Genes for Plant Abiotic Stress

Genes for Plant Abiotic Stress

Editor(s): Matthew A. Jenks, Andrew J. Wood

Published Online: 20 OCT 2009

Print ISBN: 9780813815022

Online ISBN: 9780813809380

DOI: 10.1002/9780813809380

About this Book

Abiotic stresses caused by drought, salinity, toxic metals, temperature extremes, and nutrient poor soils are among the major constraints to plant growth and crop production worldwide. While crop breeding strategies to improve yields have progressed, a better understanding of the genetic and biological mechanisms underpinning stress adaptation is needed. Genes For Plant Abiotic Stress presents the latest research on recently examined genes and alleles and guides discussion of the genetic and physiological determinants that will be important for crop improvement in the future.

Table of contents

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  1. Section 1: Genetic Determinants of Plant Adaptation under Water Stress

  2. Section 2: Genes for Crop Adaptation to Poor Soil

    1. Chapter 6

      Genetic Determinants of Phosphate Use Efficiency in Crops (pages 143–165)

      Fulgencio Alatorre-Cobos, Damar López-Arredondo and Luis Herrera-Estrella

  3. Section 3: Genes for Plant Tolerance to Temperature Extremes

  4. Section 4: Integrating Plant Abiotic Stress Responses

    1. Chapter 10

      Genetic Networks Underlying Plant Abiotic Stress Responses (pages 261–279)

      Arjun Krishnan, Madana M. R. Ambavaram, Amal Harb, Utlwang Batlang, Peter E. Wittich and Andy Pereira

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