Abiotic Stress


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Abiotic Stress

Any nonliving environmental factor—e.g., drought, extreme cold or heat, sun exposure, high wind—which can have an adverse effects on an ecosystem.
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With a chromosome-based full sequence in hand, plant breeders will have high quality tools at their disposal to accelerate breeding programs and to identify how genes control complex traits such as yield, grain quality, disease, pest resistance, or abiotic stress tolerance.
citri [alpha]-TUB and GAPDH were stably-expressed reference genes under various abiotic stress conditions, such as thermal- and UV-irradiation.
This edition has been updated to reflect research advances in whole genome analysis, and it has a new chapter on the impacts of epigenetics on abiotic stress analysis.
Regulation of proline biosynthesis, degradation, uptake and transport in higher plants: its implications in plant growth and abiotic stress tolerance.
He further said he is happy that the ICAR is implementing a major scheme, the National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture and has set up the state-of-the-art National Institute on Abiotic Stress Management.
Plants respond to abiotic stress by increasing their production of two natural enzymes, polyphenylalanine ammonialyase and chalcone synthase.
Plants respond to abiotic stress by revving up their production of two natural enzymes, polyphenylalanine ammonialyase and chalcone synthase.
Lack of facilitation may be expected in habitats where abiotic stress is not severe (BERTNESS; CALLAWAY, 1994), as is probably the case of the investigated lakes.
Secondary plant metabolites such as polyphenols play an important role in the defense system of the plant and protect them from biotic and abiotic stress.
To date, and as part of Evogene's abiotic stress tolerance program, the company has identified a set of novel gene candidates that have been shown to provide high tolerance to adverse environmental conditions in a number of model crops.
Includes reviews in the fields of abiotic stress and disease, molecular genetics and breeding for resistance.
This knowledge in turn, is the prerequisite for improvements of crop resistance against abiotic stress through genetic engineering or traditional breeding methods.