Plant Abiotic Stress
April 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
The book is directed at researchers and professionals in plant physiology, cell biology and molecular biology, in both the academic and industrial sectors.
Andrew J. Wood, Department of Plant Biology, University of Southern Illinois, USA.
2. Plant cuticle function as a barrier to water loss.
S. Mark Goodwin and Matthew A. Jenks, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
3. Plant adaptive responses to salinity stress.
Miguel A. Botella and Abel Rosado, Depart. Biología Molecular y Bioquímica, Universidad de Málaga, Spain and Ray A. Bressan and Paul M. Hasegawa, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
4. The CBF cold-response pathway.
Sarah Fowler, Daniel Cook and Michael F. Thomashow, MSU-DOE Plant Research Laboratory, Michigan State University, East Lansing, USA.
5. Plant responses to high temperature.
Jane Larkindale, Michael Mishkind and Elizabeth Vierling, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.
6. Adaptive responses in plants to non-optimal soil pH.
V. Ramírez-Rodríguez, J. López-Bucio and Luis Herrera-Estrella, Departamento de Ingeniería Genética de Plantas, Centro de Investigación y Estudios Avanzados de Instituto Politécnico Nacional, Guanajuato, Mexico.
7. Plant responses to herbicides.
William E. Dyer and Stephen C. Weller, Department of Horticulture and Landscape Architecture, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, USA.
8. Integration of abiotic stress signalling pathways.
Manu Agarwal and Jian-Kang Zhu, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biophysics, University of Arizona, Tucson, USA.
9. Genomic analysis of stress response.
Motoaki Seki, Junko Ishida, Maiko Nakajima et al, Plant Mutation Exploration Team, Plant Functional Genomics Research Group, RIKEN Genomic Sciences Center (GSC), RIKEN Yokohama Institute, Japan.
Chapters are organised by the nature of the stress factor
There are additional chapters on the integration of stress signal pathways
Provides a point of entry to the detailed literature