Plant Ecophysiology and Adaptation under Climate Change: Mechanisms and Perspectives I

General Consequences and Plant Responses

Editors: Hasanuzzaman, Mirza (Ed.)

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  • Introduces both the ecophysiology and adaptive mechanisms of plants under climate change 
  • Provides up-to-date insights into plant ecophysiology
  • Focuses on plant adaptation to a changing environment
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This book presents the state-of-the-art in plant ecophysiology. With a particular focus on adaptation to a changing environment, it discusses ecophysiology and adaptive mechanisms of plants under climate change. Over the centuries, the incidence of various abiotic stresses such as salinity, drought, extreme temperatures, atmospheric pollution, metal toxicity due to climate change have regularly affected plants and, and some estimates suggest that environmental stresses may reduce the crop yield by up to 70%. This in turn adversely affects the food security. As sessile organisms, plants are frequently exposed to various environmental adversities. As such, both plant physiology and plant ecophysiology begin with the study of responses to the environment. Provides essential insights, this book can be used for courses such as Plant Physiology, Environmental Science, Crop Production and Agricultural Botany.
Volume 1 provides up-to-date information on the impact of climate change on plants, the general consequences and plant responses to various environmental stresses.

About the authors

Mirza Hasanuzzaman is Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his PhD in Plant Stress Physiology and Antioxidant Metabolism from the United Graduate School of Agricultural Sciences, Ehime University, Japan, as a recipient of a scholarship from the Japanese Government (MONBUKAGAKUSHO). Later, he completed his postdoctoral research at the Center of Molecular Biosciences, University of the Ryukyus, Okinawa, Japan, as a recipient of the Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) postdoctoral fellowship. Subsequently, he received the Australian Government’s Endeavour Research Fellowship for postdoctoral research as an Adjunct Senior Researcher at the Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania, Australia. Mirza Hasanuzzaman has supervised 20 MS students. His current work is focused on the physiological and molecular mechanisms of environmental stress tolerance. Prof. Hasanuzzaman has published over 120 research publications in peer-reviewed journals. He has edited 12 books and written 45 book chapters on important aspects of plant physiology, plant stress responses, and environmental problems in relation to agricultural plants. According to Scopus®, Prof. Hasanuzzaman’s publications have received roughly 4800 citations with an h index of 37 (As of April 2020).  He is an editor and reviewer for more than 50 peer-reviewed international journals and was a recipient of the “Publons Peer Review Award 2017, 2018 and 2019.” He has been honored by different authorities for his outstanding performance in different fields like research and education and has received the World Academy of Sciences Young Scientist Award (2014). He has attended and presented 25 papers at international conferences in many different countries (the USA, the UK, Germany, Australia, Japan, Austria, Sweden, Russia, Indonesia, etc.). Prof. Hasanuzzaman is an active member of 40 professional societies and is currently the Acting Research and Publication Secretary of the Bangladesh JSPS Alumni Association. He is also a fellow of The Linnean Society of London.

Table of contents (29 chapters)

Table of contents (29 chapters)
  • Climate Change Influences the Interactive Effects of Simultaneous Impact of Abiotic and Biotic Stresses on Plants

    Pages 1-50

    Surówka, Ewa (et al.)

  • Loss of Agro-Biodiversity and Productivity Due to Climate Change in Continent Asia: A Review

    Pages 51-71

    Fatima, Arooj (et al.)

  • Stress Implications and Crop Productivity

    Pages 73-86

    Jalil, Syed Uzma (et al.)

  • Impact of Climate Change on Postharvest Physiology of Edible Plant Products

    Pages 87-115

    Ali, Sajid (et al.)

  • Plant Adaptation and Tolerance to Environmental Stresses: Mechanisms and Perspectives

    Pages 117-145

    Raza, Ali (et al.)

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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Plant Ecophysiology and Adaptation under Climate Change: Mechanisms and Perspectives I
Book Subtitle
General Consequences and Plant Responses
Editors
  • Mirza Hasanuzzaman
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
eBook ISBN
978-981-15-2156-0
DOI
10.1007/978-981-15-2156-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-15-2155-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXI, 859
Number of Illustrations
33 b/w illustrations, 54 illustrations in colour
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