Engineering Multiple Abiotic Stress Tolerance in Canola, Brassica napus
Neeta Lohani, Divya Jain, Mohan B Singh, Prem L Bhalla
Frontiers in Plant Science | FRONTIERS MEDIA SA | Published : 2020
Impacts of climate change like global warming, drought, flooding, and other extreme events are posing severe challenges to global crop production. Contribution of Brassica napus towards the oilseed industry makes it an essential component of international trade and agroeconomics. Consequences from increasing occurrences of multiple abiotic stresses on this crop are leading to agroeconomic losses making it vital to endow B. napus crop with an ability to survive and maintain yield when faced with simultaneous exposure to multiple abiotic stresses. For an improved understanding of the stress sensing machinery, there is a need for analyzing regulatory pathways of multiple stress-responsive genes..View full abstract
Awarded by Australia-India Strategic Research Fund
We gratefully acknowledge financial support from the Australia-India Strategic Research Fund, GCF010009. NL and DJ were supported by The University of Melbourne Research Scholarship during this study.