It mainly focuses on precipitation shortages, soil water deficits
and reduced ground water, these all factors mutually results in water stress to plant.
With increasing water scarcity, water deficit
becomes one of the main abiotic stresses on crop production.
Effects of water deficit
at different growth stages on free radical scavenging activity (FRSA) of O.
Except in certain genotypes, increased water deficit
culture substrate was accompanied by a marked decrease in cell length.
In addition to acting as an osmoregulator, sugar alcohols also maintain the enzyme-activity in a cell by maintaining the surface bound water of protein and keeping its conformation in solution  and displayed antioxidant activities  leading to increased tolerance to water deficit
stress in transgenic peanut.
Several other New Zealand studies into the soil water deficit
at which pasture growth is first slowed tend to concur with the Winchmore studies and the assumptions in Allen et al.
As a result, most of India's river basins could face a severe water deficit
The number of fruits per plant was affected both by water deficit
level and cultivars (Table 3).
To help alleviate the state's water deficit
, researchers at the UCLA Henry Samueli School of Engineering and Applied Science have developed a new mini-mobile-modular (M3) "smart" water desalination and filtration system.
occurs when water potentials in the rhizosphere are sufficiently negative to reduce water availability to sub-optimal levels for plant growth and development (Aliabadi Farahani et al., 2008a).
Addressing the conference, Jordanian Minister of Water Raed Abu Soud said that Jordan was suffering from a water deficit
of about 500 million cubic meters a year because of an influx of migrants and climate changes.