Read While You Wait - Get immediate ebook access, if available*, when you order a print book

cover

Sustainable Agriculture in the Era of Climate Change

Editors: Roychowdhury, R., Choudhury, S., Hasanuzzaman, M., Srivastava, S. (Eds.)

  • Chapters address present day hot topics on stress management of crops in changing climate by international reputed scientists/researchers
  • Incorporates fast-moving agricultural research themes based on crop improvement through the stress management
  • Written for a wide range of readers with easy-to-understand tables and diagrams
see more benefits

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: September 22, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-45669-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: August 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-45668-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
About this book

Under ongoing climate changes, natural and cultivated habitats of major crops are being continuously disturbed. Such conditions impose and exacerbate abiotic and biotic stressors. Drought, salinity, flood, cold, heat, heavy metals, metalloids, oxidants, irradiation, etc. are important abiotic stressors, while diseases and infections caused by plant pathogens, such as fungal agents, bacteria and viruses, are major biotic stresses. In many instances, stresses have become the major limiting factor for agricultural productivity and exert detrimental role on growth and yield of the crops. To help feed an ever increasing world population and to ensure global food security, concerted efforts from scientists and researchers have identified strategies to manage and mitigate the impacts of climate-induced stresses. This book, summarizing their findings, is aimed at crop improvement beyond such kind of barriers, by agronomic practices (genetics, breeding, phenotyping, etc.) and biotechnological applications, including molecular markers, QTL mapping, genetic engineering, transgenesis, tissue culture, various 'omics' technologies and gene editing. It will cover a wide range of topics under environmental challenges, agronomy and agriculture processes, and biotechnological approaches. Additionally, fundamental mechanisms and applied information on stress responses and tolerance will be discussed. This book highlights problems and offers proper solutions for crop stress management with recent information and up-to-date citations. We believe this book is suitable for scientists, researchers and students working in the fields of agriculture, plant science, environmental biology and biotechnology. 

About the authors

Dr. Rajib Roychowdhury is presently working as Postdoctoral Visiting Scientist in the Institute of Plant Sciences of Agricultural Research Organization (ARO) - The Volcani Center, Israel Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Israel. His current research is focusing on Winter Cereal Genetics and Breeding, especially to improve wheat. He received his Ph.D. in Plant Biotechnology from Visva-Bharati Central University (India) with the research on previously unreported rice landraces for their agro-morphology, grain quality and abiotic stress tolerance. Later, he also did short-term postdoctoral research under CSIR project (Government of India) on ‘Metalloid stress tolerance in rice’ from Assam Central University, Silchar, India. During Masters and post-masters’ tenure, he worked a lot on mutation breeding in Carnation, which was a pioneer work on this floricultural crop in South-East Asia. He was elected as a Fellow Member of the Linnaean Society of London, UK. His biography was published in the Pearl Edition of Marquis Who’s Who of the World, USA. In 2019, he got the travel award by International Wheat Initiative (Germany) for presenting his research in 1st International Wheat Congress, Saskatoon, Canada. He has a plenty number of impacted research papers, review articles, invited chapters and books in both international and nationally reputed journals and publishers. Till date, his publications got a total of 1200 citations as per GoogleScholar with the h-Index 15. 

Dr. Shuvasish Choudhury is an Assistant Professor at Assam University, Silchar, India since 2009. He obtained his M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Life Sciences from Assam University, Silchar and Post Doctorate from Oklahoma State University, USA. He has published more than 40 research and review articles including book chapters in journals and volumes of national and international repute. He has been awarded Young Botanist Award by Indian Botanical Society in 2010 and thereafter with FAST TRACK Young Scientist Award and Overseas Associateship by SERB and Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Government of India. Dr. Choudhury has undertaken several research projects in the multi-disciplinary areas of plant sciences, funded by agencies of Government of Indian such as University Grants Commission (UGC), Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) and Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). His research interest involves understanding the molecular physiological and metabolomic basis of abiotic stress perception and tolerance in crops especially metalloid and drought stress. Besides this, his research also involves identification of bioactive markers compounds in medicinal plants used by local and indigenous people of North East India.

Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman is Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Dhaka, Bangladesh. He received his Ph.D. 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 M.S. 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 4400 citations with an h-index of 33. 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 Science Young Scientist Award (2014). He has attended and presented 25 papers at international conferences in many different countries (USA, 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.

Dr. Sangeeta Srivastava is presently working as Principal Scientist at ICAR-Indian Institute of Sugarcane Research (IISR), Lucknow, India. She earned her M.Sc. (Botany) with 1st position from Lucknow University in 1985, and Ph.D. from CSIR-CIMAP, Lucknow in 1989 as CSIR-NET JRF/SRF and secured the first rank in ARS examination for Agricultural Scientist in India. Since Ph.D. and post-doctoral work in Germany and USA, Dr. Srivastava has noteworthy contributions to realize genetic enhancement and diversity of sugarcane and sugar beet through classical and molecular breeding interventions. Through her dedicated efforts, a first-time Indian resource of 26,451 sugarcane ESTs and molecular diagnostic assays to detect incipient infection of pathogens of sugarcane diseases have been developed. She has >175 publications from international and national reputed publishers/journals including book compilation, chapters, popular articles, etc. Dr. Sangeeta is a recipient of many prestigious national awards including ICAR-Young Scientist award, DBT-CREST Award, ISCA Platinum Jubilee award,  Prof YS Murty Gold Medal, Woman Botanist Gold Medal,  SAB Award of excellence, Best Woman Scientist award, and fellowships of NABS, UPAAS, IBS, ISGPB, SAB and SSRP. She has guided Ph.D. and M.Sc. theses, and dissertations of many UG/PG students. She is the Chief Editor of Indian Journal of Sugarcane Technology and has served as editor of Journal of Environmental Biology, SugarTech (Springer), Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology and Indian Journal of Fundamental & Applied Life Sciences, and reviewer of several national/international journals.

Buy this book

eBook $139.00
price for USA in USD (gross)
  • The eBook version of this title will be available soon
  • Due: September 22, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-45669-6
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format:
  • ebooks can be used on all reading devices
Hardcover $179.99
price for USA in USD
  • Customers within the U.S. and Canada please contact Customer Service at +1-800-777-4643, Latin America please contact us at +1-212-460-1500 (24 hours a day, 7 days a week). Pre-ordered printed titles are excluded from promotions.
  • Due: August 25, 2020
  • ISBN 978-3-030-45668-9
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Immediate ebook access, if available*, with your print order
Loading...

Recommended for you

Loading...

Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Sustainable Agriculture in the Era of Climate Change
Editors
  • Rajib Roychowdhury
  • Shuvasish Choudhury
  • Mirza Hasanuzzaman
  • Sangeeta Srivastava
Copyright
2020
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-45669-6
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-45669-6
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-45668-9
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 690
Number of Illustrations
5 b/w illustrations, 79 illustrations in colour
Topics

*immediately available upon purchase as print book shipments may be delayed due to the COVID-19 crisis. ebook access is temporary and does not include ownership of the ebook. Only valid for books with an ebook version. Springer Reference Works are not included.