Abiotic Stress Responses in Plants: Metabolism, Productivity by Parvaiz Ahmad,M.N.V. Prasad PDF

By Parvaiz Ahmad,M.N.V. Prasad

ISBN-10: 1461406331

ISBN-13: 9781461406334

ISBN-10: 1493941925

ISBN-13: 9781493941926

Abiotic pressure reason alterations in soil-plant-atmosphere continuum and is liable for decreased yield in different significant crops.  hence, the topic of abiotic tension reaction in vegetation - metabolism, productiveness and sustainability - is gaining huge importance within the modern global. Abiotic tension is a vital part of “climate change,” a fancy phenomenon with a variety of unpredictable affects at the surroundings. lengthy publicity to these abiotic stresses ends up in altered metabolism and harm to biomolecules. crops evolve security 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 alterations, abberations in metabolism, innovations and ways to extend salt tolerance, handling the drought tension, sustainable fruit construction and postharvest tension treatments,  position of glutathione reductase, flavonoids as antioxidants in crops, the function of salicylic acid and trehalose in crops, stress-induced flowering.  The function of soil natural subject in mineral meals and fatty acid profile in keeping with heavy steel rigidity also are handled. Proteomic markers for oxidative tension as a brand new instruments for reactive oxygen species and photosynthesis examine, abscisic acid signaling in vegetation 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. hence, this quantity may presents the reader with a large spectrum of data together with key references and with a lot of illustrations and tables.


Dr. Parvaiz is Assistant Professor in Botany at A.S. university, 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 overseas Centre for Genetic Engineering and Biotechnology, New Delhi. He has released greater than 20 study papers in peer reviewed journals and four e-book chapters. He has additionally edited a quantity that is 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 alternative vegetation (mulberry, pea, Indian mustard) less than environmental stress.


Prof. M.N.V. Prasad is a Professor within the division of Plant Sciences on the collage of Hyderabad, India. He acquired B.Sc. (1973) and M.Sc. (1975) levels from Andhra collage, India, and the Ph.D. measure (1979) in botany from the collage of Lucknow, India. Prasad has released 216 articles in peer reviewed journals and eighty two e-book chapters and convention lawsuits within the large zone 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 atmosphere Fellowship  of  2007 offered through the Ministry of atmosphere and Forests, govt of India.

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