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By LIMING XIONG, MANABU ISHITANI (auth.), ASHWANI K. RAI, TERUHIRO TAKABE (eds.)

ISBN-10: 1402043880

ISBN-13: 9781402043888

ISBN-10: 1402043899

ISBN-13: 9781402043895

Stresses in vegetation brought on by salt, drought, temperature, oxygen, and poisonous compounds are the relevant explanation for relief in crop yield. for instance, excessive salinity in soils debts for big decline within the yield of a large choice of plants global over; ~1000 million ha of land is suffering from soil salinity. elevated sun results in the iteration of reactive oxygen species, which harm the plant cells. the specter of worldwide atmosphere switch makes it more and more difficult to generate crop vegetation which could face up to such harsh stipulations. a lot development has been made within the identity and characterization of the mechanisms that permit crops to tolerate abiotic stresses. the certainty of metabolic fluxes and the most constraints accountable for the construction of appropriate solutes and the identity of many transporters, jointly open the opportunity of genetic engineering in crop vegetation with the concomitant superior tension tolerance. Abiotic tension Tolerance in crops is a brand new publication with concentrate on how crops adapt to abiotic rigidity and the way genetic engineering might increase the worldwide setting and meals offer. specially, the appliance of biotechnology in Asia and Africa will be vital. Environmental rigidity impression is not just on present crop species, yet is additionally the paramount barrier to the advent of crop vegetation into components no longer presently getting used for agriculture. Stresses tend to improve the severity of difficulties to be confronted by way of crops within the close to future.

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In our research, generally, the number of up-regulated genes is larger in barley and down-regulated genes are larger in rice. One reason is this difference in response to salt stress might be due to the evolutional variation in cis- or trans-acting element of such genes. Also, barley and rice show different physiological responses under salt stress. Two obvious differences in physiological responses were observed during the early phase of salt stress. Leaf water potential was decreased in both plants under salt stress.

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