Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance

  • ID: 4519483
  • Book
  • 942 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance provides an important guide to recognizing, assessing and addressing the broad range of environmental factors that can inhibit rice yield.

As a staple food for nearly half of the world's population, and in light of projected population growth, improving and increasing rice yield is imperative. This book presents current research on abiotic stresses including extreme temperature variance, drought, hypoxia, salinity, heavy metal, nutrient deficiency and toxicity stresses. Going further, it identifies a variety of approaches to alleviate the damaging effects and improving the stress tolerance of rice.

Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance provides an important reference for those ensuring optimal yields from this globally important food crop.

- Covers aspects of abiotic stress, from research, history, practical field problems faced by rice, and the possible remedies to the adverse effects of abiotic stresses- Provides practical insights into a wide range of management and crop improvement practices- Presents a valuable, single-volume sourcebook for rice scientists dealing with agronomy, physiology, molecular biology and biotechnology
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1. Major constraints for global rice production

2. Coping climate adversaries with rice to achieve sustainable food security: Bangladesh dilemma

3. Recent progress in rice varietal development for abiotic stress tolerance

4. Plant growth and morphological changes in rice under abiotic stress

5. Recent advancements in developing salinity tolerant rice

6. Deciphering strategies for salt tolerance in rice in the context of climate change

7. A comprehensive review on rice responses and tolerance to salt stress

8. Effects of salinity on rice, rice weeds and weed management. Short- and long-term adaptation strategies

9. Drought stress responses and its management in rice

10. Rice responses and tolerance to high temperature

11. Scope and progress of rice research harnessing cold tolerance

12. Current scenarios, progress and prospects of developing technologies for flood tolerant rice in Bangladesh

13. Responses of rice to individual and combined stresses of flooding and salinity

14. Rice responses and tolerance to metals/metalloids toxicity

15. Metal Toxicity in Rice and Strategies for Improving Stress Tolerance

16. Physiological and Molecular Responses for Metalloid Stress in Rice
A Comprehensive Overview

17. Plausible Strategies to Reduce Arsenic Accumulation in Rice

18. Recent advances in arsenic accumulation in rice

19. Rice responses and tolerance to elevated ozone

20. Tools and techniques in assessment of plant tolerance to high irradiance stress with illustration of cereal crop like rice

21. Soil Nutrient Stress and Rice Production in Bangladesh

22. Organic Carbon Sources and Nitrogen Management Improve Biomass of Hybrid Rice (Oryza sativa L) under Nitrogen Deficient Condition

23. A review on the protocols and comparative studies of oxidative stress tolerance in rice

24. Abiotic stress-induced oxidative stress in rice

25. Climate change and abiotic stress-induced oxidative burst in rice

26. Comparative metabolomic approach towards understanding chemical variations in rice under abiotic stress

27. Abiotic stress signaling in rice crop

28. Abiotic stress and rice grain quality

29. Advances in Rice Research for Abiotic Stress Tolerance: Agronomic Approaches to Improve Rice Production under Abiotic Stress

30. Recent advances in biotechnological tools in improving abiotic stress tolerance in rice

31. Use of phytohormones in improving abiotic stress tolerance to rice

32. Enhancing salt stress tolerance in rice: Emerging role of phytohormones

33. Emerging role of osmolytes in enhancing abiotic stress tolerance in rice

34. Rice responses and tolerance to ultraviolet-B (UVB) radiation: Plant growth regulators provide a management option

35. Amelioration mechanism of polyamines against abiotic stress in the rice plants

36. Genomic footprints uncovering abiotic stress tolerance in rice

37. Engineering of abiotic stress tolerance by modulating antioxidant defense systems

38. Omics approaches in developing abiotic stress tolerance in rice

39. Proteomics study in rice responses and tolerance to salt stress

40. Rice responses and tolerance to salt stress: Deciphering the physiological and molecular mechanism of salinity adaptation

41. Progress and challenges of detecting biomarker for the development of pesticide biosensor in rice plant

42. Molecular approaches for dissecting and improving drought and heat tolerance in rice

43. Use of QTL in developing abiotic stress tolerance in rice

44. Policy directions towards increasing rice productivity
Lessons from Bangladesh
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Hasanuzzaman, Mirza
Dr. Mirza Hasanuzzaman is Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University in Dhaka. He is a specialist in agronomy, plant stress responses, and crop physiology. His current work is focused on the physiological and molecular mechanisms of environmental stress tolerance (salinity, drought, flood, and heavy metals/metalloids). Dr. Hasanuzzaman has published over 60 articles in peer-reviewed journals. He has edited six books and written 30 book chapters on important aspects of plant physiology, plant stress tolerance, and crop production.
Fujita, Masayuki
Prof. Dr. Masayuki Fujita, Laboratory of Plant Stress Responses, Faculty of Agriculture, Kagawa University, Japan - He is expert in Plant Stress Physiology, Plant Biochemistry and Molecular Biology. Published 50 book chapters and more than 80 research articles.
Nahar, Kamrun
Dr. Kamrun Nahar, Department of Agricultural Botany, Faculty of Agriculture, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh - She is well expert in the field of Plant Physiology, Ecology, Molecular Biology and Abiotic Stress Tolerance. Published 1o book chapters and more than 30 research articles.
Biswas, Jiban Krishna
Dr. Jiban Krishna Biswas, National Consultant (Healthier Rice Project), IRRI-Bangladesh and former Director General of Bangladesh Rice Research Institute, Gazipur, Bangladesh - Renowned rice scientists and expert in Rice Biology, Physiology and Agronomy. Published more than 20 monographs, 50 research articles and hundreds of popular articles.
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