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Title Handbook of plant and crop stress / edited by Mohammad Pessarakli.
Imprint New York : Dekker, 1999.
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded.

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Series Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Subject Crops -- Effect of stress on.
Plants -- Effect of stress on.
Crops -- Effect of salts on.
Plants -- Effect of salts on.
Alt Name Pessarakli, Mohammad, 1948-
Description 1 online resource (xviii, 1254 pages) : illustrations.
Edition Second edition, revised and expanded.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface; Contents; Contributors; Soil Salinity and Sodicity as Particular Plant/Crop Stress Factors; Influence of Sodium on Soils of Humid Regions; Impact of Soil pH on Nutrient Uptake by Crop Plants; Plant Adaptation to Phosphorus-Limited Tropical Soils; Mechanisms Involved in Salt Tolerance of Plants; Plants in Saline Environments; Germination of Seeds and Propagules Under Salt Stress; Crop Response and Management of Salt-Affected Soils; Mineral Nutrient Acquisition and Response by Plants Grown in Saline Environments; Plant Response to Water-Deficit Conditions.
Summary Detailing interrelated topics, this work addresses issues and concerns related to plant and crop stress. This edition includes information on pH stress, temperature stress, water-deficit conditions, carotenoids and stress, light stress, pollution stress and agrichemical stress.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 0585133743 (electronic bk.)
9780585133744 (electronic bk.)
0824746724 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
9780824746728 (electronic bk. ; Adobe Reader)
0824719484 (alk. paper)
9780824719487 (alk. paper)
OCLC # 47008860
Additional Format Print version: Handbook of plant and crop stress. 2nd ed., rev. and expanded. New York : Dekker, 1999 0824719484 (DLC) 99014997 (OCoLC)41049451.
Table of Contents
Pt. ISoil Salinity, Sodicity, Low/High pH, and Soil Nutrient Deficiency Problems 
 1Soil Salinity and Sodicity as Particular Plant/Crop Stress Factors / Mohammad Pessarakli, I. Szabolcs1
 2Influence of Sodium on Soils of Humid Regions / V. P. Evangelou, L. M. McDonald, Jr.17
 3Impact of Soil pH on Nutrient Uptake by Crop Plants / Syed Manzoor Alam, Syed Shamshad Mehdi Naqvi, Raziuddin Ansari51
 4Plant Adaptation to Phosphorus-Limited Tropical Soils / Idupulapati M. Rao, D. K. Friesen, M. Osaki61
Pt. IIPlants, Crops, and Stressful Conditions 
 5Mechanisms Involved in Salt Tolerance of Plants / Benjamin Jacoby97
 6Plants in Saline Environments / Alexandra Poljakoff-Mayber, H. R. Lerner125
Pt. IIIPlant and Crop Responses under Salt, Drought, Heat, Temperature, Light, and other Stressful Conditions 
 7Germination of Seeds and Propagules Under Salt Stress / Abdul Wahid, Ejaz Rasul, Altaf-ur-Rehman Rao153
 8Crop Response and Management of Salt-Affected Soils / Leland E. Francois, Eugene V. Maas169
 9Mineral Nutrient Acquisition and Response by Plants Grown in Saline Environments / S. R. Grattan, C. M. Grieve203
 10Plant Response to Water-Deficit Conditions / Flavia Navari-Izzo, Nicoletta Rascio231
 11Constraints by Water Stress on Plant Growth / Francisco I. Pugnaire, Luis Serrano, Jose Pardos271
 12Nutrient Uptake by Plants Under Stress Conditions / Syed Manzoor Alam285
 13Photosynthesis Under Stress: Stress Signals and Adaptive Response of Chloroplasts / Basanti Biswal, U. C. Biswal315
 14The Effect of High-Temperature Stress on the Photosynthetic Apparatus / Robert Carpentier337
 15Altered Nitrogen Metabolism Under Environmental Stress Conditions / Etienne Rabe349
 16Protein Synthesis by Plants Under Stressful Conditions / R. S. Dubey365
 17Heat-Shock Proteins and Temperature Stress / Hitoshi Nakamoto, Tetsuo Hiyama399
 18Growth, Respiration Rate, and Efficiency Responses to Temperature [et al.] / Bruce N. Smith, Angela R. Jones, Lee D. Hansen417
 19The Effect of Low Temperatures on the Structure of Plant Cells / Jan Hudak, Jan Salaj441
 20Carotenoids and Stress in Higher Plants and Algae / Nour-Eddine Rmiki, Benoit Schoefs, Yves Lemoine465
 21Light Stress: Photoinhibition of Photosynthesis in Plants Under Natural Conditions / Da-Quan Xu, Yun-Kang Shen483
 22Photooxidative Stress in Higher Plants [et al.] / Ivan N. Minkov, Galina T. Jahoubjan, Ilia D. Denev499
 23Photosynthetic Pigment Metabolism in Plants During Stress / Martine Bertrand, Benoit Schoefs527
 24Photoinhibition of Photosystem II in Leaves: Stress, Acclimation, or Regulatory Response? / Christa Critchley, A. Wendy Russell, Belinda C. Morrison545
 25Oxidative Damage to Proteins in Plants / Julian P. Whitelegge555
Pt. IVPlant and Crop Responses under Pollution Stress 
 26Plant Responses to Air Pollution and Heavy Metal Stresses / Elena Masarovicova, Alojz Cicak, Igor Stefancik569
 27Effect of Atmospheric Pollution, with Special Reference to Ozone, on Plants Under Normal and Saline Conditions [et al.] / Raziuddin Ansari, Syed Manzoor Alam, Karen Welware599
Pt. VPlant and Crop Responses under Agrichemical Stress Conditions 
 28Herbicide-Mediated Changes in the Population and Activity of Root-Associated Microorganisms: A Potential Cause of Plant Stress / Asghar Heydari, Iraj J. Misaghi613
 29Photodynamic Herbicides Affecting Structure and Function of the Photosynthetic Apparatus / Agnieszka Mostowska625
Pt. VIMolecular Biology and Microbiological Aspects of Plant Responses under Salt, Drought, and other Environmental Stress Conditions 
 30Molecular Responses to Water-Deficit Stress in Woody Plants [et al.] / R. J. Newton, V. Padmanabhan, C. A. Loopstra641
 31DNA Content, Water Relations; and Environmental Stress in Gymnosperms [et al.] / R. J. Newton, M. G. Messina, H. J. Price659
 32Osmoregulatory Role of Proline in Plants Exposed to Environmental Stresses / Bruria Heuer675
 33Glutathione and Its Central Role in Mitigating Plant Stress / Chengbin Xiang, David J. Oliver697
 34Plant Hormones and Stress Phenomena / Syed Shamshad Mehdi Naqvi709
 35Abscisic Acid - A Hormonal Long-Distance Stress Signal in Plants Under Drought and Salt Stress / Wolfram Hartung, Andreas D. Peuke, William J. Davies731
 36Changes in Gene Expression in Response to Ultraviolet B-Induced Stress / Soheila A.-H.-Mackerness, Brian R. Jordan749
 37Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Responses to Elevated Levels of Tropospheric Ozone / Lola Penarrubia, Joaquin Moreno769
Pt. VIIGenetic Factors and Plant/Crop Stress 
 38Genetic Factors Affecting Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Crop Plants / Arun Kumar Joshi795
Pt. VIIIExamples of Empirical Investigations of Specific Plants and Crops Grown under Salt, Drought, and other Environmental Stress Conditions 
 39Response of Green Beans (Phaseolus vulgaris L.) to Salt Stress / Mohammad Pessarakli827
 40Salt and Drought Stress Effects on Metabolic Regulation in Maize / Hans-Werner Koyro, Bernhard Huchzermeyer843
 41Water Stress and Alfalfa Production / Michael J. Ottman879
 42Salinity Tolerance in Turfgrasses / Kenneth B. Marcum891
 43Stress in Wildland Plants: Implications for Ecosystem Structure and Function / David G. Williams, Guy R. McPherson, Jake F. Weltzin907
 44Response of Woody Species to Salinity [et al.] / Raziuddin Ansari, Syed Manzoor Alam, Syed Shamshad Mehdi Naqvi931
 45Photosynthetic Responses of Citrus to Environmental Changes / Joseph C. V. Vu947
 46Ecophysiology of Ajuga reptans L. at the Northern Boundary of Its Distribution / Tamara K. Golovko, O. V. Dymova963
Pt. IXFuture Promises: Plant and Crop Adaptation and Cultivation under Stressful Conditions 
 47Adaptation of Plants to Anthropogenic and Environmental Stresses: The Effects of Air Constituents and Plant-Protective Chemicals / Klaus P. Bader, Refat Abdel-Basset973
 48Ecophysiological Adaptations and Genetic Variability in Mangroves / Prakash Lakshmanan, Mathai Mathews, Kowk Ki Ho1011
 49Advances in Water Relation and Moisture Stress Studies of Plants / J. P. Srivastava, D. N. Tyagi1029
 50Crop Responses to Salt Stress: Seawater Application and Prospects / M. P. Reddy, E. R. R. Iyengar1041
 51Strategies and Scope for Improving Salinity Tolerance in Crop Plants / G. V. Subbarao, Chris Johansen1069
Pt. XClimatic Changes, Elevated Carbon Dioxide, and Plant/Crop Responses 
 52Plant and Crop Response to Trends in Climatic Changes / Marie-Louise Champigny, Marianne Mousseau1089
 53Leaf Development and Acclimation to Elevated CO[subscript 2] / Adam Miller, Martin Spalding, Steve Rodermel1129
 54Changes in CO[subscript 2] Levels and Their Stress Effects on Photosynthetic Carbon Fixation / M. Vivekanandan, R. Suresh Babu, V. C. Saralabai1137
 55Effect of Increased Atmospheric CO[subscript 2] Concentration on Water-Use Efficiency of Plants / Jana Pospisilova, Jiri Catsky1163
Pt. XIBeneficial Aspects of Stress 
 56Beneficial Aspects of Stress on Plants / William Grierson1185