Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance (inbunden)
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Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH
Tuteja, Narendra (ed.), Gill, Sarvajeet S. (ed.)
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Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance (inbunden)

Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance

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In this ready reference, a global team of experts comprehensively cover molecular and cell biology-based approaches to the impact of increasing global temperatures on crop productivity. The work is divided into four parts. Following an introduction to the general challenges for agriculture around the globe due to climate change, part two discusses how the resulting increase of abiotic stress factors can be dealt with. The third part then outlines the different strategies and approaches to address the challenge of climate change, and the whole is rounded off by a number of specific examples of improvements to crop productivity. With its forward-looking focus on solutions, this book is an indispensable help for the agro-industry, policy makers and academia.
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Climate Change and Plant Abiotic Stress Tolerance should prove to be an invaluable reference for academic plant biologists as well as agriculturalists and government agencies. (The Quarterly Review of Biology, 2016)

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An elected fellow of numerous academies, Narendra Tuteja is currently a senior scientist at ICGEB, New Delhi, India. He has made significant contributions to crop improvement under adverse conditions, reporting the first helicase from plant and human cells and demonstrating new roles of Ku autoantigen, nucleolin and eIF4A as DNA helicases. Furthermore, he discovered novel functions of helicases, G-proteins, CBL-CIPK and LecRLK in plant stress tolerance, and PLC and MAP-kinase as effectors for G proteins. Narendra Tuteja also reported several high salinity stress tolerant genes from plants and fungi and developed salt/drought tolerant plants. Currently assistant professor at MD University, Rohtak, India, Sarvajeet Singh Gill has made significant contributions to abiotic stress tolerance. Together with Narendra Tuteja he worked on plant helicases and discovered a novel function of plant MCM6 in salinity stress tolerance that will help improve crop production at sub-optimal conditions. A recipient of the Junior Scientist of the Year Award 2008 from the National Environmental Science Academy, Sarvajeet Gill has edited several books and has a number of research papers, review articles, and book chapters to his name.


Preface XXIX List of Contributors XXXIII Part One Climate Change 1 1 Climate Change: Challenges for Future Crop Adjustments 3 Jerry L. Hatfield 1.1 Introduction 3 1.2 Climate Change 4 1.3 Crop Responses to Climate Change 7 1.4 Water Responses 11 1.5 Major Challenges 17 1.6 Grand Challenge 19 References 19 2 Developing Robust Crop Plants for Sustaining Growth and Yield Under Adverse Climatic Changes 27 Vijaya Shukla and Autar K. Mattoo 2.1 Introduction 27 2.2 Elevated Temperature and Plant Response 29 2.3 Elevated CO2 Levels and Plant Response 30 2.4 Genetic Engineering Intervention to Build Crop Plants for Combating Harsh Environments 30 2.5 Other Protein Respondents 39 2.6 Conclusions 43 References 44 3 Climate Change and Abiotic Stress Management in India 57 R.B. Singh 3.1 Introduction 57 3.2 Impact of Climate Change and Associated Abiotic Stresses on Agriculture 59 3.3 CSA: Technologies and Strategies 63 3.4 National Initiative on Climate Resilient Agriculture 67 3.5 Policy and Institutions 72 3.6 Partnership 75 References 77 Part Two Abiotic Stress Tolerance and Climate Change 79 4 Plant Environmental Stress Responses for Survival and Biomass Enhancement 81 Yuriko Osakabe, Keishi Osakabe, and Kazuo Shinozaki 4.1 Introduction 81 4.2 Stomatal Responses in the Control of Plant Productivity 82 4.3 Signaling and Transcriptional Control in Water Stress Tolerance 87 4.4 Protection Mechanisms of Photosynthesis During Water Stress 92 4.5 Metabolic Adjustment During Water Stress 94 4.6 Future Perspective 96 References 97 5 Heat Stress and Roots 109 Scott A. Heckathorn, Anju Giri, Sasmita Mishra, and Deepesh Bista 5.1 Roots, Heat Stress, and Global Warming: An Overview of the Problem 109 5.2 Effects of Heat Stress on Root Growth and Root versus Shoot Mass and Function 111 5.3 Interactions Between Heat Stress and Other Global Environmental-Change Factors on Roots 126 5.4 Heat Stress and Root Soil Interactions 128 5.5 Summary: Synthesizing What We Know and Predict into a Conceptual Model of Heat Effects on Roots and Plant Soil Links 129 References 131 6 Role of Nitrosative Signaling in Response to Changing Climates 137 Panagiota Filippou, Chrystalla Antoniou, and Vasileios Fotopoulos 6.1 Introduction 137 6.2 Salinity 138 6.3 Drought 142 6.4 Heavy Metals 146 6.5 Heat Stress 148 6.6 Chilling/Freezing/Low Temperature 150 6.7 Anoxia/Hypoxia 151 6.8 Conclusions 153 References 153 7 Current Concepts about Salinity and Salinity Tolerance in Plants 163 Askym Hediye Sekmen, Melike Bor, Filiz Ozdemir, and Ismail Turkan 7.1 Introduction 163 7.2 What is Salt Stress? 164 7.3 Effects: Primary and Secondary 172 7.4 Conclusion 178 References 178 8 Salinity Tolerance of Avicennia officinalis L. (Acanthaceae) from Gujarat Coasts of India 189 Ashish Dahyabhai Patel, Kishor Lalcheta, Sarvajeet Singh Gill, and Narendra Tuteja 8.1 Introduction 189 8.2 Materials and Methods 191 8.3 Results 195 8.4 Discussion 200 References 203 9 Drought Stress Responses in Plants, Oxidative Stress, and Antioxidant Defense 209 Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Kamrun Nahar, Sarvajeet Singh Gill, and Masayuki Fujita 9.1 Introduction 210 9.2 Plant Response to Drought Stress 211 9.3 Drought and Oxidative Stress 229 9.4 Antioxidant Defense System in Plants Under Drought Stress 232 9.5 Conclusion and Future Perspectives 236 References 237 10 Plant Adaptation to Abiotic and Genotoxic Stress: Relevance to Climate Change and Evolution 251 Brahma B. Panda, V. Mohan M. Achary, Srikrishna Mahanty, and Kamal K. Panda 10.1 Introduction 251 10.2 Plant Responses to Abiotic Stress 252 10.3 ROS Induce Genotoxic Stress 256 10.4 Adaptive Responses to Oxidative Stress 257 10.5 Transgenic Adaptation to Oxidative Stress 260 10.6 Adaptive Response to Genotoxic Stres