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Salt and Drought Stress Tolerance in Plants

Signaling Networks and Adaptive Mechanisms

  • Mirza Hasanuzzaman
  • Mohsin Tanveer

Part of the Signaling and Communication in Plants book series (SIGCOMM)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Waqas-ud-Din Khan, Mohsin Tanveer, Rabia Shaukat, Mohsin Ali, Fiza Pirdad
    Pages 1-16
  3. Parinita Agarwal, Mitali Dabi, Kasturi Kinhekar, Doddabhimappa R. Gangapur, Pradeep K. Agarwal
    Pages 53-76
  4. Asif Iqbal, Shah Fahad, Mazhar Iqbal, Madeeha Alamzeb, Adeel Ahmad, Shazma Anwar et al.
    Pages 77-118
  5. Rizwana Nawaz, Zeshan Ali, Tayyaba Andleeb, Umar Masood Qureshi
    Pages 119-135
  6. Sadia Latif, Tariq Shah, Rizwana Nawaz, Fazal Munsif, Mudassir Ali, Muneeb ur Rehman et al.
    Pages 211-229
  7. Aida Shomali, Sasan Aliniaeifard
    Pages 231-258
  8. Sasan Aliniaeifard, Aida Shomali, Maryam Seifikalhor, Oksana Lastochkina
    Pages 259-298
  9. Mohsin Tanveer, Hassan Ahmed Ibraheem Ahmed
    Pages 299-314
  10. Geetha Govind, Vokkaliga T. Harshavardhan, Chwan-Yang Hong
    Pages 315-335
  11. Syed Uzma Jalil, Mohammad Israil Ansari
    Pages 337-350
  12. Xuan Lan Thi Hoang, Yen-Nhi Hoang Nguyen, Nguyen Phuong Thao, Lam-Son Phan Tran
    Pages 351-366
  13. Sadia Latif, Tariq Shah, Fazal Munsif, Roberto D’Amato
    Pages 367-382
  14. Tayyaba Andleeb, Tariq Shah, Rizwana Nawaz, Iqra Munir, Fazal Munsif, Arshad Jalal
    Pages 383-403

About this book


This book presents various aspects of salt and drought stress signaling in crops, combining physiological, biochemical, and molecular studies. Salt and drought stress are two major constraints on crop production worldwide. Plants possess several mechanisms to cope with the adverse effects of salt and drought. Among these mechanisms, stress signaling is very important, because it integrates and regulates nuclear gene expression and other cellular activities, which can help to restore cellular homeostasis. Accordingly, understanding the signaling cascades will help plant biologists to grasp the tolerance mechanisms that allow breeders to develop tolerant crop varieties. 
This book is an essential resource for researchers and graduate students working on salt and drought stress physiology and plant breeding. 


Abiotic stress Stress signaling Salinity Drought Reactive oxygen species (ROS) Stress tolerant Stress physiology

Editors and affiliations

  • Mirza Hasanuzzaman
    • 1
  • Mohsin Tanveer
    • 2
  1. 1.Department of AgronomySher-e-Bangla Agricultural UniversityDhakaBangladesh
  2. 2.School of Land and FoodUniversity of TasmaniaHobartAustralia

About the editors

Mirza Hasanuzzaman is a Professor of Agronomy at Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Dhaka, Bangladesh. Prof. Hasanuzzaman has published over 70 articles in peer-reviewed journals and books, edited 3 books, and written 35 book chapters on important aspects of plant physiology, plant stress responses, and environmental problems in relation to plant species. He is an editor or reviewer for more than 50 peer-reviewed international journals and the recipient of the ‘Publons Peer Review Award 2017.’ In addition, he is an active member of 40 professional societies and is the Publication Secretary of the Bangladesh Society of Agronomy. He received the World Academy of Science (TWAS) Young Scientist Award in 2014. 

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