Approaches To Heavy Metal Tolerance In Plants by Sumira JanApproaches To Heavy Metal Tolerance In Plants by Sumira Jan

Approaches To Heavy Metal Tolerance In Plants

bySumira Jan, Javid Ahmad Parray

Hardcover | September 21, 2016

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This book summarizes the development of highly tolerant cultivars via plant breeding, genomics, and proteomic approaches. This book could supplement data for budding researchers by providing extensive ongoing measures to improve the detoxification competence of appropriate species via wide range of plant improvement approaches. It also offers insights into heavy metal signalling,metal chelation by organic acids, amino acids, and phosphate derivatives, and illustrates other strategies that have been extensively investigated, such as genetic engineering, ecological improvement of the rhizosphere using mycorrhiza and chelator enhanced phytoremediation technology. This book could provide simple anthology for undergraduate and postgraduate students to understand fundamentals of heavy metal pollution in the environment. The book closes with a prelude to an inclusive study of biodiversity that could provide new biofilters for metal detoxification.

Javid Ahmad Parry is currently working as Research Associate - II, in Centre of Research for Development, University of Kashmir, Srinagar, India.  Some of his publications are as below:Papers Published:Javid A. Parray , Rehana Hamid, Azra N. Kamili ,  Nowsheen Shameem, Sumira Jan, Bashir A Ganai. Biological efficacy and radical scaven...
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Title:Approaches To Heavy Metal Tolerance In PlantsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:110 pages, 25.4 × 17.8 × 0.03 inPublished:September 21, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:9811016925

ISBN - 13:9789811016929

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Table of Contents

1. Heavy Metals Uptake in Plants.- 2. Metal Tolerance Strategy in Plants.- 3. Heavy Metal Stress Signalling in Plants.- 4. Use of Mycorrhiza as Metal Tolerance Strategy in Plants.- 5. Phytoremediation: A Green Technology.- 6. Concepts for Improving Phytoremediation by Plant Engineering.- 7. Biodiversity Prospecting for Phytoremediation of Metals in the Environment.