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Abiotic stresses in wheat, unfolding the challenges, edited by Mohd Kamran Khan

Table Of Contents
Intro -- Abiotic Stresses in Wheat: Unfolding the Challenges -- Copyright -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Wheat and abiotic stress challenges: An overview -- Introduction -- Impact of water stress on wheat -- Impact of waterlogging stress on wheat -- Impact of drought stress on wheat -- Impact of temperature stress on wheat -- Impact of cold stress on wheat -- Impact of high-temperature stress on wheat -- Impact of heavy metal stress in wheat -- Impact of salinity stress on wheat -- Impact of UV-B-mediated stress in wheat -- Conclusion and future perspectives -- References -- Further reading -- Chapter 2: Mitigation of abiotic stress tolerance in wheat through conventional breeding -- Introduction -- Different abiotic stresses that affect wheat production -- High-temperature stress/heat stress -- Drought stress -- Low-temperature stress -- Salinity stress -- Sources of abiotic stress resistance gene -- Landraces -- Synthetics -- Wild relatives and their progenitors -- Conventional breeding approaches -- Selection and introduction -- Pedigree method -- Modified bulk pedigree method -- Backcross method -- Recurrent selection method -- Mutation breeding -- Population development -- Research on abiotic stress mitigation using conventional breeding approaches -- Conventional breeding for heat tolerance -- Conventional breeding for drought tolerance -- Conventional breeding for salt tolerance -- Challenges of conventional breeding -- Future direction -- References -- Chapter 3: Speed breeding-A powerful tool to breed more crops in less time accelerating crop research -- Introduction -- What we have achieved? -- Plant breeding -- Traditional breeding pipeline -- Methods to reduce the generation time -- Speed breeding -- Evolution of speed breeding -- Brains behind space-inspired technology ``speed breeding´´ -- How does speed breeding work?
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non fiction
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1 online resource (454 pages)
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