Strategies for Improving Drought Resistance in Grain Legumes

@article{Subbarao1995StrategiesFI,
  title={Strategies for Improving Drought Resistance in Grain Legumes},
  author={Guntur Venkata Subbarao and Christina Johansen and Alfred E. Slinkard and R. C. Nageswara Rao and N. P. Saxena and Yashvir S. Chauhan},
  journal={Critical Reviews in Plant Sciences},
  year={1995},
  volume={14},
  pages={469-523}
}
This review distills recent information on drought resistance characteristics of grain legumes with a view toward developing appropriate genetic enhancement strategies for water-limited environments. First, the possible adaptations that allow grain legumes to better cope with drought stress are summarized. It is suggested that there are considerable gains to be made in increasing yield and yield stability in environments characterized by terminal drought stress by further exploiting drought… Expand
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