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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Salt tolerant plant specimens were collected from Khewra (District Jehlum, Punjab, Pakistan) located at a distance of 160 Km from the city of Islamabad and is about 288 meters (945 feet) above the sea level.
In vitro characterization of salt stress effects and the selection of salt tolerant plants in rice (Oryza sativa L.
This occurs through enhancing antioxidant systems in salt tolerant plants, a mechanism that minimizes lipid peroxidation and favor maintenance of the PM lipids and integrity (Alvarez-Pizarro et al.
Present study deals with the investigation of physiological and biochemical parameters of five salt tolerant plants from saline soil of Khewra salt range and compared with the same species growing in the non- saline area of plain land (Rawalpindi).
We have identified three salt tolerant plants including Jatropha, Salicornia and Castor oil plant which could grow in salt marshes on sea beaches and could even sustain for five years without water.
Pollen was collected from the salt tolerant plants and crossed to HA 821.
Developing salt tolerant plants in a new century: a molecular biology approach.
Under saline conditions, salt tolerant plants generally (i) compartmentalize accumulated [Na.
Such research studies help the researchers in screening the salt tolerant plants and exploring their response to salt stress conditions.
Salt tolerant plants that successfully accumulate saline ions above this level do so by compartmentalizing them within the vacuole, which typically makes up 90 to 95% of a mature plant cell's volume (Flowers, 1985).