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Plants in saline environments

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Published by Springer, Chapman and Hall in Berlin, London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Plants, Effect of salts on.

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    Includes bibliographies and index.

    Statementedited by A. Poljakoff-Mayber and J. Gale ; contributors D.L. Carter ... (et al.).
    SeriesEcological studies -- vol.15
    ContributionsPoljakoff-Mayber, A. 1915-, Gale, Joseph.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK922
    The Physical Object
    Pagination(7),213p. :
    Number of Pages213
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21388656M
    ISBN 100412140802, 3540071938, 0387071938


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POLJAKOFF-MAYBER and J. GALE The response of plants to saline environments is of interest to people of many disciplines. In agriculture the problem of salinity becomes more severe every year as the non-saline soils and the non-saline waters become more intensively and more extensively exploited.

: Plants in Saline Environments (Ecological Studies) (): A. Poljakoff-Mayber: Books. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus.

Plants that grow well in soils having a high salt content, referred to as halophytic plants. Plants of saline environments (halophytes) constitute approximately 1% of the world's flora and have evolved to flourish in locations where the soil salt concentration [notably, sodium chloride (NaCl)] is mol m −3 or greater ().The majority of plant species are unable to tolerate these saline Cited by: 7.

Plants in Saline Environments by Alexandra Poljakoff-Mayber,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide. elements in saline environments. This review includes references to both soil and solution culture studies.

The emphasis is placed on glycophytes, since most work has been conducted on this group of plants. Discussion on halophytes is included when appropriate and when information is available. NITROGEN. 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.

The intent of this chapter is to review the ecology of aquatic plants that inhabit physically and chemically extreme environments of inland waters. Such plants are fascinating in their own right, and their special characteristics have attracted the attention of a wide variety of by: 6.

Generally, plants grown in saline environments show reduced growth and yield for most cultivated species. Crops that are more tolerant may take advantage from moderate saline stress showing increased produce quality. The different ability of plants in signaling salinity stress is a key factor to improve their tolerance to salt conditions.

Salinity occurs when soluble salts (usually NaCl) are elevated in soil and water. Saline (salt-affected) soils occur mainly in arid or semi-arid areas and can arise from natural processes like weathering of mineral rocks (called primary salinity) Some plants have a short life.

Interactions between growth, uptake of Cl− and Na+, and water relations of plants in saline environments. Highly vacuolated cells.

adshelp[at] The ADS is operated by the Smithsonian Astrophysical Observatory under NASA Cooperative Agreement NNX16AC86AAuthor: Leon Knopoff. Request PDF | Transgenic Plants for Dry and Saline Environments | In the past decade, the scientific community has witnessed a major leap in our understanding about how plant perceives and respond.

Ways that plants cope with saline environments Introduction There are a lot of plants in this world managed to grow in different kind of environments by adapting to those environments in certain ways. In this essay, plants grow in environment with different salinity are concerned. Halophytic plants are, then, the flora of saline environments.

The physiology of halophytes, with its focus on adaptations enabling these fascinating plants to live in challenging environments that the vast majority of species cannot inhabit, is discussed by the authors of the papers in this Special Issue on ‘Halophytes and Saline Adaptations’.Cited by: Home > September - Volume - Issue 3 > Plants in Saline Environments.

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Buy. The plants were grown in non-saline soil and their leaf-sodium content was measured. Plants can adapt genetically to survive harsh environments. ScienceDaily. Retrieved Ap. Plants are exposed to an ever-changing environment to which they have to adjust accordingly.

Their response is tightly regulated by complex signaling pathways that all start with stimulus perception. Here, we give an overview of the latest developments in the perception of various abiotic stresses, including drought, salinity, flooding, and temperature stress.

Australia faces a substantial and increasing salinity problem. However, saltland is a resource capable of significant production. Australian experience dating back to the s, and especially since the early s, suggests that profitable new agricultural industries can be based around the growth of salt tolerant plants.

Realising this potential will require two fundamental by: 2. Certain plants, however, called halophytes have adjusted to saline environments and have developed certain ways to get rid of excess salt. Plants such as cordgrass, pickleweed, and saltgrass can be found within the boundaries of a salt marsh.

If you have. Alpine and subalpine plant species are of special interest in ecology and ecophysiology because they represent life at the climate limit and changes in their relative abundances can be a bellwether for climate-change impacts.

Perennial life forms dominate alpine plant communities, and their form and function reflect various avoidance, tolerance, or resistance strategies to interactions of cold. plants for saline to sodic soil conditions Salt tolerance is the relative ability of a plant to endure the effects of excess salts in the soil rooting medium in order to produce a satisfactory stand or yield.

Halotolerance is the adaptation of living organisms to conditions of high salinity. Halotolerant species tend to live in areas such as hypersaline lakes, coastal dunes, saline deserts, salt marshes, and inland salt seas and springs.

Halophiles are organisms that live in highly saline environments, and require the salinity to survive, while halotolerant organisms (belonging to different domains. AGAVE (Agave spp.) [Agavaceae] is a salt- and drought-tolerant succulent shrub (lily family) of the dry open deserts of the ce suggests that A.

deserti and A. murpheyi have been an important source of high energy food for over 9, years. Among the Native Americans of Mexico and the southwest US, the most popular way of preparing Agave consisted of harvesting the whole plant.

A very diverse group of species many of which occupy a broad band in the shallow water around pond margins, sloughs, and other areas with high water table. Some species are well-adapted for saline environ- ments while others appear to be intolerant of saline environments.

To survive in saline environments, plants employ certain strategies and acquire various adaptive mechanisms, which include ion uptake, ion exclusion, ion compartmentalization, ion transport and balance, osmotic regulation, compatible solute accumulation, hormone metabolism, antioxidant metabolism, and stress signaling.

B.e.s.t Crop Production in Saline Environments Download Online A halophyte is a salt-tolerant plant that grows in waters of high salinity, coming into contact with saline water through its roots or by salt spray, such as in saline semi-deserts, mangrove swamps, marshes and sloughs and seashores.

This book provides a broad overview of solute transport in plants. It first determines what solutes are present in plants and what roles they play. the volume proceeds to examine how the use of solutes has been adapted to more extreme environments such as hot, dry deserts, freezing mountains and saline marshes.

A crucial stage in the life Format: Hardcover. This book contains current knowledge and the most recent developments in the field of halophyte biology, ecology, and potential uses. Halophytes are characterised as plants that can survive and complete their life cycle in highly saline environments.

This book explores the adaptive mechanisms and special features of halophytes that allow them to grow in environments. Third, because saline soils are often complex and can include NaCl, CaCl 2, CaSO 4, Na 2 SO 4, high boron concentrations and alkaline pH, plants that show particular promise will eventually have to be tested in all these environments (Joseph and Jini, ).Cited by: Saline Environments in ARASIA Member States serves as a reference guide on agriculture in dry and saline environments, in particular those located in the Middle East.

All information and recommendations in this guide are based on successful and sound practices applied in sustainable cropping of salt-affected soils. It will help scientists and. This book contains papers from the 5th International Conference on the Ecology of Invasive Alien Plants, Octoberheld in Sardinia, Italy.

While the book addresses general questions on invasive plants, the book’s main value is its presentation of case studies on the ecology of individual species. This book, intended for researchers and students in the fields of microbiology, biochemistry, and biogeochemistry, details the biology and biogeochemistry of various halophilic microorganisms that live in high density saline environments worldwide.

These organisms are especially important to biodegr. Name building-in-saline-environmentpdf This booklet is part of the Local Government Salinity Initiative series and looks at how salts enter building materials, the effect of salt and water on some building materials and provides information available for building in saline environments.