Plant Metabolites under Environmental Stress: Mechanisms, Responses, and Adaptation Strategies


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Plant Metabolites under Environmental Stress: Mechanisms, Responses, and Adaptation Strategies Editors: Nivas M. Desai, Manasi Patil, Umesh R. Pawar Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Apple Academic Press Inc.
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Pages: 312 Illustrations and other contents: 13 Tables, black and white; 14 Line drawings, color; 26 Line drawings, black and white; 3 Halftones, black and white; 14 Illustrations, color; 29 Illustrations, black and white Language: English ISBN: 9781774910948 Categories: , , , , ,

Plant Metabolites under Environmental Stress: Mechanisms, Responses, and Adaptation Strategies provides a timely update on the knowledge of plant responses to various environmental stresses such as salinity, waterlogging, drought, pollution, heat, temperature, oxidative stress, and mineral deficiencies. Chapters focus on physiological and biochemical mechanisms identified in plants that are crucial for them to adapt to biotic and abiotic stress and the methods for improving plant tolerance mechanisms. The book also throws light on plant secondary metabolites such as phenolic compounds and plant growth regulators in ameliorating the stressful conditions in plants. The scientific knowledge and expertise presented in this volume will be valuable to agronomists, plant physiologists, horticulturists, research scholars of botany and agriculture science, academicians of plant sciences as well students in these areas.

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Author Biography

Nivas M. Desai, PhD, is a Fellow of the Association of Plant Science Research (FAPSR). With over a decade in the field of plant science research, Dr. Desai has a unique identity that shines through his more than 32 international and national publications. His research areas are marine botany, plant physiology, functional foods, and photochemistry. He is a recipient of a DST Fastrack Young Scientist Fellowship and has successfully completed a project on developing biofuel from marine cyanobacteria. He holds two Australian and two Indian patents. He has also attended more than 30 international and national conferences. He is the recipient of several Young Scientist Awards and one Research Excellence Award. He is the author of many book chapters and has edited six books. Manasi Patil, PhD, is a Plant Physiologist and an Assistant Professor at Sadguru Gadage Maharaj College, Karad, India. Her research interests are stress physiology, oil seed plants, and the application of plant growth regulators. She has many research publications to her credit and has attended several conferences. She holds one Australian and two Indian patents. She has also been assigned several projects from the University Grants Commission and Shivaji University Kolhapur, India. She received her PhD from the Department of Botany, Shivaji University Kolhapur, India. Umesh R. Pawar, PhD, is a hardcore botanist and an Assistant Professor in the PG Department of Botany, SPK College Sawantwadi, India. His research area is in the field of molecular characterization of mangroves. He has several publications to his credit and has attended many conferences. He has one international and three national patents to his credit. He received his PhD from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India.