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Cover for South African salt marshes: ecophysiology and ecology in the context of climate change.

This paper reviews the distribution, zonation and ecophysiological tolerances of salt marsh plants in South Africa. In South Africa salt marsh covers 11,788.8 ha with the largest areas occurring in the Berg, Olifants, Orange and Langebaan Estuaries. The changing climate necessitates in-depth...

Author(s)
Tabot, P. T.; Adams, J. B.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ion accumulation pattern of halophytes.

Halophytes grow near the seashore, and in intertidal zones, coastal salt marshes, inland salt lakes and saline deserts under high salinity. They have socio-ecological values through their primary production, nutrient cycling, provision of wildlife habitats and stabilization of shorelines....

Author(s)
Chaudhary, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
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Cover for ROS signalling, and antioxidant defence network in halophytes.

Halophytes have evolved a range of adaptations to tolerate disturbances in reactive oxygen species (ROS) homeostasis caused by high salinity alone or in combination with other stresses. Singlet oxygen (1O2), superoxide anion (O2.-), hydroxyl radical (OH.) and hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) are the major...

Author(s)
Surówka, E.; Latowski, D.; Libik-Konieczny, M.; Miszalski, Z.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Synergic effects of rhizobacteria: increasing use of halophytes in a changing world.

Halophytes have special features that enable them to adapt to saline environments. They are also associated with some microbiomes, which play an important role in their survival and special adaptation to adverse situations. Among them, bacteria intimately associated with plant tissues may interact...

Author(s)
Mesa-Marín, J.; Mateos-Naranjo, E.; Rodríguez-Llorente, I. D.; Pajuelo, E.; Redondo-Gómez, S.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intra-habitat variability of halophytic flora of north-west India.

The growth and ion-accumulating characteristics of different plant species native to saline-arid areas vis-à-vis the ionic status of their rhizospheric soils are important factors to consider when studying the survival of plant species under harsh conditions. A survey of saline areas in Haryana...

Author(s)
Sarita Devi; Ashwani Kumar; Mann, A.; Arya, S. S.; Gurdev Chand; Neeraj Kumar; Anita Kumari; Pooja; Babita Rani; Arvind Kumar
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Morpho-anatomical traits of halophytic species.

Some aspects of plant tolerance to salt stress are based on morphological and anatomical traits. Halophytes with different preferences for increased salinity conditions show differences in anatomical features, as a consequence of evolving adaptive responses to salt stress. In this chapter we...

Author(s)
Rančić, D.; Pećinar, I.; Aćić, S.; Stevanović, Z. D.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
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Cover for Halophytes: potential resources of coastal ecosystems and their economic, ecological and bioprospecting significance.

Halophytes are a special group of plants that grow and flourish in highly saline environments. This chapter summarizes current knowledge exploring the enormous potential of halophytes for industrial applications in the form of nutraceuticals, essential oils, biofuels, alcohol, latex, cosmetics,...

Author(s)
Parida, A. K.; Asha Kumari; Jaykumar Rangani; Monika Patel
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
Type
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Cover for Almond water requirements.

This chapter discusses the irrigation requirements of an almond orchard, and describes the impacts of drought stress on almond vegetative growth, in-season kernel and fruit bud development, as well as yield. The management of orchard irrigation in water-limited environments is also discussed....

Author(s)
Doll, D.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643540)
Type
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Cover for Corporate social responsibility: win-win propositions for communities, corporates and agriculture.

This book with 13 chapters presents various efforts across India, made by different corporates in collaboration with ICRISAT. It describes how in each location, cutting across the sectors, both the corporate and a research organization have meticulously designed and executed location- specific...

Author(s)
Wani, S. P.; Raju, K. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394514)
Type
Book
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Cover for Plant responses to abiotic stresses in sustainable agriculture.

In recent decades the significance of sustainable agriculture has risen to become one of the most important directions in agriculture. In both conventional and sustainable agriculture, plants are exposed to abiotic and biotic factors of the environment. These include factors such as drought,...

Author(s)
Zlatev, Z. S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643731)
Type
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