Responses of Plants to Environmental Stresses
Szymańska, Renata (editor)
Environmental abiotic stresses, such as extreme temperatures, drought, excess light, salinity, and nutrient deficiency, have detrimental effects on plant growth, development, and yield. Plants are equipped with various adaptation mechanisms to cope with such unfavorable conditions. Our understanding of plants’ abiotic stress responses is crucial to maintaining efficient plant productivity. This book on the responses of plants to environmental stresses is an attempt to find answers to several basic questions related to their adaptation and protective mechanisms against abiotic stresses. The following chapters of the book describe examples of plants’ protective strategies, which cover physiological, cellular, biochemical, and genomic mechanisms. This book is aimed for use by advanced students and researchers in the area of stress biology, plant molecular biology and physiology, agriculture, biochemistry, as well as environmental sciences.
KeywordsHeterogeneous water stress; Phyllostachys edulis; Rhizome; Vascular bundle; Stress Signal; Physiological characteristics; isoprene; ocimene; heat stress; water stress; ramie (Boehmeria nivea (L.) Gaudich); transcriptome; nitrogen deficiency; resilience; nitrogen-use efficiency; eggplant; heat shock factor; gene family; expression profile; abiotic stress; Malus. ‘Prairifire’; photosynthetic characteristics; chlorophyll a fluorescence; 2-dimensional electrophoresis; diurnal regulation; OsGI; rice; U-box E3 ligase; barley; ABC gene family; gene expression; alarm photosynthesis; Antarctic; oxalate oxidase; Elymus sibiricus, seed aging; isobaric tandem mass tag labeling; reactive oxygen species; parallel reaction monitoring; Dendrobium catenatum; superoxide dismutase (SOD); stresses; antioxidative enzyme activity; low pH; proline; protein; wheat; WRKY transcription factor; gene structural characteristics; regulatory mechanism; drought; salinity; heat; cold; ultraviolet radiation; rainfed; irrigated; Gossypium hirsutum; antioxidant activity; growth inhibition; ion homeostasis; salt stress; rhizoboxes; gaseous exchange; sub-Saharan Africa; root length density
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Publication date and placeBasel, Switzerland, 2021