halophyte

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halophyte

a plant that is tolerant of high concentrations of salt in the soil and atmosphere and normally found close to the sea. For example, the marsh samphire, Salicornia europaea.
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Bellafiore D, Ghezzo M, Tagliapietra D and Umgiesser G (2014) Climate change and artificial barrier effects on the Venice Lagoon: Inundation dynamics of salt marshes and implications for halophytes distribution.
Subcellularlocalization and stress responses of superoxide dismutase isoforms from leaves in the C3-CAM intermediate halophyte Mesembryanthemum crystallinum L.
Survival at extreme locations: life strategies of halophytes - the long way from system ecology, whole plant physiology, cell biochemistry and molecular aspects back to sustainable utilization at field sites.
Both glycophytes and halophytes cannot tolerate large amounts of salt in the cytoplasm.
Effect of salinity and chemical factors on seed germination in the halophyte (Crithmum maritimum L.
In some halophytes, a mechanism could be considered the endophytic association between plant and rhizobacteria able to improve the plant growth in abiotic stress conditions (PGPR) (7).
The world's irrigated acreage could be increased by about 50 percent by reusing saline water and salinized crop fields for halophytes, said University of Arizona environmental sciences professor Edward Glenn.
Mathur N, Singh J, Bohra S, Vyas A (2007) Arbuscular mycorrhizal status of medicinal halophytes in saline areas of Indian Thar Desert.
Under the Integrated Seawater Energy and Agriculture System, a two-hectare farm at Masdar City will experiment using seawater and organic waste to help grow native halophytes for generating biofuel, while producing fish and shrimps.
Modern research has identified of more than 1500 plant species that have high levels of tolerance to saline soils, these are called halophytes (salt-loving plants).
Halophytes as a resource for livestock husbandry in South America.