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Table of Contents

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

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

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

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

  9. Ion Transport in Halophytes
  10. S. Shabala and A. Mackay

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

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

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

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

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

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

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


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