Abiotic stresses such as temperature, radiation, salinity, heavy metals and drought can all limit crop productivity. The anthropogenic activities and changed agricultural system, intense use of chemical fertilizers and artificial irrigation have increased temperature, UV-B radiation, drought, salinity and heavy metals stresses and have caused yield losses. To overcome yield losses due to abiotic stresses, plants need to possess mechanisms of avoidance and tolerance to stress. For sustainable agricultural development, crops ...

Abiotic Stress and Plant Responses 2008, I K International Publishing House Pvt. Ltd, New Delhi

ISBN-13: 9788189866952