Regulation of root water uptake under abiotic stress conditions.

@article{Aroca2012RegulationOR,
  title={Regulation of root water uptake under abiotic stress conditions.},
  author={Ricardo Aroca and Rosa Porcel and Juan Manuel Ru{\'i}z-Lozano},
  journal={Journal of experimental botany},
  year={2012},
  volume={63 1},
  pages={43-57}
}
A common effect of several abiotic stresses is to cause tissue dehydration. Such dehydration is caused by the imbalance between root water uptake and leaf transpiration. Under some specific stress conditions, regulation of root water uptake is more crucial to overcome stress injury than regulation of leaf transpiration. This review first describes present knowledge about how water is taken up by roots and then discusses how specific stress situations such as drought, salinity, low temperature… CONTINUE READING
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