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Biotic and Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Plants

  • Sharad Vats

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xv
  2. Sanjay Kumar, Supriya Sachdeva, K. V. Bhat, Sharad Vats
    Pages 1-25
  3. Jitender Singh, Jitendra K. Thakur
    Pages 27-46
  4. Idalina Bragança, Clara Grosso, Diana Rede, Susana R. Sousa, Paulo C. Lemos, Valentina F. Domingues et al.
    Pages 47-76
  5. Wasif Nouman, Muhammad Kamran Qureshi, Mehak Shaheen, Muhammad Zubair
    Pages 77-101
  6. Evangelia Stavridou, Georgia Voulgari, Irini Bosmali, Evangelia G. Chronopoulou, Luca Lo Cicero, Angela Roberta Lo Piero et al.
    Pages 173-202
  7. Libia Iris Trejo-Téllez, Fernando Carlos Gómez-Merino
    Pages 203-238
  8. Vineet Kumar Maurya, Dhananjay Kumar, Chandramani Pathak, Budhi Sagar Tiwari
    Pages 257-278
  9. Sushil Satish Chhapekar, Vandana Jaiswal, Ilyas Ahmad, Rashmi Gaur, Nirala Ramchiary
    Pages 279-322
  10. Sonu Kumar, Asheesh Shanker
    Pages 367-386

About this book


This book highlights some of the most important biochemical, physiological and molecular aspects of plant stress, together with the latest updates. It is divided into 14 chapters, written by eminent experts from around the globe and highlighting the effects of plant stress (biotic and abiotic) on the photosynthetic apparatus, metabolites, programmed cell death, germination etc. In turn, the role of beneficial elements, glutathione-S-transferase, phosphite and nitric oxide in the adaptive response of plants under stress and as a stimulator of better plant performance is also discussed. A dedicated chapter addresses research advances in connection with Capsicum, a commercially important plant, and stress tolerance, from classical breeding to the recent use of large-scale transcriptome and genome sequencing technologies. The book also explores the significance of the liliputians of the plant kingdom (Bryophytes) as biomonitors/bioindicators, and general and specialized bioinformatics resources that can benefit anyone working in the field of plant stress biology. Given the information compiled here, the book will offer a valuable guide for students and researchers of plant molecular biology and stress physiology alike.


Bryomonitoring Phytoremediation Plant breeding Rhizofiltration Secondary metabolites

Editors and affiliations

  • Sharad Vats
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Bioscience & BiotechnologyBanasthali VidyapithRajasthanIndia

About the editors

Dr. Sharad Vats is currently working at the Department of Bioscience & Biotechnology, Banasthali Vidyapith, Rajasthan, India. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Rajasthan, India and has more than a decade of research and teaching experience. He has authored two books and published five book chapters and more than 30 research papers in internationally recognized journals on important aspects of plant secondary metabolites, tissue cultures, antioxidants and related topics. 

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