Russian Journal of Genetics

, Volume 48, Issue 5, pp 497–505 | Cite as

Recent progress of salinity tolerance research in plants

  • S. Yu
  • W. Wang
  • B. Wang
Reviews and Theoretical Articles


This paper reviews the most recent research progress in the field of salt tolerance for plants such as Arabidopsis, tomato, wheat, rice and cotton. Salinity tolerance is defined and classified, and research advances in the physiology, cellular biology and molecular biology of salt tolerance are presented. Additionally, transgenic breeding advances are profiled and the studies on quantitative trait locus are given; finally, an outlook for future salinity resistance research is proposed.


Quantitative Trait Locus Salt Stress Salt Tolerance Salinity Tolerance Salt Resistance 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Life SciencesNantong UniversityNantongChina
  2. 2.Agricultural Science Institute of Coastal Region of JiangsuYanchengChina

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