Genes for Plant Abiotic Stress

Publication Year: 2009

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Jenks, Matthew A. and Wood, Andrew J.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-81-381502-2

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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.
This book 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.

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Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Jenks, Matthew A. and Wood, Andrew J.
ISBN: 978-0-81-381502-2
Specialty:
Genetics & Genomics
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 344
Year: 2009

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