Book 2006

Biosaline Agriculture and Salinity Tolerance in Plants


ISBN: 978-3-7643-7609-3 (Print) 978-3-7643-7610-9 (Online)

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages I-XV

  2. Physiological aspects

    1. Chapter

      Pages 1-13

      Effects of salinity on rhizosphere bacterial communities associated with different root types of Vicia faba L.

    2. Chapter

      Pages 15-27

      Tolerance of some potential forage grasses from arid regions of Pakistan to salinity and drought

    3. Chapter

      Pages 29-33

      Salt and seawater effects on the germination of Crithmum maritimum

    4. Chapter

      Pages 35-44

      Growth performance and nutritional value of salt tolerant plants growing under saline environments

    5. Chapter

      Pages 45-53

      Comparative effect of NaCl and seawater on seed germination of Suaeda salsa and Atriplex centralasiatica

    6. Chapter

      Pages 55-63

      Salt effect on growth, photosynthesis, seed yield and oil composition of the potential crop halophyte Cakile maritima

    7. Chapter

      Pages 65-72

      Effect of nitrogen deficiency, salinity and drought on proline metabolism in Sesuvium portulacastrum

    8. Chapter

      Pages 73-82

      Linkage studies of structure, isoenzymatic diversity and some biotechnological procedures for Salsola species under desert saline environments

    9. Chapter

      Pages 83-88

      Kinetics of the antioxidant response to salinity in Crithmum maritimum

  3. Ecological aspects

    1. Chapter

      Pages 89-100

      An overview of the coastal zone plant diversity and management strategies in the mediterranean region of Turkey

    2. Chapter

      Pages 101-108

      Saline and alkaline vegetation of NE Africa and the Arabian peninsula: An overview

    3. Chapter

      Pages 109-116

      Vegetation zones in the salty marshes of Central Anatolia and natural borders of agricultural usage (Turkey)

  4. Agricultural aspects

    1. Chapter

      Pages 117-128

      Halophytes as cash crops for animal feeds in arid and semi-arid regions

    2. Chapter

      Pages 129-135

      Potential of dry drainage as a sustainable solution to waterlogging and salinisation

    3. Chapter

      Pages 137-146

      Vegetative bioremediation of sodic and saline-sodic soils for productivity enhancement and environment conservation

    4. Chapter

      Pages 147-154

      Bio-reclamation of secondary salinized soils using halophytes

    5. Chapter

      Pages 155-162

      Effects of irrigation water salinity on yield and evapotranspiration of drip irrigated cucumber in a semiarid environment

    6. Chapter

      Pages 163-172

      Potential utilisation of halophytes for the rehabilitation and valorisation of salt-affected areas in Tunisia

    7. Chapter

      Pages 173-186

      Interactive effect of potash and organic manures on growth and nutrient uptake of sugarcane grown under saline conditions

    8. Chapter

      Pages 187-200

      The effects of saline irrigation water by drip irrigation on salt distribution in soil

  5. Back Matter

    Pages 201-205