Abscisic Acid Perception, Signaling and Response in Crops: Fighting Climate Change
Deadline for manuscript submissions: 29 March 2024 | Viewed by 247
2. CIT-RIO NEGRO Sede Atlántica, Universidad Nacional de Río Negro (UNRN-CONICET), Viedma 8500, Argentina
Interests: plant biology; biotechnology; cell signaling; plant stress; plant hormones; plant physiology; abscisic acid
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Food production is being challenged by climate change. Severe drought, extreme temperature and high salinity soils are just some of the abiotic stresses expected to face agriculture in the next years. The phytohormone abscisic acid (ABA) plays a key role in plant response to abiotic stress. Thus, studies on ABA perception, signaling and response in crops are needed to understand and master the plant adaptation to sub-optimal environments. This Special Issue of Life on “Abscisic Acid Perception, Signaling and Response in Crops: Fighting Climate Change” intends to group original research articles and review papers regarding the ABA machinery in crops: from synthesis to response. The final out-put aims to provide the fundamental basis for further stress-resistance breeding in crops.
Dr. Gaston Alfredo Pizzio
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