Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Water Stress in Plants

Edited by Ismail M. M. Rahman

Fukushima University

Co-editors:

Zinnat Ara Begum

Kanazawa University

Hiroshi Hasegawa

Kanazawa University

Water stress in plants is caused by the water deficit, as induced possibly by drought or high soil salinity. The prime consequence of water stress in plants is the disruption in the agricultural production, resulting in food shortage. The plants, however, try to adapt to the stress conditions using biochemical and physiological interventions. The edited compilation is an attempt to provide new insights into the mechanism and adaptation aspects of water stress in plants through a thoughtful mixture of viewpoints. We hope that the content of the book will be useful for the researchers working with the plant diversity-related environmental aspects and also provide suggestions for the strategists.

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Water Stress in PlantsEdited by Ismail M. M. Rahman

Published: August 24th 2016

DOI: 10.5772/61897

ISBN: 978-953-51-2621-8

Print ISBN: 978-953-51-2620-1

Copyright year: 2016

Books open for chapter submissions

5353 Total Chapter Downloads

7 Crossref Citations

4 Web of Science Citations

18 Dimensions Citations

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1. Water Stress Hinders In Vitro Regeneration of Plants

By Mustafa Yildiz, Emine Selcen Darcin and Ramazan Beyaz

704

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2. Water Stress Induced by Enrichment of Nutrient and Climate Change Factors

By Daniela Simina Stefan and Mircea Stefan

1002

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3. Determination of the Effect of Drought Stress on the Seed Germination in Some Plant Species

By Nurcan Yigit, Hakan Sevik, Mehmet Cetin and Nur Kaya

1217

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4. Ameliorating Drought-Induced Stress in Turfgrass through Genetic Manipulation

By Mostafa K. Sarmast

638

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5. Water Use Strategy of Four Desert Shrubs in Gonghe Basin, Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau

By Yajuan Zhu

773

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6. Intelligent Soft Computing Models in Water Demand Forecasting

By Sina Shabani, Peyman Yousefi, Jan Adamowski and Gholamreza Naser

1019

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