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Abiotic stress in rice

  1. Abiotic stress causes loss of crop production. Under abiotic stress conditions, expression of many genes is induced, and their products have important roles in stress responses and tolerance. Progress has been...

    Authors: Daisuke Todaka, Kazuo Nakashima, Kazuo Shinozaki and Kazuko Yamaguchi-Shinozaki

    Citation: Rice 2012 5:6

    Content type: Review

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  2. Rice (Oryza sativa L.), unlike other cereals, can grow well in paddy fields and is highly tolerant of excess water stress, from either submergence (in which part or all of the plant is under water) or waterloggin...

    Authors: Shunsaku Nishiuchi, Takaki Yamauchi, Hirokazu Takahashi, Lukasz Kotula and Mikio Nakazono

    Citation: Rice 2012 5:2

    Content type: Review

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  3. Ever since its discovery, abscisic acid (ABA) has been intensively studied due to its versatile functions in plant developmental and physiological processes. Many signaling details of ABA have been well elucid...

    Authors: Nenghui Ye, Liguo Jia and Jianhua Zhang

    Citation: Rice 2012 5:1

    Content type: Review

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  4. Submergence tolerance is an important trait where short term flash flooding damages rice. Tolerant landraces that withstand submergence for 1–2 weeks were identified. Due to the heterogeneity in flood-prone ec...

    Authors: Ramani Kumar Sarkar and Bijoya Bhattacharjee

    Citation: Rice 2011 5:7

    Content type: Research

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