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Drought stress in plants: A review on morphological characteristics and pigments composition

@article{Jaleel2009DroughtSI,
  title={Drought stress in plants: A review on morphological characteristics and pigments composition},
  author={C. A. Jaleel and P. Manivannan and A. Wahid and Muhammad Farooq and H. J. Aljuburi and R. Somasundaram and R. Panneerselvam},
  journal={International Journal of Agriculture and Biology},
  year={2009},
  volume={11},
  pages={100-105}
}
  • C. A. Jaleel, P. Manivannan, +4 authors R. Panneerselvam
  • Published 2009
  • Biology
  • International Journal of Agriculture and Biology
  • Plant growth and productivity is adversely affected by nature’s wrath in the form of various biotic and abiotic stress factors. Water deficit is one of the major abiotic stresses, which adversely affects crop growth and yield. These changes are mainly related to altered metabolic functions, one of those is either loss of or reduced synthesis of photosynthetic pigments. This results in declined light harvesting and generation of reducing powers, which are a source of energy for dark reactions of… CONTINUE READING
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