ABSTRACT

Gain a better understanding of the genetic and physiological bases of stress response and stress tolerance as part of crop improvement programs

Abiotic Stresses: Plant Resistance Through Breeding and Molecular Approaches explores innovative methods for breeding new varieties of major crops with resistance to environmental stresses that l

part |2 pages

PART I: GENERAL OVERVIEW

chapter 5|20 pages

Breeding for Salinity Tolerance

ByRajinder S. Malhotra Thomas Blake

chapter 6|32 pages

Breeding for Drought Resistance

ByD. Kumar

chapter 8|30 pages

Breeding for Metal Tolerance

ByWilfried H. O. Ernst

chapter 11|98 pages

Breeding for Cold Tolerance

ByPedro Revilla Ana Butrón M. Elena Cartea Rosa Ana Malvar Amando Ordás

part |2 pages

PART II: BREEDING FOR ABIOTIC STRESS TOLERANCE IN INDIVIDUAL CROPS