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Abiotic Stress and Legumes

  • ID: 4593657
  • Book
  • 515 Pages
  • Elsevier Science and Technology
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Abiotic Stress and Legumes: Tolerance and Management is the first book to focus on these important factors in legume productivity. As a primary and increasingly important food source, efficient legume productivity relies on the plant's ability to effectively adapt to environmental challenges. The book takes a targeted approach to understanding the methods and means of ensuring survival and productivity of the legume plant. It illustrates the progress that has been made in managing abiotic stress effects in legumes, including the development of several varieties that show tolerance against abiotic stress with high yield using transcriptomic, proteomic, metabolomic and ionomic approaches.

Further, exogenous application of various stimulants, such as plant hormones, nutrients, sugars and polyamines has emerged as an alternative strategy to induce capability within legume plants to manage their productivity under abiotic stresses. This book thoroughly examines these emerging strategies and serves as an important resource for researchers, academicians, scientists, and those interested in enhancing their knowledge and aiding further research.

  • Explores the progress made in managing abiotic stress, specifically with high yield legumes
  • Highlights the molecular mechanisms related to acclimation
  • Presents proven strategies and emerging approaches to guide additional research
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A) Abiotic stress responses and tolerance 1. Abiotic stress and legumes:  an overview 2. Heavy metal toxicity regulation in legumes 3. Salinity and its tolerance strategies in legumes 4. Regulation of drought stress in legumes 5. Regulation of flood stress in legumes 6. Regulation of temperature stress in legumes 7. Plant responses to radiation stress and its adaptive mechanisms 8. Ozone toxicity and its regulation in legumes 9. Regulation of photosynthesis under abiotic stress 10. Regulation of the Calvin cycle under abiotic stress 11. Enzyme regulation under abiotic stress 12. Role of ROS in the regulation of abiotic stress 13. Sugars signalling associated gene network and abiotic stress tolerance 14. ROS homeostasis under abiotic stress 15. Root system behaviour and abiotic stress 16. Phytohormonal signalling under abiotic stress 17. Regulation of translation initiation under abiotic stress 18. Transcriptomic regulation of abiotic stress in legumes 19. Regulation of translation initiation under abiotic stress 20. Circadian regulation of abiotic stress tolerance in legumes

B) Management of abiotic stress and sustainability  1. Serotonin and melatonin and abiotic stress tolerance 2. Polyamines and abiotic stress tolerance in legumes 3. Role of sugars in the regulation of abiotic stress 4. Phytohormones and their metabolic engineering for abiotic stress 5. The roles of aquaporins in plant abiotic stress responses 6. Carbon dioxide enrichment and the productivity under abiotic stress 7. Genetic engineering for abiotic stress tolerance 8. Plant genes for abiotic stress 9. Small RNAs and abiotic stress tolerance 10. Micro RNAs and abiotic stress tolerance 11. Use of QTL in developing stress tolerance in legumes 12. Role of post-translational modifications of proteins under abiotic stress 13. Epigenetics and abiotic stress tolerance in legumes 14. Plant gene regulatory network and abiotic stress tolerance 15. Role of metabolites in abiotic stress tolerance 16. Proteomics and abiotic stress tolerance 17. Ionomics and abiotic stress tolerance 18. Abiotic stress tolerance in plants: System biology approach 19. Plant-microbes interactions in plants and stress tolerance 20. Recent development in plants varietal development for stress tolerance 21. Management of abiotic stress: Recent interventions

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Tripathi, Durgesh Kumar
Durgesh Kumar Tripathi is working as a Scientific Officer, Center of Medical Diagnostic and Research Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology. He has authored 60 publications in reputed journals and most of them are based on management of abiotic stress by the addition of silicon. His research interest is impact of ROS on structural, biochemical and molecular changes in crop plants under Si nutrition. Dr. Tripathi is also working as editor and reviewer of several reputed international journals.
Singh, Samiksha
Samiksha Singh is working as a D.Phil. research scholar in Department of Botany, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India. She has obtained her M.Sc. degree in Environmental Science from Lucknow University. Her area of research interest is management of abiotic stress in plants using biochemical and molecular approach.
Pratap Singh, Vijay
Vijay Pratap Singh is working as an Assistant Professor, Department of Botany in Govt. Ramanuj Pratap Singhdev Post Graduate College, Baikunthpur, Koriya, an affiliated degree college of Sarguja University, Chhattisgarh, India. Dr. Singh has obtained his D.Phil. degree from University of Allahabad on topic "Oxidative stress and antioxidant system in some cyanobacteria simultaneously exposed to UV-B and heavy metal”. He has authored 70 publications as well as editorials in reputed journals. His area of research interest is role of nitric oxide and hydrogen sulfide signaling in the regulation of abiotic stress in plants. Dr. Singh is also working as editor and reviewer of several reputed international journals.
Prasad, Sheo Mohan
Sheo Mohan Prasad is working as a Professor in Department of Botany, University of Allahabad having obtained his academic degrees from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. Professor Prasad has authored 150 scientific publications. His main area of research is physiology and biochemistry of plants as well as cyanobacteria under abiotic stresses i.e. UV-B, heavy metals, pesticides, temperature, salinity, high light, etc with special reference to abiotic stress management. Professor Prasad is also working as editor and reviewer of several reputed international journals.
Chauhan, Devendra Kumar
Devendra Kumar Chauhan is working as a Professor in Department of Botany, University of Allahabad. Professor Chauhan has authored 100 scientific publications. His research interest is role of Si nutrition in management of abiotic stress in plants. Professor Chauhan is also working as editor and reviewer of several reputed international journals
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