Planting Strategies and Germplasm Screening for Saline-Alkali Tolerant Rice

A special issue of Agronomy (ISSN 2073-4395). This special issue belongs to the section "Farming Sustainability".

Deadline for manuscript submissions: 30 June 2024 | Viewed by 113

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China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou, China
Interests: rice-abiotic interaction; plant hormone; heat stress; low temperature stress; salt stress; sugar metabolism; photosynthesis
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State Key Laboratory of Rice Biology and Breeding, China National Rice Research Institute, Hangzhou 310006, China
Interests: rice; abiotic stress; rice growth regulation; rice yield; low teperature stress; drought stress

Special Issue Information

Dear Colleagues,

The reduction of farmland area due to soil salinization has become one of the most significant factors limiting the increase in grain yield. To meet the increasing population demand, developing and utilizing saline land resources is an effective way to ensure sufficient farmland area. Screening rice germplasm for salt and alkali tolerance and implementing appropriate cultivation measures are the primary methods for enhancing rice salt tolerance. Despite the abundance of documents on salt-tolerant genes, none have yet been successfully applied in field production. Therefore, further exploration of genes and functional research is necessary. Furthermore, cultivation techniques suitable for planting in saline soil require further research and exploration. Therefore, this Special Issue, “Planting strategies and germplasm screening for saline-alkali tolerant rice”, aims to highlight a range of reviews, perspectives, and research articles on the mapping and functional analysis of rice mutants and QTLs under salt stress, regulatory measures for cultivating rice with salt tolerance, physiological performance of rice plants under salt stress, and exploration and utilization of rice salt tolerance genes. Some other excellent measures for improving soil salinization include but are not limited to, nanotechnology and so on.

Dr. Baohua Feng
Dr. Guanfu Fu
Dr. Xiaobo Zhang
Guest Editors

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  • rice
  • salinity
  • gene mapping
  • gene function analysis
  • physiological performance
  • rice cultivation

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