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By Matthew A. Jenks, Paul M. Hasegawa, Shri Mohan Jain

Plant tension brought on by drought and salinity are one of the significant constraints on crop construction and nutrients protection around the world. Breeding courses to enhance crop yield in dry and saline environments have improved slowly as a result of our constrained figuring out of the underlying physiological, biochemical, developmental, and genetic mechanisms that verify plant responses to those sorts of tension, in addition to to technical problems in combining favorable alleles to create the enhanced excessive yielding genotypes wanted for those environments. Advances in Molecular Breeding towards Drought and Salt Tolerant plants seeks to combine the newest findings approximately key organic determinants of plant pressure tolerance with sleek crop development concepts. This quantity is exclusive simply because is presents tremendously extensive assurance of present wisdom and services being utilized in drought and salt tolerance examine, spanning the medical hierarchy from body structure, biochemistry, improvement, and genetics, to the most recent applied sciences getting used to govern drought and salinity linked features for germplasm development. This e-book could be a useful reference for educators and researchers in agronomy and horticulture, crop breeding, molecular genetics, and biotechnology.

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G. Von Volkenburgh and Boyer, 1985). In contrast, Neves-Piestun and Bernstein (2001) did not find a significant effect of salinity on cell-wall acidification in maize leaves. This appears to be an important difference in the primary cause of inhibition of leaf elongation by water and salinity stress. An early hypothesis proposed by Oertli (1968) stated that inhibition of leaf growth and leaf death by salinity could be caused by excessive salt accumulation in the apoplast of leaves, causing dehydration of leaf cells and loss of p .

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