New PDF release: Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants: Metabolism, Productivity

By Parvaiz Ahmad,M.N.V. Prasad

ISBN-10: 1461406331

ISBN-13: 9781461406334

ISBN-10: 1493941925

ISBN-13: 9781493941926

Abiotic rigidity reason adjustments in soil-plant-atmosphere continuum and is chargeable for lowered yield in different significant crops.  accordingly, the topic of abiotic tension reaction in vegetation - metabolism, productiveness and sustainability - is gaining massive importance within the modern international. Abiotic rigidity is an essential component of “climate change,” a posh phenomenon with a variety of unpredictable affects at the setting. lengthy publicity to these abiotic stresses leads to altered metabolism and harm to biomolecules. vegetation evolve safeguard mechanisms to tolerate these stresses via upregulation of osmolytes, osmoprotectants, and enzymatic and non-enzymatic antioxidants, and so forth. This quantity offers with abiotic stress-induced morphological and anatomical adjustments, abberations in metabolism, innovations and methods to extend salt tolerance, dealing with the drought rigidity, sustainable fruit construction and postharvest rigidity treatments,  function of glutathione reductase, flavonoids as antioxidants in crops, the position of salicylic acid and trehalose in vegetation, stress-induced flowering.  The position of soil natural topic in mineral foodstuff and fatty acid profile according to heavy steel rigidity also are handled. Proteomic markers for oxidative tension as a brand new instruments for reactive oxygen species and photosynthesis study, abscisic acid signaling in crops are coated with selected examples. rigidity responsive genes and gene items together with expressed proteins which are implicated in conferring tolerance to the plant are provided. therefore, this quantity may presents the reader with a large spectrum of data together with key references and with plenty of illustrations and tables.


Dr. Parvaiz is Assistant Professor in Botany at A.S. collage, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He has accomplished his post-graduation in Botany in 2000 from Jamia Hamdard New Delhi India. After his Ph.D from the Indian Institute of expertise (IIT) Delhi, India in 2007 he joined the foreign Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi. He has released greater than 20 examine papers in peer reviewed journals and four booklet chapters. He has additionally edited a quantity that's in press with Studium Press Pvt. India Ltd., New Delhi, India. Dr. Parvaiz is actively engaged in learning the molecular and physio-biochemical responses of other crops (mulberry, pea, Indian mustard) lower than environmental stress.


Prof. M.N.V. Prasad is a Professor within the division of Plant Sciences on the college of Hyderabad, India. He bought B.Sc. (1973) and M.Sc. (1975) levels from Andhra collage, India, and the Ph.D. measure (1979) in botany from the college of Lucknow, India. Prasad has released 216 articles in peer reviewed journals and eighty two e-book chapters and convention lawsuits within the wide region of  environmental botany and heavy steel tension in vegetation. he's the writer, co-author, editor, or co-editor for 8 books. he's the recipient of  Pitamber Pant nationwide surroundings Fellowship  of  2007 provided through the Ministry of setting and Forests, executive of India.

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