Salinity: Environment - Plants - Molecules by André Läuchli, Ulrich Lüttge

By André Läuchli, Ulrich Lüttge

This booklet addresses the responses of vegetation to salinity. even though salinity is a standard environmental issue for marine organisms, for almost all of land crops excessive soil salinity is an environmental constraint that limits development, productiveness, and general plant services. Salinity is very frequent in arid/semiarid climates the place crop construction is dependent upon irrigation. A complete method is taken during this e-book. After discussing salinity as an environmental soil issue and its international effect on ecosystems, plant responses are coated from the whole-plant point via metabolic adjustments to the underlying molecular and genetic mechanisms. unlike different books during this topic region, which specialise in convinced facets of plant responses to salinity or are convention complaints, this can be the single entire new publication in this topic, written by way of specialists within the box. The meant point of readership is graduate scholars and complicated researchers drawn to environmental biology and particularly within the sector of mechanisms of environment-plant interactions.

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Salinity: Environment - Plants - Molecules

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016) = 569 mm and Did = 9 mm. 15) = 506 mm and Did = 76 mm. 32. K. TANJI Table 12 summarizes the above estimates. Water management to grow barley vs. onions will differ considerably with onions using more water to maintain Yr of 100% because it is salt sensitive. Salt balance in the rootzone to maintain crop yields is strongly influenced by water management. 4 LAND RECLAMATION OF SALINE AND SODIC SOILS Soils suffering from either primary or secondary salinization may be reclaimed to increase their productivity.

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