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Effects of herbicide applications in wheat fields: is phytohormones application a remedy?
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22516826     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
The present review encompasses the physiological and yield constraints of herbicide applications with special reference to wheat productivity. Post-independence lagging of Indian agriculture to feed its population led to haphazard use of chemical pesticides and weedicides which deteriorated the productivity pay-off particularly of wheat and rice. Past some decades witnessed the potential use of certain phytohormones in augmenting abiotic stress to get rid of yield gap and productivity constraints. We summed up with reviewing the potential role of these natural regulators in overcoming above mentioned drawbacks to substitute or to integrate these chemicals with the use of plant hormones.
Sugandha Varshney; Shamshul Hayat; Mohammed Nasser Alyemeni; Aqil Ahmad
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't; Review     Date:  2012-04-20
Journal Detail:
Title:  Plant signaling & behavior     Volume:  7     ISSN:  1559-2324     ISO Abbreviation:  Plant Signal Behav     Publication Date:  2012 May 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-09-17     Completed Date:  2013-01-16     Revised Date:  2013-06-26    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  101291431     Medline TA:  Plant Signal Behav     Country:  United States    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  570-5     Citation Subset:  IM    
Plant Physiology Section, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Uttar Pradesh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Herbicides / adverse effects,  pharmacology*
Oryza sativa / drug effects,  growth & development
Plant Growth Regulators / pharmacology*
Stress, Physiological*
Triticum / drug effects*,  growth & development
Reg. No./Substance:
0/Herbicides; 0/Plant Growth Regulators

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