Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance

Volume 2 - A Sustainable Approach

Edited by

  • Parvaiz Ahmad, University of Kashmir, India
  • Saiema Rasool, Jamia Hamdard University, New Delhi, India

Emerging Technologies and Management of Crop Stress Tolerance: Volume II - A Sustainable Approach helps readers take technological measures to alleviate plant stress and improve crop production in various environmental conditions.

This resource provides a comprehensive review of how technology can be implemented to improve plant stress tolerance to increase productivity and meet the agricultural needs of the growing human population. The book considers issues of deforestation, disease prevention, climate change and drought, water and land management, and more. It will help any scientist better understand environmental stresses to improve resource management within a world of limited resources.

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Audience

Scientists and researchers in food science, agriculture, biotechnology, and plant science

 

Book information

  • Published: April 2014
  • Imprint: ACADEMIC PRESS
  • ISBN: 978-0-12-800875-1


Table of Contents

1. Physiological mechanisms and adaptation strategies
2. Deforestation
3. Trace elements in alleviating environmental stress
4. Plant response to metal stress and role of plant growth hormones
5. Endophytic microbes in mitigation of abiotic stress tolerance
6. Silicon and Selenium
7. Prevention crop plant diseases under a changing environment
8. Climate changes and potential impacts of fruit and vegetable crops
9. Genotypic variation for drought tolerance
10. Biotic stress and crop improvement
11. Soil pollutants; effect and detoxification
12. Soluble humic substances in metabolism and productivity
13. Water and land management for crop improvement