By Chedly Abdelly, Münir Öztürk, Muhammad Ashraf, Claude Grignon

A significant chance to agricultural productiveness all over the world is unquestionably because of environments with tense components together with drought, salinity, waterlogging, severe temperatures, non-optimal degrees of mineral meals and so on. in keeping with contributions offered on the overseas convention on Biosaline Agriculture and excessive Salinity Tolerance in November 2006 in Gammarth, Tunisia, this ebook experiences the present nation of information in biosaline agriculture and excessive salinity tolerance in vegetation. It generally makes a speciality of the biotic method of economically make the most of the stress-prone components through turning out to be resistant plants.

This quantity contains 3 sections: physiology and biochemistry, ecology, and molecular biology. hence, a scientific method has been followed to discover plant responses to varied ecological components at physiological and molecular levels.

It is of curiosity to scholars, researchers and pros in plant body structure, molecular biology, biotechnology, agriculture, soil technology, and environmental biology.

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After drying with filter paper, roots were carefully removed and all plant parts were dried at 65°C until constant dry weight. Before harvest, photosynthetic capacity, GB, proline, and activities of superoxide dismutase (SOD), catalase (CAT), and peroxidase (POD) were measured in the second leaf from the top of each plant following standard laboratory protocols. The experiment with maize was conducted in a similar manner except with different cultural and growth conditions. Fourteen-day-old maize plants grown in plastic pots filled with sands were subjected to 0 or 10 dS/m NaCl salinity.

Pérez-Clemente, Almudena Montoliu, Patricia López, María F. ), 12071 Castelló de la Plana, Spain Abstract On the Mediterranean coast of Spain, where most of the citrus are cultivated, water restrictions together with water overexploitation lead to the increase of salt concentrations in the irrigation water. Therefore, a significant number of citrus trees grow under salt-stress conditions. In this work, an in vitro experimental system has been developed to study the toxic effect of NaCl on citrus rootstocks, avoiding the ion filter that represents the root system.

403 from the Pakistan Academy of Sciences, and by the Pakistan Science Foundation and the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. References 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 Bray EA, Bailey-Serres J, Weretilnyk E (2000) Responses to abiotic stress. In: B Buchanan, W Gruissem, R Jones (eds): Biochemistry and Molecular Biology of Plants. American Society of Plant Physiology, Rockville, 1158–1203 Owen S (2001) Salt of earth. Genetic engineering may help to reclaim agricultural land lost due to salinization.

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