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Signalling Interactions in Flooding Tolerance

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Mustroph, Angelika ; Steffens, Bianka ; Sasidharan, Rashmi:
Signalling Interactions in Flooding Tolerance.
In: Annual Plant Reviews Online. (14 August 2018) .
ISSN 2639-3832
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119312994.apr0623

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Flooding is a frequently encountered abiotic stress that is extremely detrimental to plant growth and development, metabolism, function, and yield. Water severely restricts gas exchange impeding photosynthesis and respiration, and ultimately leads to an energy crisis that can prove fatal. Most land plants are extremely sensitive to prolonged waterlogging and submergence. However, some plant species are at home in frequently flooded environments. This is linked to a set of adaptive traits and metabolic adjustments that confer the ability to either avoid or cope with flooding‐induced oxygen deprivation. Here, we outline the current knowledge on these morphological, anatomical, and metabolic tolerance traits, and how they facilitate flooding survival. Furthermore, we elaborate on the molecular processes and signalling mechanisms that regulate some of these traits. A better understanding of these tolerance attributes is essential in the quest towards the generation of climate resilient crops in an era of global warming and increased food demand.

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Item Type: Article in a journal
Refereed: Yes
Additional notes: BAYCEER147666
Institutions of the University: Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Professorship Plant Genetics
Faculties > Faculty of Biology, Chemistry and Earth Sciences > Department of Biology > Professorship Plant Genetics > Professorship Plant Genetics- Univ.Prof. Dr. Angelika Mustroph
Research Institutions
Research Institutions > Research Centres
Research Institutions > Research Centres > Bayreuth Center of Ecology and Environmental Research- BayCEER
Result of work at the UBT: Yes
DDC Subjects: 500 Science
Date Deposited: 04 Apr 2019 10:06
Last Modified: 04 Apr 2019 10:06
URI: https://eref.uni-bayreuth.de/id/eprint/48227