Download e-book for iPad: Advances in Molecular Breeding Toward Drought and Salt by Matthew A. Jenks, Paul M. Hasegawa, Shri Mohan Jain

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

Plant rigidity brought on by drought and salinity are one of the significant constraints on crop creation and foodstuff safety around the globe. Breeding courses to enhance crop yield in dry and saline environments have stepped forward slowly because of our constrained knowing of the underlying physiological, biochemical, developmental, and genetic mechanisms that make certain plant responses to those sorts of pressure, 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 tension tolerance with glossy crop development suggestions. This quantity is exclusive simply because is presents quite extensive insurance of present wisdom and services being utilized in drought and salt tolerance examine, spanning the clinical hierarchy from body structure, biochemistry, improvement, and genetics, to the most recent applied sciences getting used to control drought and salinity linked qualities 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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