Transporters and Plant Osmotic Stress

Transporters and Plant Osmotic Stress
Author: Aryadeep Roychoudhury,Durgesh Kumar Tripathi,Rupesh Deshmukh
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2021-06-24
ISBN 10: 0128179597
ISBN 13: 9780128179598
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Transporters and Plant Osmotic Stress focuses on the potential negative impact of abiotic stresses on plant health and crop yield. The book focuses on the current state of knowledge of the biochemical and molecular regulation of several classes of membrane transporters during different osmotic stresses and their probable mechanisms of operation in plant stress tolerance. The comprehensive discussion presented in this book highlights steps appropriate for mitigating multiple forms of abiotic stresses utilizing transporter proteins. Edited by leading experts and authored by top researchers from around the world, Transporters and Plant Osmotic Stress will be valuable to researchers, academicians, and scientists to enhance their knowledge and inspire further research in the field of transporters with respect to abiotic stress responses. It is complimented by its companion book titled Metal and Nutrient Transporters in Abiotic Stress. Focuses exclusively on transporter proteins involved in multiple environmental stresses in plants Explains exploiting transporters in crop improvement programs through transgenic technology against different stresses like salt, dehydration and temperature impacts Serves as an important source of information in the field of osmotic stress

Metal and Nutrient Transporters in Abiotic Stress

Metal and Nutrient Transporters in Abiotic Stress
Author: Aryadeep Roychoudhury,Durgesh Kumar Tripathi,Rupesh Deshmukh
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 270
Release: 2021-04-23
ISBN 10: 0128179562
ISBN 13: 9780128179567
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Metal and Nutrient Transporters in Abiotic Stress focuses on the different forms of environmental stress related to heavy metal, metalloid and nutrient deficiency that have the potential to inflict major damages to crop plants, leading to a massive decrease in crop yield and productivity. The book presents the current state of knowledge of the biochemical and molecular regulation of several classes of membrane transporters related to the uptake of metals/metalloids and nutrient elements during different stresses and their probable mechanisms of operation in plant stress tolerance. Metal and Nutrient Transporters in Abiotic Stress provides a comprehensive discussion that will help in mitigating multiple forms of stresses utilizing transporter proteins. Edited by leading experts and written by a global team of knowledgeable contributors, this book will further stimulate research in the field of transporter proteins and will foster further interests for researchers, academicians and scientists worldwide. It is complimented by its companion book titled Transporters and Plant Osmotic Stress. Focuses exclusively on metal and nutrient transporters involved in multiple environmental stresses in plants Explains exploiting transporters in crop improvement programs through transgenic technology against different stresses such as heavy metal, metalloid and nutrient deficiency Serves as an important source of information in the field of abiotic stress

Salinity Tolerance in Plants Mechanisms and Regulation of Ion Transport

Salinity Tolerance in Plants  Mechanisms and Regulation of Ion Transport
Author: Vadim Volkov,Mary J. Beilby
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2018-01-12
ISBN 10: 2889453693
ISBN 13: 9782889453696
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Salinity Tolerance in Plants Mechanisms and Regulation of Ion Transport Book Review:

Life presumably arose in the primeval oceans with similar or even greater salinity than the present ocean, so the ancient cells were designed to withstand salinity. However, the immediate ancestors of land plants most likely lived in fresh, or slightly brackish, water. The fresh/brackish water origins might explain why many land plants, including some cereals, can withstand moderate salinity, but only 1 – 2 % of all the higher plant species were able to re-discover their saline origins again and survive at increased salinities close to that of seawater. From a practical side, salinity is among the major threats to agriculture, having been one of the reasons for the demise of the ancient Mesopotamian Sumer civilisation and in the present time causing huge annual economic losses of over 10 billion USD. The effects of salinity on plants include osmotic stress, disruption of membrane ion transport, direct toxicity of high cytoplasmic concentrations of sodium and chloride on cellular processes and induced oxidative stress. Ion transport is the crucial starting point that determines salinity tolerance in plants. Transport via membranes is mediated mostly by the ion channels and transporters, which ensure selective passage of specific ions. The molecular and structural diversity of these ion channels and transporters is amazing. Obtaining the detailed descriptions of distinct ion channels and transporters present in halophytes, marine algae and salt-tolerant fungi and then progressing to the cellular and the whole organism mechanisms, is one of the logical ways to understand high salinity tolerance. Transfer of the genes from halophytes to agricultural crops is a means to increase salt tolerance of the crops. The theoretical scientific approaches involve protein chemistry, structure-function relations of membrane proteins, synthetic biology, systems biology and physiology of stress and ion homeostasis. At the time of compiling this e-book many aspects of ion transport under salinity stress are not yet well understood. The e-book has attracted researchers in ion transport and salinity tolerance. We have combined our efforts to achieve a wider, more detailed understanding of salt tolerance in plants mediated by ion transport, to understand present and future ways to modify and manipulate ion transport and salinity tolerance and also to find natural limits for the modifications.

Membrane Transport in Plants

Membrane Transport in Plants
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 356
Release: 2018-10-31
ISBN 10: 0128096225
ISBN 13: 9780128096222
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Plant Transporters, Volume 87, the latest release in the Advances in Botanical Research series, brings together the experiences and critical information teachers, researchers and managers must consider from scientific and legal points-of-view as they relate to biotechnology. New chapters in this updated volume include sections on P-type ATPases, ABC transporters, Nitrate transport, Metal transporters, Hormone transporters, Plant aquaporins, Ion channel regulation in guard cells, Ion transport in pollen tube growth, Xylem loading under stress, and Transporters during arbuscular mycorrhizal symbiosis. Encompasses various aspects of the GMO debate (its historical background, current status, recent research outcomes, potential future developments) Written by highly competent authors from all continents Based on facts and written in a dispassionate and non-polemical tone

Calcium Transport Elements in Plants

Calcium Transport Elements in Plants
Author: Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 494
Release: 2021-01-25
ISBN 10: 0128217936
ISBN 13: 9780128217931
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Calcium Transport Elements in Plants discusses the role of calcium in plant development and stress signaling, the mechanism of Ca2+ homeostasis across plant membranes, and the evolution of Ca2+/cation antiporter (CaCA) superfamily proteins. Additional sections cover genome-wide analysis of Annexins and their roles in plants, the roles of calmodulin in abiotic stress responses, calcium transport in relation to plant nutrition/biofortification, and much more. Written by leading experts in the field, this title is an essential resource for students and researchers that need all of the information on calcium transport elements in one place. Calcium transport elements are involved in various structural, physiological and biochemical processes or signal transduction pathways in response to various abiotic and biotic stimuli. Development of high throughput sequencing technology has favored the identification and characterization of numerous gene families in plants in recent years, including the calcium transport elements. Provides a complete compilation of detailed information on Ca2+ efflux and influx transporters in plants Discusses the mode of action of calcium transport elements and their classification Explores the indispensable role of Ca2+ in numerous developmental and stress related pathways

Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants
Author: Ashwani K. Rai,Teruhiro Takabe
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 246
Release: 2006-01-19
ISBN 10: 9781402043888
ISBN 13: 1402043880
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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A state-of-the-art guide to recent developments in the understanding of plant response to abiotic stresses. Each chapter reflects how new techniques have helped physiologists, biochemists and molecular biologists to understand the basic problems of abiotic stress in plant species. The book supplies extensive bibliographies at the end of each chapter, as well as tables and figures that illustrate the research findings.

Investigation of Early Signaling Mechanisms in Plant Osmotic Stress Response

Investigation of Early Signaling Mechanisms in Plant Osmotic Stress Response
Author: Kelly Stecker
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 258
Release: 2016
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: OCLC:1028675199
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Investigation of Early Signaling Mechanisms in Plant Osmotic Stress Response Book Review:

How plants perceive and respond to water loss on a molecular level is a fundamental question in plant biology. Understanding the cellular signaling mechanism involved in sensing dehydration and initiating adaptive responses provides a tool for plant biologists to use in engineering crops with enhanced drought tolerance and water use efficiency as well as with developing new chemical approaches towards alleviating the negative effects of drought on crop yields. The increasing frequency and severity of drought, along with the depletion of fresh water resources, fortifies the need to understand the molecular networks that control drought response in plants. Currently the molecular mechanisms involved in the initial perception of dehydration are poorly understood. In this dissertation I present my work towards identifying previously unknown proteins involved in the initial dehydration response, using mass spectrometry based quantitative proteomic and reverse genetic approaches. Employing the model system Arabidopsis thaliana and hyperosmotic stress conditions to simulate water loss, I first identified proteins whose level of phosphorylation changes in response to short-term stress treatments, using quantitative untargeted mass spectrometry based phosphoproteomics technologies. From this work I identified proteins whose phosphorylation state changed within 5 minutes of stress treatment. To further characterize these proteins, I developed targeted proteomic assays to more routinely measure protein phosphorylated across many biotic and abiotic stress conditions. From this analysis I characterized a set of proteins that are uniquely regulated at the posttranslational level by rapid dehydration. These proteins are involved in cellular process such as mRNA degradation, microtubule restructuring, transcription factor activation, phospholipid signaling, and mitogen-activated protein kinase signaling and help elucidate the role that these processes play in the initial dehydration response. This work is presented in Chapter 2 of my dissertation. To validate the biological significance of proteins identified in my phosphoproteome analysis, I used reverse genetics to investigate Vac14, an uncharacterized protein in plants that displayed the largest change in phosphorylation under osmotic stress conditions. Vac14 is a highly conserved protein involved in the biosynthesis of the low abundant phospholipid phosphatidylinositol-3,5 bisphosphate, which regulates vacuole function and endomembrane vesicle transport in yeast and mammals. I demonstrate that Vac14 is an essential gene in plants and is responsible for regulating water homeostasis in cells. Vac14 overexpression mutants have increased drought tolerance and improved ability to germinate under water- limited conditions. This work is presented in Chapter 3 and supports the biological significance of proteins identified in my discovery phosphoproteomic work in Chapter 2. Finally, in Chapter 4 I describe my preliminary results in developing a new method for detecting proteins involved in cell signaling events through direct measurement of protein conformational changes. This method uses thermal denaturation profiling and untargeted quantitative mass spectrometry to identify proteins whose conformation has changed in response to in vitro or in vivo treatment conditions. Together, the data presented in this thesis demonstrate the utility of mass spectrometric based proteomic technologies for discovering previously unidentified proteins involved in cell signaling events and provides valuable insight into pathways activated during the initial few minutes of the osmotic stress response in plants.

Plant Performance Under Environmental Stress

Plant Performance Under Environmental Stress
Author: Azamal Husen
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 606
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 3030785211
ISBN 13: 9783030785215
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Three dimensional Solute Transport Modeling in Coupled Soil and Plant Root Systems

Three dimensional Solute Transport Modeling in Coupled Soil and Plant Root Systems
Author: Natalie Schröder
Publsiher: Forschungszentrum Jülich
Total Pages: 126
Release: 2014-03-21
ISBN 10: 3893369236
ISBN 13: 9783893369232
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress Fourth Edition

Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress  Fourth Edition
Author: Mohammad Pessarakli
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 950
Release: 2019-08-06
ISBN 10: 1351104586
ISBN 13: 9781351104586
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress Fourth Edition Book Review:

Since the publication of the third edition of the Handbook of Plant and Crop Stress, continuous discoveries in the fields of plant and crop environmental stresses and their effects on plants and crops have resulted in the compilation of a large volume of the latest discoveries. Following its predecessors, this fourth edition offers a unique and comprehensive collection of topics in the fields of plant and crop stress. This new edition contains more than 80% new material, and the remaining 20% has been updated and revised substantially. This volume presents 10 comprehensive sections that include information on soil salinity and sodicity problems; tolerance mechanisms and stressful conditions; plant/crop responses; plant/crop responses under pollution and heavy metal; plant/crop responses under biotic stress; genetic factors and plant/crop genomics under stress conditions; plant/crop breeding under stress conditions; empirical investigations; improving tolerance; and beneficial aspects of stressors. Features: Provides exhaustive coverage written by an international panel of experts in the field of agriculture, particularly in plant/crop stress areas Contains 40 new chapters and 10 extensively revised and expanded chapters Includes three new sections on plant breeding, stress exerted to weeds by plants, and beneficial aspects of stress on plants/crops Numerous case studies With contributions from 100 scientists and experts from 20 countries, this Handbook provides a comprehensive resource for research and for university courses, covering soil salinity/sodicity issues and plant/crop physiological responses under environmental stress conditions ranging from cellular aspects to whole plants. The content can be used to plan, implement, and evaluate strategies to mitigate plant/crop stress problems. This new edition includes numerous tables, figures, and illustrations to facilitate comprehension of the material as well as thousands of index words to further increase accessibility to the desired information.

Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress

Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress
Author: Sang Yeol Lee,Dae-Jin Yun,Jose M. Pardo,Motoaki Seki,Yan Guo,Abel Rosado
Publsiher: Frontiers Media SA
Total Pages: 135
Release: 2020-02-20
ISBN 10: 2889634914
ISBN 13: 9782889634910
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Understanding the Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress Book Review:

Plant responses to environmental stress are governed by complex molecular and biochemical signal transduction processes, which act in coordination to determine tolerance or sensitivity at the whole plant level. Upon exposure to abiotic stress, plants express a sophisticated coordinated response to reprogram interconnected defense networks and metabolic pathways, by alterations in the transcription, translation, and post-translational modification of defense-related genes and proteins. Traditionally, physiological and phenotypic responses were the major ones to be collected in plant stress biology. However, modern studies include the identification of key genes that influence stress tolerance and plant growth under the imposing stress and the verification of gene functions using knock out mutants or overexpression lines. In addition, genomics has become a necessary tool for the understanding of plant stress responses at the whole genome levels. The identification of stress-tolerant plant resources and the investigation of the functional role of the genetic variants is also a valuable tool in this research field. Recently, the advent of CRISPR/Cas genome editing technology, enables these variations to be introduced in crops for improved stress tolerance traits. Through the understanding of the molecular mechanisms involved in plant signaling in response to abiotic stress and crop performance characters under stress conditions, we hope to open new ways for the breeding of superior crops.

Plant Tolerance to Environmental Stress

Plant Tolerance to Environmental Stress
Author: Mirza Hasanuzzaman,Masayuki Fujita,Hirosuke Oku,M. Tofazzal Islam
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 448
Release: 2019-01-10
ISBN 10: 135133994X
ISBN 13: 9781351339940
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Tolerance to Environmental Stress Book Review:

Global climate change affects crop production through altered weather patterns and increased environmental stresses. Such stresses include soil salinity, drought, flooding, metal/metalloid toxicity, pollution, and extreme temperatures. The variability of these environmental conditions pared with the sessile lifestyle of plants contribute to high exposure to these stress factors. Increasing tolerance of crop plants to abiotic stresses is needed to fulfill increased food needs of the population. This book focuses on methods of improving plants tolerance to abiotic stresses. It provides information on how protective agents, including exogenous phytoprotectants, can mitigate abiotic stressors affecting plants. The application of various phytoprotectants has become one of the most effective approaches in enhancing the tolerance of plants to these stresses. Phytoprotectants are discussed in detail including information on osmoprotectants, antioxidants, phytohormones, nitric oxide, polyamines, amino acids, and nutrient elements of plants. Providing a valuable resource of information on phytoprotectants, this book is useful in diverse areas of life sciences including agronomy, plant physiology, cell biology, environmental sciences, and biotechnology.

Cation Transporters in Plants

Cation Transporters in Plants
Author: Santosh Kumar Upadhyay
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 486
Release: 2021-11-19
ISBN 10: 032388573X
ISBN 13: 9780323885737
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Cation Transporters in Plants Book Review:

Cation Transporters in Plants presents expert information on the major cation transporters, along with developments of various new strategies to cope with the adverse effects of abiotic and biotic stresses. The book will serve as a very important repository for the scientist, researcher, academician and industrialist to enhance their knowledge about cation transport in plants. Further, applications listed in the book will facilitate future developments in crop designing strategies. This comprehensive resource provides an alternative strategy for abiotic and biotic stress management in agricultural and horticultural crops. In addition, it will further improve basic knowledge om the origin and mechanism of cation homeostasis and their role in developmental transition and stress regulation. Contains in-depth knowledge about various cation transporters in plants Provides information about important macro and micronutrient cation transporters and their applications in the agricultural and biotechnology sectors Facilitates agricultural scientists and industries in future crop designing strategies Provides an alternative strategy for abiotic and biotic stress management in agricultural and horticultural crops

Vascular Transport in Plants

Vascular Transport in Plants
Author: N. Michelle Holbrook,Maciej A. Zwieniecki
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 592
Release: 2011-09-06
ISBN 10: 0080454232
ISBN 13: 9780080454238
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Vascular Transport in Plants Book Review:

Vascular Transport in Plants provides an up-to-date synthesis of new research on the biology of long distance transport processes in plants. It is a valuable resource and reference for researchers and graduate level students in physiology, molecular biology, physiology, ecology, ecological physiology, development, and all applied disciplines related to agriculture, horticulture, forestry and biotechnology. The book considers long-distance transport from the perspective of molecular level processes to whole plant function, allowing readers to integrate information relating to vascular transport across multiple scales. The book is unique in presenting xylem and phloem transport processes in plants together in a comparative style that emphasizes the important interactions between these two parallel transport systems. Includes 105 exceptional figures Discusses xylem and phloem transport in a single volume, highlighting their interactions Syntheses of structure, function and biology of vascular transport by leading authorities Poses unsolved questions and stimulates future research Provides a new conceptual framework for vascular function in plants

Water Transport in Plants Under Climatic Stress

Water Transport in Plants Under Climatic Stress
Author: M. Borghetti,J. Grace,A. Raschi
Publsiher: Cambridge University Press
Total Pages: 300
Release: 1993-05-13
ISBN 10: 9780521442190
ISBN 13: 0521442192
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water Transport in Plants Under Climatic Stress Book Review:

The prospect of future climate change has stimulated research into the physiological responses of plants to stress. Water is a key factor controlling the distribution and abundance of plants. This book brings together contributions from a range of experts who have worked on the cavitation of water in the transport system.

Plant ABC Transporters

Plant ABC Transporters
Author: Markus Geisler
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 331
Release: 2014-09-06
ISBN 10: 3319065114
ISBN 13: 9783319065113
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book is devoted to the fascinating superfamily of plant ATP-binding cassette (ABC) transporters and their variety of transported substrates. It highlights their exciting biological functions, covering aspects ranging from cellular detoxification, through development, to symbiosis and defense. Moreover, it also includes a number of chapters that center on ABC transporters from non-Arabidopsis species. ABC proteins are ubiquitous, membrane-intrinsic transporters that catalyze the primary (ATP-dependent) movement of their substrates through biological membranes. Initially identified as an essential aspect of a vacuolar detoxification process, genetic work in the last decade has revealed an unexpectedly diverse variety of ABC transporter substrates, which include not only xenobiotic conjugates, but also heavy metals, lipids, terpenoids, lignols, alkaloids and organic acids. The discovery that members of the ABCB and ABCG family are involved in the movement of phytohormones has further sparked their exploration and provided a new understanding of the whole family. Accordingly, the trafficking, regulation and structure-function of ABCB-type auxin transporters are especially emphasized in this book.

Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency

Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency
Author: Mohammad Anwar Hossain,Takehiro Kamiya,David Burritt,Lam-Son Phan Tran,Toru Fujiwara
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2017-07-27
ISBN 10: 0128112948
ISBN 13: 9780128112946
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency presents an up-to-date overview of the latest research on the molecular and genetic basis of macro-nutrient use efficiency (NUE) in plants, and strategies that can be used to improve NUE and nutrient-associated stress tolerance in crop plants. Plant NUE is a measure of how efficiently plants use available nutrients and an understanding of plant NUE has the potential to help improve the use of limited natural resources and to help achieve global food security. This book presents information important for the development of crop plants with improved macro-NUE, a prerequisite to reducing production costs, expanding crop production into noncompetitive marginal lands with low nutrient resources, and for helping to prevent environmental contamination. Plant Macronutrient Use Efficiency provides a comprehensive overview of the complex mechanisms regulating macro-NUE in crop plants, which is required if plant breeders are to develop modern crop varieties that are more resilient to nutrient-associated stress. Identification of genes responsible for macro-NUE and nutrient-related stress tolerance in crop plants will help us to understand the molecular mechanisms associated with the responses of crop plants to nutrient stress. This volume contains both fundamental and advanced information, and critical commentaries useful for those in all fields of plant science research. Provides details of molecular and genetic aspects of NUE in crop plants and model plant systems Presents information on major macronutrients, nutrient sensing and signaling, and the molecular and genomic issues associated with primary and secondary macronutrients Delivers information on how molecular genetic information associated with NUE can be used to develop plant breeding programs Includes contributions from world-leading plant nutrition research groups

Plant Responses to Drought Stress

Plant Responses to Drought Stress
Author: Ricardo Aroca
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 466
Release: 2012-10-12
ISBN 10: 3642326536
ISBN 13: 9783642326530
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the multiple strategies that plants have developed to cope with drought, one of the most severe environmental stresses. Experts in the field present 17 chapters, each of which focuses on a basic concept as well as the latest findings. The following major aspects are covered in the book: · Morphological and anatomical adaptations · Physiological responses · Biochemical and molecular responses · Ecophysiological responses · Responses to drought under field conditions The contributions will serve as an invaluable source of information for researchers and advanced students in the fields of plant sciences, agriculture, ecophysiology, biochemistry and molecular biology.

Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology

Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology
Author: Tariq Aftab,Khalid Rehman Hakeem
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 322
Release: 2022-02-17
ISBN 10: 1000400751
ISBN 13: 9781000400755
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Plant Abiotic Stress Physiology Book Review:

This two-volume set highlights the various innovative and emerging techniques and molecular applications that are currently being used in plant abiotic stress physiology. Volume 1: Responses and Adaptations focuses on the responses and adaptations of plants to stress factors at the cellular and molecular levels and offers a variety of advanced management strategies and technologies. Volume 2: Molecular Advancements introduces a range of state-of-the-art molecular advances for the mitigation of abiotic stress in plants. With contributions from specialists in the field, Volume 1 first discusses the physiology and defense mechanisms of plants and the various kinds of stress, such as from challenging environments, climate change, and nutritional deficiencies. It goes on to discuss trailblazing management techniques that include genetics approaches for improving abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants along with CRISPR/CAS-mediated genome editing technologies. Volume 2 discusses how plants have developed diverse physiological and molecular adjustments to safeguard themselves under challenging conditions and how emerging new technologies can utilize these plant adaptations to enhance plant resistance. These include using plant-environment interactions to develop crop species that are resilient to climate change, applying genomics and phenomics approaches from the study of abiotic stress tolerance and more. Agriculture today faces countless challenges to meet the rising need for sustainable food supplies and guarantees of high-quality nourishment for a quickly increasing population. To ensure sufficient food production, it is necessary to address the difficult environmental circumstances that are causing cellular oxidative stress in plants due to abiotic factors, which play a defining role in shaping yield of crop plants. These two volumes help to meet these challenges by providing a rich source of information on plant abiotic stress physiology and effective management techniques.

Water Relations of Plants

Water Relations of Plants
Author: Paul J Kramer
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 489
Release: 2012-12-02
ISBN 10: 0323138233
ISBN 13: 9780323138239
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Water Relations of Plants Book Review:

Water Relations of Plants attempts to explain the importance of water through a description of the factors that control the plant water balance and how they affect the physiological processes that determine the quantity and quality of growth. Organized into 13 chapters, this book first discusses the functions and properties of water and the plant cell water relations. Subsequent chapters focus on measurement and control of soil water, as well as growth and functions of root. This book also looks into the water absorption, the ascent of sap, the transpiration, and the water stress and its effects on plant processes and growth. This book will be useful for students, teachers, and investigators in both basic and applied plant science, as well as for botanists, agronomists, foresters, horticulturists, soil scientists, and even laymen with an interest in plant water relations.