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Title Abiotic stresses in crop plants / edited by Usha Chakraborty (Plant Biochemistry Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, India) and Bishwanath Chakraborty (Immuno-Phytopathology Laboratory, Department of Botany, University of North Bengal, India).

Published Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2015.
©2015

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Physical description 1 online resource (xiv, 263 pages) : illustrations, charts
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Heat-Shock Proteins and Molecular Chaperones : Role in Regulation of Cellular Proteostasis and Stress Management / M. Kapoor and S.S. Roy -- Heat Response, Senescence and Reproductive Development in Plants / Renu Khanna-Chopra and Vimal Kumar Semwal -- Ethylene, Nitric Oxide and Haemoglobins in Plant Tolerance to Flooding / Luis A.J. Mur, Kapuganti J. Gupta, Usha Chakraborty, Bishwanath Chakraborty and Kim H. Hebelstrup -- Monitoring the Activation of Jasmonate Biosynthesis Genes for Selection of Chickpea Hybrids Tolerant to Drought Stress / Palmiro Poltronieri, Marco Taurino, Stefania Bonsegna, Stefania De Domenico and Angelo Santino -- Genetic Engineering of Crop Plants to Sustain Drought Tolerance / J. Amudha and G. Balasubramani -- Physiology and Biochemistry of Salt Stress Tolerance in Plants/ André Dias de Azevedo Neto and Elizamar Ciríaco da Silva -- Sugarcane (Saccharum sp.) Salt Tolerance at Various Developmental Levels / Ch.B. Gandonou and N. Skali-Senhaji -- The Impact of Ozone Pollution on Plant Defence Metabolism : Detrimental Effects on Yield and Quality of Agricultural Crops / Fernanda Freitas Caregnato, Rafael Calixto Bortolin, Armando Molina Divan Junior and José Cláudio Fonseca Moreira -- Potentiality of Ethylene in Sulfur-mediated Counteracting Adverse Effects of Cadmium in Plants / Mohd Asgher, Mehar Fatma and Nafees A. Khan -- Heavy Metal and Metalloid Stress in Plants : the Genomics Perspective / Piyalee Panda, Lingaraj Sahoo and Sanjib Kumar Panda -- Influence of Arsenic and Phosphate on the Growth and Metabolism of Cultivated Plants / Asok K. Biswas -- Plant Responses to Abiotic Stresses in Sustainable Agriculture / Zlatko Stoyanov Zlatev -- Interactive Role of Polyamines and Reactive Oxygen Species in Stress Tolerance of Plants / Rup Kumar Kar -- Indirect and Direct Benefits of the Use of Trichoderma harzianum Strain T-22 in Agronomic Plants Subjected to Abiotic and Biotic Stresses / Antonella Vitti, Maria Nuzzaci, Antonio Scopa and Adriano Sofo -- Role of Microorganisms in Alleviation of Abiotic Stresses for Sustainable Agriculture / Usha Chakraborty, Bishwanath Chakraborty, Pannalal Dey and Arka Pratim Chakraborty.
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Other formats Also available in print format.
Summary This book provides an overall perspective on the current progress being made in the area of abiotic stresses and their management for sustainable agriculture. It contains 15 chapters divided into three sections: (i) temperature, water and salinity stress; (ii) heavy metals and ozone; and (iii) general abiotic stresses and their alleviation by microbes (such as beneficial soil microbes including Trichoderma harzianum). This book takes a holistic approach from basics to advanced technologies, with the main objective being to put together sufficient information on how to take forward sustainable agriculture in the face of mild to extreme environmental changes occurring in nature. The book offers insights into the various factors reducing crop productivity and highlights different mechanisms of resistance and approaches that could be used in sustainable agriculture. It is hoped that this book will be of use to agricultural scientists, the agro-industry, academicians and researchers working in the area of abiotic stress and its management.
Notes Title from PDF title page (viewed October 14, 2015).
Other author Chakraborty, Usha, editor.
Chakraborty, Bishwanath, editor.
C.A.B. International, issuing body.
Subject Crops -- Effect of stress on.
Crops -- Physiology.
Beneficial organisms.
Climate change.
Crop yield.
Drought resistance.
Environmental factors.
Heavy metals.
Metal tolerance.
Ozone.
Salinity.
Salt tolerance.
Soil fungi.
Stress.
Stress response.
Sustainability.
Temperature.
Water stress.
Yield losses.
ISBN 9781780643731 (hbk : alk. paper)