ltd., New Delhi, India. He have received Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship by CSIR, New Delhi, India, during his Ph.D. Dr. Parvaiz has been awarded Young Scientist Award under Fast Track scheme in 2007, by Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi, India. Dr. parvaiz is actively engaged in studying the molecular and physio-biochemical responses of different agricultural and horticultural plants under environmental stress.

 

Prof. Mohamed M. Azooz (Co-editor)

Pro.Dr. M.M. Azooz is a Professor of Plant Physiology in department of Botany, Faculty of Science, South Valley University, Qena, Egypt. He received the B.Sc in 1984 and M. Sc. in 1990 from Assiut University, Egypt; and Ph.D in 1997 from South Valley University, Qena, Egypt in collaboration with Tübingen University, Germany.  He has published more than 70 research articles in peer reviewed journals and 5 book chapters in international books. He has supervised many M.Sc. students and Ph.D. scholars till date and many are in progress. He is a member of editorial board and reviewer of many international journals. Prof. Azooz has been included in Marquis Who’s in the World (Biography, 28th Edition, 2011), and in the “Top 100 Scientists” list, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge-UK, 2011. Major focus of his research has been on the physiological, biochemical and molecular responses of plants against various biotic and abiotic stresses and the mechanisms of tolerance.

 

Prof. MNV Prasad (Co-editor)

Prof. MNV Prasad is a Professor in Department of Plant Sciences at the University of Hyderabad, India. He received the B.Sc. (1973) and M.Sc. (1975) degrees from Andhra University, India, and the Ph.D. degree (1979) in botany from the University of Lucknow, India. Prasad had published 138 articles in peer reviewed journals and 84 book chapters and conference proceedings in the broad area of environmental botany and heavy metal stress in plants. He is the author, co-author, editor, or co-editor for twelve books (John Wiley and Sons Inc. New  York; CRC Press, Boca Raton; Springer-Verlag Heidelberg; Narosa Publishing House, New Delhi; Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht; Marcel Dekker, New York, Fizmatlit Publishers. Moscow, Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India). He is the receipeint of  Pitamber Pant National Environment Fellowship  of  2007 awarded by the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. He has served as visiting professor/guest researcher in many universities in different parts of the world viz., Australia, Belgium, Canada, Finland, Kazakhstan, Poland, Portugal and Sweden.

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  • Salt Stress: Causes, Types and Responses of Plants

    Rasool, Saiema (et al.)

    Pages 1-24

  • Plant Response to Salt Stress and Role of Exogenous Protectants to Mitigate Salt-Induced Damages

    Hasanuzzaman, Mirza (et al.)

    Pages 25-87

  • Effects of Salinity on Ion Transport, Water Relations and Oxidative Damage

    Djanaguiraman, Maduraimuthu (et al.)

    Pages 89-114

  • Halotolerance in Lichens: Symbiotic Coalition Against Salt Stress

    Delmail, David (et al.)

    Pages 115-148

  • Changes in Photosystem II in Response to Salt Stress

    Jajoo, Anjana

    Pages 149-168

Buy this book

eBook $189.00
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4747-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $249.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4614-4746-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $219.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-1-4899-9094-5
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Ecophysiology and Responses of Plants under Salt Stress
Editors
  • Parvaiz Ahmad
  • Mohamed Mahgoub Azooz
  • M.N.V. Prasad
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media, LLC
eBook ISBN
978-1-4614-4747-4
DOI
10.1007/978-1-4614-4747-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-1-4614-4746-7
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4899-9094-5
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVI, 512
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