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Agronomy 2018, 8(8), 130; https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8080130

Analysis of Stress Resistance Using Next Generation Techniques

Plant Genome and Systems Biology, Helmholtz Center Munich-German Research Center for Environmental Health, 85764 Neuherberg, Germany
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Received: 29 June 2018 / Revised: 24 July 2018 / Accepted: 26 July 2018 / Published: 27 July 2018
(This article belongs to the Special Issue Biotic and Abiotic Stress Responses in Crop Plants)
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Food security for a growing world population remains one of the most challenging tasks. Rapid climate change accelerates the loss of arable land used for crop production, while it simultaneously imposes increasing biotic and abiotic stresses on crop plants. Analysis and molecular understanding of the factors governing stress tolerance is in the focus of scientific and applied research. One plant is often mentioned in the context with stress resistance—Chenopodium quinoa. Through improved breeding strategies and the use of next generation approaches to study and understand quinoa’s salinity tolerance, an important step towards securing food supply is taken. View Full-Text
Keywords: stress resistance; abiotic and biotic stresses; genetic diversity; Chenopodium quinoa; omics stress resistance; abiotic and biotic stresses; genetic diversity; Chenopodium quinoa; omics
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Messerer, M.; Lang, D.; Mayer, K.F.X. Analysis of Stress Resistance Using Next Generation Techniques. Agronomy 2018, 8, 130.

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