Role of Jasmonates in Plant Adaptation to Stress

Chapter

Abstract

Jasmonic acid and methyl jasmonate are naturally growth regulators widely distributed in plants. They are involved in the regulation of a multitude of processes. The functional physiology underlying these phenomena is not yet clear, although there is increasing evidence that jasmonates may interconnect with the network of the classic plant growth regulators. This chapter discusses some aspects related to jasmonates in plants, such as chemical properties, synthesis pathways, biological functions, antioxidant action, physiological and biochemical changes that occur in plants under normal conditions and the possible functions of jasmonates under changing environmental conditions. The study summarises the impacts of jasmonates on plant growth and physiology, and how jasmonates may impact horticultural crop growth, physiology, protection from stresses. The role of jasmonates in improving physiological processes in some horticultural crops and ecological significance of these findings are discussed.

Keywords

Chlorophyll Glutathione Assimilation Pseudomonas Flavonoid 

Abbreviations

ABA

Abscisic acid

GA

Gibberellic acid

JA

Jasmonic acid

JAZ proteins

Jasmonte-Zim proteins

MeJA

Methyl ester of jasmonic acid

JIPs

JA-induced proteins

PSII

Photosystem II

ROS

Reactive oxygen species

RuBPCase

Ribulose-1,5- bisphosphate carboxylase

RuBPOase

Ribulose-1,5- bisphosphate oxygenase

Notes

Acknowledgements

The author hereby thanks his colleagues Liliana Maslenkova, Tsonko Tsonev, Metodi Metodiev, and Zhivka Stoinova who have participated with their expert skills and helpful discussions through the numerous stages of the research over the years.

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  1. 1.Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Institute of Plant Physiology and GeneticsSofiaBulgaria

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