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Tao Hu, Haiying Yi, Longxing Hu, and Jinmin Fu

one primary non-stomatal factor to inhibit photosynthesis in perennial ryegrass. A similar relationship between P n and Rubisco activity in response to abiotic stress has been reported for boron deficiency and boron excess in pummelo [ Citrus grandis

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Kevin Fort, Joaquin Fraga, Daniele Grossi, and M. Andrew Walker

relatively slow rate of shoot system development by ‘Ramsey’ ( Fig. 4 ). The rate of shoot system development observed in this study is likely itself a trait relevant to drought tolerance, as slow growth has long been noted to be a hallmark of abiotic stress

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Cary L. Rivard and Frank J. Louws

Profitable heirloom tomato production is a major challenge in the southeast as a result of weathered soil structure, abiotic stress, and diseases caused by foliar and soilborne plant pathogens. Diseases caused by pathogens such as Fusarium

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Concetta Licciardello, Biagio Torrisi, Maria Allegra, Fabiola Sciacca, Giancarlo Roccuzzo, Francesco Intrigliolo, Giuseppe Reforgiato Recupero, Paola Tononi, Massimo Delledonne, and Vera Muccilli

cultivar Tarocco TDV and were grafted on seven rootstocks that exhibited different and extreme behaviors in response to Fe deficiency ( Table 2 ). Three replicates were used to minimize the influence of other biotic and abiotic stresses. Table 1. Mean

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Orlando F. Rodriguez Izaba, Wenjing Guan, and Ariana P. Torres

production of tomatoes in North Carolina HortTechnology 18 705 713 doi: 10.21273/HORTTECH.18.4.705 Schwarz, D. Rouphael, Y. Colla, G. Venema, J.H. 2010 Grafting as a tool to improve tolerance of vegetables to abiotic stresses: Thermal stress, water stress and

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Nadia A. Valverdi and Lee Kalcsits

productivity and economic viability. When conducting field-based experiments, one should take the interaction of several types of abiotic stresses such as heat, drought, and light intensity into consideration because these stresses often occur simultaneously in

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Gaofeng Zhou, Bixian Li, Jianmei Chen, Fengxian Yao, Guan Guan, Guidong Liu, and Qingjiang Wei

Abiotic stresses, such as nutrient disorder and soil acidification, are dominant soil factors that affect plant performance. It is well known that B is an essential micronutrient for vascular plants ( Marschner, 1995 ), and it has an important role

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Natalia Falagán, Francisco Artés, Perla A. Gómez, Francisco Artés-Hernández, Alejandro Pérez-Pastor, Jose M. de la Rosa, and Encarna Aguayo

., 2006 ), tomato ( Solanum lycopersicum L.; Barbagallo et al., 2013 ), and nectarine ( Thakur and Singh, 2013 ). Biosynthesis of phenolic compounds can be stimulated by abiotic stresses such as water stress, with drought shown to bring the accumulation

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Jun Tang, Kang-Di Hu, Lan-Ying Hu, Yan-Hong Li, Yong-Sheng Liu, and Hua Zhang

and vegetables as affected by exposure to abiotic stress Postharvest Biol. Technol. 48 155 162 Hu, L.Y. Hu, S.L. Wu, J. Li, Y.H. Zheng, J.L. Wei, Z.J. Liu, J. Wang, H.L. Liu, Y.S. Zhang, H. 2012 Hydrogen sulfide prolongs postharvest shelf life of

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Cecilia E. McGregor, Vickie Waters, Tripti Vashisth, and Hussein Abdel-Haleem

often used to avoid biotic and abiotic stresses. The time to first male and female flower and the interval between the appearance of male and female flowers in monoecious plants have also emerged as key traits used to breed for increased yield under