Salt Tolerance in Rice: Focus on Mechanisms and Approaches

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Salt tolerance is an important constrain for rice, which is generally categorized as a typical glycophyte. Soil salinity is one of the major constraints affecting rice production worldwide, especially in the coastal areas. Susceptibility or tolerance of rice plants to high salinity is a coordinated action of multiple stress responsive genes, which also interacts with other components of stress signal transduction pathways. Salt tolerant varieties can be produced by marker-assisted selection or genetic engineering by introducing salt-tolerance genes. In this review, we have updated on mechanisms and genes which can help in transferring of the salt tolerance into high-yielding rice varieties. We have focused on the need for integrating phenotyping, genomics, metabolic profiling and phenomics into transgenic and breeding approaches to develop high-yielding as well as salt tolerant rice varieties.




Reddy, I. N. B. L., Kim, B. K., Yoon, I. S., Kim, K. H., & Kwon, T. R. (2017, May 1). Salt Tolerance in Rice: Focus on Mechanisms and Approaches. Rice Science. Elsevier B.V.

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