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By Usha Chakraborty, Bishwanath Chakraborty

This publication is predicated to a very good quantity at the biochemical and molecular mechanisms of tolerance of quite often encountered abiotic stresses in nature. This e-book will take care of expanding temperature, water, salinity, and heavy metals and ozone, and the way those abiotic stresses will be controlled by way of microbes via their relief mechanisms. Water tension comprises either drought and flooding. the 1st part outlines the relevance of abiotic stresses in state-of-the-art environmental stipulations. the second one part offers with 3 significant stresses - temperature, water and salinity and the metabolic adjustments and protecting alterations in vegetation for withstanding those stresses. The 3rd part offers with the position of heavy metals and ozone. the ultimate part is dedicated to normal abiotic stresses and their relief via microbes. those supply an economical and green technique of fighting various stresses

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