Plant drought stress: effects, mechanisms and management

@article{Farooq2011PlantDS,
  title={Plant drought stress: effects, mechanisms and management},
  author={M. Farooq and A. Wahid and N. Kobayashi and D. Fujita and S. Basra},
  journal={Agronomy for Sustainable Development},
  year={2011},
  volume={29},
  pages={185-212}
}
Scarcity of water is a severe environmental constraint to plant productivity. Drought-induced loss in crop yield probably exceeds losses from all other causes, since both the severity and duration of the stress are critical. Here, we have reviewed the effects of drought stress on the growth, phenology, water and nutrient relations, photosynthesis, assimilate partitioning, and respiration in plants. This article also describes the mechanism of drought resistance in plants on a morphological… Expand

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