Open access peer-reviewed Edited Volume

Abiotic Stress in Plants

Shah Fahad

University of Swabi


Shah Saud

Northeast Agricultural University

Chen Yajun

Northeast Agricultural University

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Chao Wu

Guangxi Institute of Botany

Depeng Wang

Linyi University


Climate Growth Characteristics Physiological Attributes Wheat Rice Maize Cotton Cereals Growth Regulators Cereal Plants Abiotic Stress Water Availability

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Plants are dependent on temperature, light, moisture, and carbon dioxide to produce grains and other plant products to satisfy basic human needs. Climate change is very likely to affect food security at the global, regional, and local levels. Climate change can disrupt food availability, reduce access to food, and affect food quality. Increases in temperature, changes in precipitation patterns, changes in extreme weather events, and reductions in water availability may all result in reduced agricultural productivity. To meet the food demands of the ever-increasing global population, new technologies and management practices are being adopted to boost yield and maintain productivity under both normal and adverse conditions.

This book highlights state-of-the-art research and practices for adaptation to climate change in food production systems. The main topics covered include production technologies, management practices, and stress tolerance of agronomic plants in a single source, current scientific understanding of observed and projected climate change impacts on agronomic plant production and quality, modeling of autonomous and planned adaptation, and development of early warning and/or support systems for climate-related decision-making.

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Date completed: May 26th 2020

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Shah Fahad

University of Swabi

Dr. Shah Fahad is currently working as Assistant professor in Agriculture department, the University of Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pakistan. He studied in Pakistan at Agricultural University Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Quiad-I-Azam University Islamabad where he successfully completed two degrees: a BSC (HONS) in Agronomy and Mphil. In Plant Physiology. As a scholar he continued for another degree, in graduate studies at Huazhong Agricultural University Wuhan, China pursuing Ph.D. in Agronomy which was achieved with honors in 2015. Mr. Shah Fahad did his Post Doctorate at Huazhong Agricultural University in 2017. He is a contributor to many international journals with focuses on global warming and their influences on rice crop attributes in his articles. He is a member of the Editorial Board and a Critic of ten international journals.

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