2006

Biosaline Agriculture and Salinity Tolerance in Plants

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

Table of contents (20 chapters)

  1. Physiological aspects

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      Pages 1-13

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

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      Pages 15-27

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

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      Pages 29-33

      Salt and seawater effects on the germination of Crithmum maritimum

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      Pages 35-44

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

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      Pages 45-53

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

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      Pages 55-63

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

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      Pages 65-72

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

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      Pages 73-82

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

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      Pages 83-88

      Kinetics of the antioxidant response to salinity in Crithmum maritimum

  2. Ecological aspects

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      Pages 89-100

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

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      Pages 101-108

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

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      Pages 109-116

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

  3. Agricultural aspects

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      Pages 117-128

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

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      Pages 129-135

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

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      Pages 137-146

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

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      Pages 147-154

      Bio-reclamation of secondary salinized soils using halophytes

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      Pages 155-162

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

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      Pages 163-172

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

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      Pages 173-186

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

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      Pages 187-200

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