Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780128143322, 9780128143339

Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance

1st Edition

Editors: Mirza Hasanuzzaman Masayuki Fujita Kamrun Nahar Jiban Biswas
eBook ISBN: 9780128143339
Paperback ISBN: 9780128143322
Imprint: Woodhead Publishing
Published Date: 14th November 2018
Page Count: 986
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Description

Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance provides an important guide to recognizing, assessing and addressing the broad range of environmental factors that can inhibit rice yield.

As a staple food for nearly half of the world’s population, and in light of projected population growth, improving and increasing rice yield is imperative. This book presents current research on abiotic stresses including extreme temperature variance, drought, hypoxia, salinity, heavy metal, nutrient deficiency and toxicity stresses. Going further, it identifies a variety of approaches to alleviate the damaging effects and improving the stress tolerance of rice.

Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance provides an important reference for those ensuring optimal yields from this globally important food crop.

Key Features

  • Covers aspects of abiotic stress, from research, history, practical field problems faced by rice, and the possible remedies to the adverse effects of abiotic stresses
  • Provides practical insights into a wide range of management and crop improvement practices
  • Presents a valuable, single-volume sourcebook for rice scientists dealing with agronomy, physiology, molecular biology and biotechnology

Readership

Graduate (M.S. and PhD) Students, Researchers of different organizations, University faculty members in the field of Agriculture, Agronomy, Botany, Plant Physiology, Environmental Science, Food Science

Table of Contents

  1. Major Constraints for Global Rice Production
    2. Managing Abiotic Stresses With Rice Agriculture to Achieve Sustainable Food Security: Bangladesh Perspective
    3. Recent Progress in Rice Varietal Development for Abiotic Stress Tolerance
    4. Plant Growth and Morphological Changes in Rice Under Abiotic Stress
    5. Recent Advancements in Developing Salinity Tolerant Rice
    6. Deciphering Strategies for Salt Stress Tolerance in Rice in the Context of Climate Change
    7. A Comprehensive Review on Rice Responses and Tolerance to Salt Stress
    8. Effects of Salinity on Rice and Rice Weeds: Shortand Long-Term Adaptation Strategies and Weed Management
    9. Drought Stress Responses and its Management in Rice
    10. Rice Responses and Tolerance to High Temperature
    11. Scope and Progress of Rice Research Harnessing Cold Tolerance
    12. Current Scenarios, Progress and Prospects of Developing Technologies for Flood-Tolerant Rice in Bangladesh
    13. Responses of Rice to Individual and Combined Stresses of Flooding and Salinity
    14. Rice Responses and Tolerance to Metal/Metalloid Toxicity
    15. Metal Toxicity in Rice and Strategies for Improving Stress Tolerance
    16. Physiological and Molecular Responses for Metalloid Stress in Rice—A Comprehensive Overview
    17. Plausible Strategies to Reduce Arsenic Accumulation in Rice
    18. Recent Advances in Arsenic Accumulation in Rice
    19. Rice Responses and Tolerance to Elevated Ozone
    20. Tools and Techniques in the Assessment of Plant Tolerance to High Irradiance Stress With Illustration of Cereal Crops Like Rice
    21. Soil Nutrient Stress and Rice Production in Bangladesh
    22. Organic Carbon Sources and Nitrogen Management Improve Biomass of Hybrid Rice (Oryza sativa L.) Under Nitrogen Deficient Condition
    23. A Review on the Protocols and Comparative Studies of Oxidative Stress Tolerance in Rice
    24. Abiotic Stress-Induced Oxidative Stress in Rice
    25. Climate Change and Abiotic Stress-Induced Oxidative Burst in Rice
    26. Comparative Metabolomics Approach Towards Understanding Chemical Variation in Rice Under Abiotic Stress
    27. Abiotic Stress Signaling in Rice Crop
    28. Abiotic Stress and Rice Grain Quality
    29. Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance: Agronomic Approaches to Improve Rice Production Under Abiotic Stress
    30. Advances in Biotechnological Tools: Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice
    31. Use of Phytohormones in Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance to Rice
    32. Use of Phytohormones in Improving Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice
    33. Emerging Role of Osmolytes in Enhancing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice
    34. Rice Responses and Tolerance to Ultraviolet-B (UV-B) Radiation: Plant Growth Regulators Provide a Management Option
    35. Ameliorative Mechanisms of Polyamines Against Abiotic Stress in the Rice Plants
    36. Genomic Footprints Uncovering Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice
    37. Engineering of Abiotic Stress Tolerance by Modulating Antioxidant Defense Systems
    38. Omics Approaches in Developing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice (Oryza sativa L.)
    39. Proteomics Study in Rice Responses and Tolerance to Salt Stress
    40. Rice Responses and Tolerance to Salt Stress: Deciphering the Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms of Salinity Adaptation
    41. Progress and Challenges of Detecting Biomarkers for the Development of Pesticide Biosensor in Rice Plants
    42. Molecular Approaches for Dissecting and Improving Drought and Heat Tolerance in Rice
    43. Use of QTLs in Developing Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Rice
    44. Policy Directions Toward Increasing Rice Productivity—Lessons from Bangladesh

Details

No. of pages:
986
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Woodhead Publishing 2019
Published:
Imprint:
Woodhead Publishing
eBook ISBN:
9780128143339
Paperback ISBN:
9780128143322

About the Editor

Mirza Hasanuzzaman

Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman is Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Dhaka. He is a specialist in agronomy, plant stress responses, and crop physiology. His current work is focused on the physiological and molecular mechanisms of environmental stress tolerance (salinity, drought, flood, and heavy metals/metalloids). Dr. Hasanuzzaman has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has edited six books and written 30 book chapters on important aspects of plant physiology, plant stress tolerance, and crop production.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, Department of Agronomy, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Masayuki Fujita

Prof. Dr. Masayuki Fujita, Laboratory of Plant Stress Responses, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan – He is expert in Plant Stress Physiology, Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Published 50 book chapters and more than 80 research articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory of Plant Stress Responses, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan

Kamrun Nahar

Dr. Kamrun Nahar, Department of Agricultural Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh – She is well expert in the field of Plant Physiology, Ecology, Molecular Biology and Abiotic Stress Tolerance. Published 1o book chapters and more than 30 research articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

Department of Agricultural Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh

Jiban Biswas

Dr. Jiban Krishna Biswas, National Consultant (Healthier Rice Project), IRRI-Bangladesh and former Director General of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh – Renowned rice scientists and expert in Rice Biology, Physiology and Agronomy. Published more than 20 monographs, 50 research articles and hundreds of popular articles.

Affiliations and Expertise

National Consultant (Healthier Rice Project), International Rice Research Institute - Bangladesh Office

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