Molecular Response and Genetic Engineering for Stress in Plants, Volume 2

Shukla, Pawan, Kumar, Anirudh, Kumar, Rakesh

  • 出版商: IOP Publishing Ltd
  • 出版日期: 2024-03-02
  • 售價: $3,960
  • 貴賓價: 9.5$3,762
  • 語言: 英文
  • 頁數: 290
  • 裝訂: Hardcover - also called cloth, retail trade, or trade
  • ISBN: 0750349247
  • ISBN-13: 9780750349246
  • 相關分類: 物聯網 IoT生物資訊 Bioinformatics
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商品描述

Plants are confronted with various environmental stresses, the most prominent of which is biotic stress, which results in yield losses. Biotic stresses include damage caused by microorganisms like bacteria, viruses, fungi, parasites, insects, weeds, and native plants. It occurs to variable degrees in almost all agricultural ecosystems globally. Fungi, bacteria, or viruses may not be present in a given year, although they usually reduce output in the majority of years. Due to changing environmental conditions, plants struggle to attain their full genetic potential for growth and reproduction. This book focuses on understanding the physiological, biochemical, and molecular changes in stressed plants and the mechanisms underlying biotic stress tolerance in plants.


Key Features:


  • Explains the different molecular mechanisms and genetic engineering strategies which have been developed and adopted to cope with consistent environmental changes and global climate change.
  • It explores the latest developments concerning abiotic and biotic stress response at the molecular level for the improvement of crop quality and sustainable agriculture.
  • It presents an exploration of the challenges and conceivable solutions to improve yields of the staple of food crops using data on agricultural sciences and omics technology.
  • It discovers how the better understanding of molecular mechanisms of plant response to different stress would be used to improve the quantitative and qualitative features of crop plants and allied areas.
  • There will be an inclusion of end-of-chapter problems and case studies.


商品描述(中文翻譯)

植物面臨各種環境壓力,其中最突出的是生物壓力,導致產量損失。生物壓力包括由細菌、病毒、真菌、寄生蟲、昆蟲、雜草和本土植物等微生物造成的損害。這種壓力在全球幾乎所有農業生態系統中以不同程度發生。真菌、細菌或病毒可能在某一年不存在,但通常在大多數年份中都會減少產量。由於環境條件的變化,植物難以達到其完整的遺傳潛力以實現生長和繁殖。本書專注於理解受壓植物中的生理、生化和分子變化,以及植物對生物壓力的耐受機制。

主要特點:
- 解釋了已開發和採用的不同分子機制和基因工程策略,以應對持續的環境變化和全球氣候變化。
- 探索了在分子水平上對非生物和生物壓力反應的最新發展,以改善作物品質和可持續農業。
- 提出了改善主食作物產量的挑戰和可行解決方案,利用農業科學和基因體學技術的數據。
- 發現更好地理解植物對不同壓力的分子機制將如何用於改善作物植物和相關領域的定量和定性特徵。
- 包含章末問題和案例研究。

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