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Seaweed Extracts as Biostimulants of Plant Growth and Development
Marine algal seaweed species are often regarded as an underutilized bioresource, many have been used as a source of food, industrial raw materials, and in therapeutic and botanical applications forExpand
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Antioxidative response mechanisms in halophytes: Their role in stress defence
Normal growth and development of plants is greatly dependent on the capacity to overcome environmental stresses. Environmental stress conditions like high salinity, drought, high incident light andExpand
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Feasibility studies on the treatment of dairy wastewaters with upflow anaerobic sludge blanket reactors.
The feasibility of using upflow anaerobic sludge blanket (UASB) reactors for the treatment of dairy wastewaters was explored. Two types of UASBs were used--one operating on anaerobic sludge granulesExpand
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Rapid bioassays to evaluate the plant growth promoting activity of Ascophyllum nodosum (L.) Le Jol. using a model plant, Arabidopsis thaliana (L.) Heynh
Ascophyllum nodosum extract products are used commercially in the form of liquid concentrate and soluble powder. These formulations are manufactured from seaweeds that are harvested from naturalExpand
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Monitoring expression profiles of antioxidant genes to salinity, iron, oxidative, light and hyperosmotic stresses in the highly salt tolerant grey mangrove, Avicennia marina (Forsk.) Vierh. by mRNA
Plant photosynthesis results in the production of molecular oxygen. An inevitable consequence of this normal process is the production of reactive oxygen species (ROS) by the transfer of electrons toExpand
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Physiological and Transcriptomics Analyses Reveal that Ascophyllum nodosum Extracts Induce Salinity Tolerance in Arabidopsis by Regulating the Expression of Stress Responsive Genes
Extracts of the brown alga, Ascophyllum nodosum, are widely used as plant biostimulants to improve growth and to impart tolerance against abiotic stresses. However, the molecular mechanisms by whichExpand
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Seasonal variation in accumulation of metals in selected tissues of the Ribbon fish, Trichiurus lepturus collected from Chaliyar River, Kerala, India
The healthy condition of an aquatic ecosystem depends upon the physico-chemical and biological characteristics, which usually fluctuate with season and degree of pollution. The present investigationExpand
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PCR-RFLP analysis of chloroplast gene regions in Cajanus (Leguminosae) and allied genera
Twenty-eight species belonging to five genera of the sub tribe Cajaninae; viz., Cajanus(15 species), Rhynchosia (10 species), Dunbaria, Flemingia and Paracalyx were analysed for variations in fourExpand
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A novel system and technique for enhancing the lifetime of an air breathing micro PEM fuel cell based power source
Lately, there have been a tremendous amount of research in the field of renewable energy utilizing the fuel cell technology. This paper presents a highly reliable micro PEM fuel cell based powerExpand
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Analysis of Seaweed Extract-induced Transcriptome Leads to Identification of a Negative Regulator of Salt Tolerance in Arabidopsis
Successful development of plants resistant to salinity stress is problematic as a result of the complex polygenic natures of salt tolerance. Previously, alkaline extracts of the brown seaweedExpand
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