Plant Responses to drought and Salinity stress: book cover

Plant Responses to drought and Salinity stress:

Developments in a Post-Genomic Era

Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 57th volume, the series features a wide range of reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This thematic volume describes developments in understanding of plant responses to drought and salinity in post-genomic and are evaluated by world wide- known experts.

Audience
Postgraduates and researchers in plant sciences, including botany, plant biochemistry, plant physiology, plant pathology, virology, entomology, and molecular biology

Hardbound, 592 Pages

Published: May 2011

Imprint: Academic Press

ISBN: 978-0-12-387692-8

Contents

    1. Plant Adaptations to Salt and Water Stress: Differences and Commonalities
      R. Munns

    2. Recent Advances in Understanding the Regulation of Whole Plant Growth Inhibition by Salinity, Drought and Colloid Stress
      P.M. Neumann

    3. Recent Advances in Photosynthesis Under Drought and Salinity
      M.M.chaves, J.M. Costa and N.J.M. Saibo

    4. Plants in Extreme Environments: Importance of Protective Compounds in Stress Tolerance
      L. Szabados, H. Kovács, A. Zilberstein and A. Bouchereau

    5. Ion Transport in Halophytes
      S. Shabala and A. Mackay

    6. The Regulatory Networks of Plant Responses to Abscisic Acid
      T. Umezawa, T. Hirayama, T. Kuromori and K. Shinozaki

    7. Molecular mechanisms of abscisic acid action in plants and its potential applications to human health
      A. Joshi-saha, C. Valon and J. Leung

    8. Signaling Strategies during Drought and Salinity, Recent News
      T. Demiral, I. Türkan and A. Hediye sekmen

    9. An overview of the current understanding of desiccation tolerance in the vegetative tissues of higher plants
      M. V. Morse, M. S. Rafudeen and J. M. Farrant

    10. Root tropism: its mechanism and possible functions in drought avoidance
      Y. Miyazawa, T. Yamazaki, T. Moriwaki and H. Takahashi

    11. Roles of a Circadian Clock in Developmental Controls and Stress Responses in Arabidopsis: Exploring a Link For 3 Components of Clock Function in Arabidopsis
      R. Nefissi, Y. Natsui, A. Ghorbel and T. Mizoguchi

    12. Engineering Salinity and Water Stress Tolerance in Crop Plants: Getting Closer to the Field
      Z. Peleg, M. P. Apse and E. Blumwald

    13. Drought Stress: Molecular Genetics and Genomics Approaches
      M. Kantar, S. J. Lucas and H. Budak

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