Plant breeding for abiotic & biotic stresses
Salt-related Genes Expression Pattern in Salt-Tolerant and Salt-Sensitive Cultivars of Cotton (Gossypium sp.) under NaCl Stress

Nafise Taghizadeh; Gholam Ali Ranjbar; Ghorban Ali Nematzadeh; Mohammad Reza Ramazani Moghaddam

Volume 6, Issue 1 , June 2018, , Pages 1-15

  Salinity is one of the most important limitation factors in development of agricultural products. Cotton has a relative tolerance to salinity; however, salinity reduces its growth during germination and seedling stages. In this research, split-factorial design of time based on randomized complete block ...  Read More

Genetic engineering & plant breeding
Improved salt tolerance in canola (Brasica napus) plants by overexpression of Arabidopsis Na+/H+ antiporter gene AtNHX1

Ebrahim Doranie Uliaie; Behzad Ghareyazi; Mohammad Farsi; Karl-Heinz Kogel

Volume 1, Issue 1 , December 2012, , Pages 34-42

  A significant portion of the world’s cultivated land is affected by salinity that reduces crop productivity in these areas. Breeding for salt tolerance is one of the important strategies to overcome this problem. Recently, genetic engineering is becoming a promising approach to improving salt tolerance. ...  Read More