Brassinosteroids Plant Growth and Development

The entire range of the developmental process in plants is regulated by a shift in the hormonal concentration, tissue sensitivity and their interaction with the factors operating around the plants. Phytohormones play a crucial role in regulating the direction of plant in a coordinated fashion in association with metabolism that provides energy and the building blocks to generate the form that we recognize as a plant. Out of the recognized hormones, attention has largely been focused on Auxins, Gibberellins, Cytokinins, Abscisic acid, Ethylene and more recently on Brassinosteroids. In this book we are providing the information about a brassinosteroids that again confirm its status as phytohormones because it has significant impact on various aspects of the plant life and its ubiquitous distribution throughout the plant kingdom. Brassinosteroids are generating a significant impact on plant growth and development, photosynthesis, transpiration, ion uptake and transport, induces specific changes in leaf anatomy and chloroplast structure. This book is not an encyclopedia of reviews but includes a selected collection of newly written, integrated, illustrated reviews describing our knowledge of brassinosteroids. The aim of this book is to tell all about brassinosteroids, by the present time. The various chapters incorporate both theoretical and practical aspects and may serve as baseline information for future researches through which significant development is possible. It is intended that this book will be useful to the students, teachers and researchers, both in universities and research institutes, especially in relation to biological and agricultural sciences.

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  • Author : Shamsul Hayat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Pages : 441 pages
  • ISBN : 9811360588
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Brassinosteroids: Plant Growth and Development

Brassinosteroids: Plant Growth and Development
  • Author : Shamsul Hayat,Mohammad Yusuf,Renu Bhardwaj,Andrzej Bajguz
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 02 April 2019
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The entire range of the developmental process in plants is regulated by a shift in the hormonal concentration, tissue sensitivity and their interaction with the factors operating around the plants. Phytohormones play a crucial role in regulating the direction of plant in a coordinated fashion in association with metabolism that provides energy and the building blocks to generate the form that we recognize as a plant. Out of the recognized hormones, attention has largely been focused on Auxins, Gibberellins, Cytokinins,

Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants

Abiotic and Biotic Stress in Plants
  • Author : Arun Shanker,Chitra Shanker
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 17 February 2016
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The impact of global climate change on crop production has emerged as a major research priority during the past decade. Understanding abiotic stress factors such as temperature and drought tolerance and biotic stress tolerance traits such as insect pest and pathogen resistance in combination with high yield in plants is of paramount importance to counter climate change related adverse effects on the productivity of crops. In this multi-authored book, we present synthesis of information for developing strategies to combat plant

Brassinosteroids

Brassinosteroids
  • Author : Akira Sakurai,Takao Yokota,Steven D. Clouse
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 01 March 1999
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Brassinosteroids are plant-growth-promoting natural products similar in structure to animal and insect steroid hormones. Considered a new class of plant hormone, along with auxins, gibberellins, cytokinins, abscisic acid, and ethylene, brassinosteroids are present throughout the plant kingdom. They show distinct physiological effects on plant growth including improvement of stress tolerance in crop production. These discoveries, together with advances in molecular and biosynthetic studies of brassinosteroids, open new aspects of research in understanding the growth and development of plants. This book

Phytohormones

Phytohormones
  • Author : Mohamed A. El-Esawi
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 16 August 2017
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Phytohormones are regulatory compounds that play crucial roles in plants. This book brings together recent work and progress that has recently been made in the dynamic field of phytohormone regulation in plant development and stress responses. It also provides new insights and sheds new light regarding the exciting hormonal cross talk phenomenon in plants. This book will provoke interest in many readers and scientists, who can find this information useful for the advancement of their research works.

Salinity and Water Stress

Salinity and Water Stress
  • Author : M. Ashraf,M. Ozturk,Habib-ur-Rehman Athar
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 26 December 2008
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Salinity and water stress limit crop productivity worldwide and generate substantial economic losses each year, yet innovative research on crop and natural resource management can reveal cost-effective ways in which farmers can increase both their productivity and their income. Presenting recent research findings on salt stress, water stress and stress-adapted plants, this book offers insights into new strategies for increasing the efficiency of crops under stressful environments. The strategies are based on conventional breeding and advanced molecular techniques used by

Molecular Stress Physiology of Plants

Molecular Stress Physiology of Plants
  • Author : Gyana Ranjan Rout,Anath Bandhu Das
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 February 2013
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Crop growth and production is dependent on various climatic factors. Both abiotic and biotic stresses have become an integral part of plant growth and development. There are several factors involved in plant stress mechanism. The information in the area of plant growth and molecular mechanism against abiotic and biotic stresses is scattered. The up-to-date information with cited references is provided in this book in an organized way. More emphasis has been given to elaborate the injury and tolerance mechanisms and

Hormone Metabolism and Signaling in Plants

Hormone Metabolism and Signaling in Plants
  • Author : Jiayang Li,Chuanyou Li,Steven M Smith
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 April 2017
GET THIS BOOKHormone Metabolism and Signaling in Plants

Plant Hormones: Biosynthesis and Mechanisms of Action is based on research funded by the Chinese government’s National Natural Science Foundation of China (NSFC). This book brings a fresh understanding of hormone biology, particularly molecular mechanisms driving plant hormone actions. With growing understanding of hormone biology comes new outlooks on how mankind values and utilizes the built-in potential of plants for improvement of crops in an environmentally friendly and sustainable manner. This book is a comprehensive description of all major

Plant Metal Interaction

Plant Metal Interaction
  • Author : Parvaiz Ahmad
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 February 2016
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Plant Metal Interaction: Emerging Remediation Techniques covers different heavy metals and their effect on soils and plants, along with the remediation techniques currently available. As cultivable land is declining day-by-day as a result of increased metals in our soil and water, there is an urgent need to remediate these effects. This multi-contributed book is divided into four sections covering the whole of plant metal interactions, including heavy metals, approaches to alleviate heavy metal stress, microbial approaches to remove heavy metals,

Brassinosteroids: A Class of Plant Hormone

Brassinosteroids: A Class of Plant Hormone
  • Author : Shamsul Hayat,Aqil Ahmad
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 01 November 2010
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The entire range of the developmental processes in plants is regulated by a shift in the hormonal concentration, tissue sensitivity and their interaction with the factors operating around them. Out of the recognized hormones, attention has largely been focused on five - Auxins, Gibberellins, Cytokinin, Abscisic acid and Ethylene. However, the information about the most recent group of phytohormone (Brassinosteroids) has been incorporated in this book. This volume includes a selection of newly written, integrated, illustrated reviews describing our knowledge

Auxin and Its Role in Plant Development

Auxin and Its Role in Plant Development
  • Author : Eva Zažímalová,Jan Petrášek,Eva Benková
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 26 June 2014
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Auxin is an important signaling compound in plants and vital for plant development and growth. The present book, Auxin and its Role in Plant Development, provides the reader with detailed and comprehensive insight into the functioning of the molecule on the whole and specifically in plant development. In the first part, the functioning, metabolism and signaling pathways of auxin in plants are explained, the second part depicts the specific role of auxin in plant development and the third part describes

Abiotic Stress-Mediated Sensing and Signaling in Plants: An Omics Perspective

Abiotic Stress-Mediated Sensing and Signaling in Plants: An Omics Perspective
  • Author : Sajad Majeed Zargar,Mohammad Yousuf Zargar
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 20 February 2018
GET THIS BOOKAbiotic Stress-Mediated Sensing and Signaling in Plants: An Omics Perspective

The natural environment for plants is composed of a complex set of abiotic and biotic stresses; plant responses to these stresses are equally complex. Systems biology allows us to identify regulatory hubs in complex networks. It also examines the molecular “parts” (transcripts, proteins and metabolites) of an organism and attempts to combine them into functional networks or models that effectively describe and predict the dynamic activities of that organism in different environments. This book focuses on research advances regarding plant

Plant Life under Changing Environment

Plant Life under Changing Environment
  • Author : Durgesh Kumar Tripathi,Vijay Pratap Singh,Devendra Kumar Chauhan,Shivesh Sharma,Sheo Mohan Prasad,Nawal Kishore Dubey,Naleeni Ramawat
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 10 April 2020
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Plant Life under Changing Environment: Responses and Management presents the latest insights, reflecting the significant progress that has been made in understanding plant responses to various changing environmental impacts, as well as strategies for alleviating their adverse effects, including abiotic stresses. Growing from a focus on plants and their ability to respond, adapt, and survive, Plant Life under Changing Environment: Responses and Management addresses options for mitigating those responses to ensure maximum health and growth. Researchers and advanced students in

Water Stress and Crop Plants

Water Stress and Crop Plants
  • Author : Parvaiz Ahmad
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 08 June 2016
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Plants are subjected to a variety of abiotic stresses such as drought, temperature, salinity, air pollution, heavy metals, UV radiations, etc. To survive under these harsh conditions plants are equipped with different resistance mechanisms which vary from species to species. Due to the environmental fluctuations agricultural and horticultural crops are often exposed to different environmental stresses leading to decreased yield and problems in the growth and development of the crops. Drought stress has been found to decrease the yield to

Protective Chemical Agents in the Amelioration of Plant Abiotic Stress

Protective Chemical Agents in the Amelioration of Plant Abiotic Stress
  • Author : Aryadeep Roychoudhury,Durgesh Kumar Tripathi
  • Publisher : John Wiley & Sons
  • Release : 20 May 2020
GET THIS BOOKProtective Chemical Agents in the Amelioration of Plant Abiotic Stress

A guide to the chemical agents that protect plants from various environmental stressors Protective Chemical Agents in the Amelioration of Plant Abiotic Stress offers a guide to the diverse chemical agents that have the potential to mitigate different forms of abiotic stresses in plants. Edited by two experts on the topic, the book explores the role of novel chemicals and shows how using such unique chemical agents can tackle the oxidative damages caused by environmental stresses. Exogenous application of different

Plant Growth and Development

Plant Growth and Development
  • Author : Lalit M. Srivastava
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 27 August 2002
GET THIS BOOKPlant Growth and Development

This book provides current information on synthesis of plant hormones, how their concentrations are regulated, and how they modulate various plant processes. It details how plants sense and tolerate such factors as drought, salinity, and cold temperature, factors that limit plant productivity on earth. It also explains how plants sense two other environmental signals, light and gravity, and modify their developmental patterns in response to those signals. This book takes the reader from basic concepts to the most up-to-date thinking