Physiological and Anatomical Implications of Salinity on Rice as A Semi-aquatic Species

Physiological and Anatomical Implications of Salinity on Rice as A Semi-aquatic Species

eBook - 2012
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Rice is a well-established salt-sensitive cereal crop and is the second most widely grown and consumed food crop worldwide. It is also a semi-aquatic cereal crop. The rice plant has many adaptations for surviving the aquatic environment, which include the development of specialised roots called adventitious roots, increase in aerenchymal area, increase in the number of roots, reduction of laterals, stunted growth, thickening of the apoplastic barrier in the roots and induction of the 'radial ...
Publisher: Newcastle upon Tyne : Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2012
ISBN: 9781443845601
1443845604
9781443840989
144384098X
Characteristics: 1 online resource (xii, 116 pages) : illustrations

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