2012

Plant Responses to Drought Stress

From Morphological to Molecular Features

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ISBN: 978-3-642-32652-3 (Print) 978-3-642-32653-0 (Online)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-ix

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    Book Chapter

    Pages 1-33

    Drought Stress in Plants: An Overview

  3. Morphological and Anatomical Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 35-35

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      Pages 37-61

      Morpho-Anatomical Traits for Plant Adaptation to Drought

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 63-109

      Xylem Cavitation and Embolism in Plants Living in Water-Limited Ecosystems

  4. Physiological Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 111-111

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      Pages 113-127

      Regulation of Root Water Uptake Under Drought Stress Conditions

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      Pages 129-144

      The Response of Photosynthesis to Soil Water Stress

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      Pages 145-170

      Water Use Strategies of Plants Under Drought Conditions

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      Pages 171-195

      Effects of Drought on Nutrient Uptake and Assimilation in Vegetable Crops

  5. Biochemical and Molecular Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 197-197

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 199-229

      Osmotic Adjustment Under Drought Conditions

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      Pages 231-258

      Antioxidant Defenses Against Drought Stress

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      Pages 259-272

      Understanding and Exploiting Plant Hormone Biology to Enhance Crop Production Under Water Scarcity

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      Pages 273-289

      Genome-Wide Transcriptional Reprogramming Under Drought Stress

  6. Ecophysiological Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 291-291

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 293-333

      Drought Response in Forest Trees: From the Species to the Gene

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 335-362

      Contribution of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis to Plant Drought Tolerance: State of the Art

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 363-382

      Future Environmental Conditions will Limit Yield in N2 Fixing Alfalfa

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 383-413

      Enhancement of Plant Drought Tolerance by Microbes

  7. Field Responses

    1. Front Matter

      Pages 415-415

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 417-440

      Physiology of the Yield Under Drought: Lessons from Studies with Lupin

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      Book Chapter

      Pages 441-459

      Drought in Deciduous Fruit Trees: Implications for Yield and Fruit Quality

  8. Back Matter

    Pages 461-466