Plant Stress Mitigators

Plant Stress Mitigators

Types, Techniques and Functions

1st Edition - December 6, 2022

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  • Editors: Mansour Ghorbanpour, Muhammad Adnan Shahid
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323885935
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898713

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Plant Stress Mitigators: Types, Techniques and Functions presents a detailed contextual discussion of various stressors on plant health and yield, with accompanying insights into options for limiting impacts using chemical elicitors, bio-stimulants, breeding techniques and agronomical techniques such as seed priming, cold plasma treatment, and nanotechnology, amongst others. The book explores the various action mechanisms for enhancing plant growth and stress tolerance capacity, including nutrient solubilizing and mobilizing, biocontrol activity against plant pathogens, phytohormone production, soil conditioners, and many more unrevealed mechanisms. This book combines research, methods, opinion, perspectives and reviews, dissecting the stress alleviation action of different plant stress mitigators on crops grown under optimal and sub-optimal growing conditions (abiotic and biotic stresses).

Key Features

  • Explores the various action mechanisms of mitigators
  • Highlights the relationship between mitigator and nutrient efficiency, product quality and microbial population
  • Includes both biotic and abiotic stressors and their mitigation options


Researchers, educators and advanced level students in agriculture and plant science

Table of Contents

  • 1. Approaches in stress mitigation of plants
    2. Biocontrol: a novel eco-friendly mitigation strategy for managing plant diseases
    3. Salicylic Acid Induced Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants
    4. Salicylic Acid Mediated Postharvest Chilling and Disease Stress Tolerance in Horticultural Crops
    5. Germination and seedling establishment of useful tropical trees for ecological restoration: Implications for conservation against environmental stresses
    6. Soil health and plant stress mitigation
    7. Salicylic acid and ascorbic acid as mitigators of chilling stress in plants
    8. Role of glycine betaine in the protection of plants against environmental stresses
    9. Effects of plant growth regulators on physiological and phytochemical parameters in medicinal plants under stress conditions
    10. Proline and soluble carbohydrates biosynthesis and their roles in plants under abiotic stresses
    11. Switching role of hydrogen sulfide in amelioration of metal stress in plant
    12. PGPR reduces the adverse effects of abiotic stresses by modulating morphological and biochemical properties in plants
    13. Role of polyamine in plants under abiotic stresses: Regulation of biochemical interactions
    14. Prime-omics approaches to mitigate stress response in plant
    15. Perspectives of using plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria under salinity stress for sustainable crop production
    16. Biosaline agriculture coupled with efficient management strategies for sustainable agriculture on salt affected Vertisols
    17. Chemical elicitors- a mitigation strategy for maximize crop yields under abiotic stress
    18. Role of sulphydryl bioregulator thiourea in mitigating drought stress in crops
    19. Rhizobacterial-Mediated Tolerance to Plants upon Abiotic Stresses
    20. Changes in plant secondary metabolite profiles in response to environmental stresses
    21. Soil microbial inocula: Eco-solution for mitigating salinity stress
    22. How does silicon help alleviate biotic and abiotic stresses in plants? Mechanisms and future prospects
    23. Editing genomes to modify plant response to abiotic stress
    24. Organic compounds as anti-stress stimulants in plants: responses and mechanisms
    25. The influence of climate change on interactions between environmental stresses and plants
    26. Biological control of Fusarium wilt in legumes
    27. Oxidative Stress in Plants and the biochemical response mechanisms
    28. Nanoparticles treatment ameliorate the side effects of stresses in plants
    29. Soil moisture-mediated changes in microorganism’s biomass and bioavailability of nutrients in paddy soil
    30. Trichomes plasticity of plants in response to environmental stresses
    31. An overview of bacterial bio-fertilizers function on soil fertility under abiotic stresses

Product details

  • No. of pages: 540
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: December 6, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780323885935
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323898713

About the Editors

Mansour Ghorbanpour

Mansour Ghorbanpour is a faculty member at the Department of Medicinal Plants, and the Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology at Arak University (Arak, Iran). Dr. Ghorbanpour has also been a visiting scholar in the Nutrient Uptake and Toxicity Stress (NUTS) group at the University of Western Australia, Perth, Australia. The research interests of Dr. Ghorbanpour include Phytonanotechnology, Nanotoxicology, Medicinal and Aromatic Plants, Bioavailability of Emerging Contaminants, Environmental Stresses and Metabolism of Plants, Natural Products and Bioactive Compounds. Up to now, Dr. Ghorbanpour has published over 100 peer-reviewed journal articles and 7 books. He maintains a worldwide network and is an editor for several international journals including Industrial Crops and Products (Elsevier) 3 Biotech (Springer) Phyton-International Journal of Experimental Botany (Tech Science Press). He is also an active reviewer for multiple scientific journals.

Affiliations and Expertise

Associate Professor, Department of Medicinal Plants, Faculty of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Arak University, Arak, Iran

Muhammad Adnan Shahid

Dr. Muhammad Adnan Shahid is a faculty member at the Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida/IFAS, North Florida Research and Education Center. Dr. Shahid has also worked at Cornell University and University of Florida, as post-doc and research scientist, respectively. His areas of expertise include plant physiology and biochemistry, nutrient and water management, plant growth regulators, abiotic stresses, and hydroponic/aeroponic systems. Dr. Shahid has published research articles in peer reviewed journals and seven book chapters. He is also serving a reviewer of various scientific journals and serves as co-chair for Northeast Greenhouse of Conference, USA. It is the association of scientist and growers in New England region in USA.

Affiliations and Expertise

Horticultural Sciences Department, University of Florida/IFAS, North Florida Research and Education Center, Florida, USA

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  • Muhammad R. Mon May 09 2022

    New directions to fight climate change

    I met Dr. Adnan first time in an International Horticulture Conference in University of Punjab Lahore Pakistan and listened to him carefully. A light sparked in my brain, you know why? I was thinking on the lines to how to fight climat change impacts on food security and his work was exactly matching to my thoughts. We both were in other conference "Smart Plantation and climate chsnge". Now he wrote book and that will contribute in this field. Excellent effort👍