Alleviation of Abiotic Stress by Nonconventional Plant Growth Regulators in Plant Physiology
- 137 Downloads
The abstract of the present chapter is embowed with the plant growth regulators along with some unusual types in functioning and modulation of different physiological processes. The secondary metabolites with their sources, chemical configuration, and biosynthesis are the major emphasis in plant physiology as growth substances. The interactions and chemical modifications of those biometabolites have been described in different ecological perspectives and their variations. The metabolomics of such secondary metabolites are the most interesting in variabilities of different functional groups involved in chemical diversity of physiological processes. The tracing of complicated cascades of these substances are described with perception of stress signal, its amplification and modulation for physiological responses. A brief account of phenotyping of the plant types is presented in concise manner for the plant modeling under the normal and stressful condition. The categories of these unconventional growth substances were depicted with photobiological phenomena. The perception of light as signal and their measurement through modern state-of-art may characterize the few compounds to be effective under few environmental variants. The major roles of these compounds in cross road of reactive oxygen species through cellular organelles have revealed some interesting aspects. The highlight of transcriptome analysis for the gene induction by these growth regulators is another module to support the involvement in abiotic stress tolerance.
KeywordsSecondary metabolites Phenylpropanoid pathway Metabolomics Signal transduction Fluorescence Oxidative cascades Transcription factors
The DST-PURSE programme, activated to University of Kalyani, Kalyani, India is hereby acknowledged for financial assistance in this project.
Conflict of Interest: The authors declare that they have no conflict of interest.
- Bhattacharjee S (2005) Reactive oxygen species and oxidative burst: roles in stress, senescence and signal transduction in plants. Curr Sci 89(7):1113–1121Google Scholar
- Coppola V, Coppola M, Rocco M, Digilio MC, D’Ambrosio C, Renzone G, Martinelli R, Scaloni A, Pennacchio F, Rao R, Corrado G (2013) Transcriptomic and proteomic analysis of a compatible tomato-aphid interaction reveals a predominant salicylic acid-dependent plant response. BMC Genomics 14(1):515CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar
- Hart JW (2012) Light and plant growth. Springer Science and Business Media, New YorkGoogle Scholar
- Karuppanapandian T, Moon JC, Kim C, Manoharan K, Kim W (2011) Reactive oxygen species in plants: their generation, signal transduction, and scavenging mechanisms. Aust J Crop Sci 5(6):709Google Scholar
- Rahaie M, Xue GP, Schenk PM (2013) The role of transcription factors in wheat under different abiotic stresses. In: Abiotic stress-plant responses and applications in agriculture. InTech, LondonGoogle Scholar
- Wink M (2011) Annual plant reviews, biochemistry of plant secondary metabolism, vol 40. Wiley, ChichesterGoogle Scholar
- Zhang H, Li A, Zhang Z, Huang Z, Lu P, Zhang D, Liu X, Zhang ZF, Huang R (2016) Ethylene response factor TERF1, regulated by ETHYLENE-INSENSITIVE3-like factors, functions in reactive oxygen species (ROS) scavenging in tobacco (Nicotiana tabacum L.). Sci Rep 6:29948CrossRefPubMedPubMedCentralGoogle Scholar