Special Issue: Abiotic Stresses in Plants
Accelerated global warming, increased concentration of CO2 in atmosphere, accumulation of salts in soils and water deficient in most part of the world have greatly impacted our agriculture. Understanding the mechanism of stress tolerance in natural stress-tolerant plants will assist plant biotechnology.
The cover picture shows an extremely saline-resistant plant species, Achnatherum splendens (Trin.) Nevski (Gramineae). The picture was taken by Dr.