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Increasing Resilience in Crops for Future Changing Environment

  • Pradeep Kumar Dubey
  • Gopal Shankar Singh
  • Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
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Part of the SpringerBriefs in Environmental Science book series (BRIEFSENVIRONMENTAL)

Abstract

Increasing the resilience of agricultural crops towards various biotic and abiotic stresses is a promising method for maximizing the crop production under adverse conditions. In this chapter, we briefly discussed various integrated strategies for conferring drought, flood, salinity, pests, and diseases resistance in agricultural crops including the resistance to elevated CO2 under changing climatic conditions.

Keywords

Crop modelling Drought tolerance Flood tolerance Futuristic crops Resilient varieties Salinity tolerance 

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  • Pradeep Kumar Dubey
    • 1
  • Gopal Shankar Singh
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  • Purushothaman Chirakkuzhyil Abhilash
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of Environment & Sustainable DevelopmentBanaras Hindu UniversityVaranasiIndia

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