halophyte

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hal·o·phyte

 (hăl′ə-fīt′)
n.
A plant adapted to living in a saline environment.

hal′o·phyt′ic (-fĭt′ĭk) adj.

halophyte

(ˈhæləʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) a plant that grows in very salty soil, as in a salt marsh
halophytic adj
ˈhaloˌphytism n

hal•o•phyte

(ˈhæl əˌfaɪt)

n.
a plant that thrives in saline soil.
[1885–90]
hal`o•phyt′ic (-ˈfɪt ɪk) adj.

hal·o·phyte

(hăl′ə-fīt′)
A plant adapted to living in salty soil, as along the seashore. The mangrove and grasses that grow in salt marshes are halophytes.
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Noun1.halophyte - plant growing naturally in very salty soil
tracheophyte, vascular plant - green plant having a vascular system: ferns, gymnosperms, angiosperms
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halophyte
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Most recently in January, another demonstration plot was installed on Yas Island to grow salt tolerant plant species.
Development of salt tolerant plant materials will likely require selection at several stages of plant growth.
ABSTRACT Genetic diversity of thirteen salt tolerant plant species namely Pergularia tomentosa, Salvadora oleoides, Malcolmia africana, Peganum hermala, Capparis spinosa, Tamarix aphylla, Prosopis juliflora, Rhazya stricta, Cynodon dactylon, Aerva persica, Cymbopogon jwarancusa, Calotropis procera and Salavadora persica was determined by using RAPD markers.
Although sunflower is a moderately salt tolerant plant (Francois, 1996), salinity affects its growth and development from germination to maturity.
Many studies showed that transportations of Na ions into young leaves were limited because the plants keep them in old leaves, which is known as the most desirable features of salt tolerant plant.
Salt tolerant plants contain fewer amounts of toxic ions in upper parts by adopting a mechanism of deposition of toxic ions in to their roots (Dekoum et al.
In the past two decades, successful studies have demonstrated the potential of genetic engineering approach for developing the salt tolerant plants (Mantri et al.
The four halophytes or salt tolerant plants collected from Kutch, Gujarat were the Abuliton indicum from different region Kalodungar, Bhachav and Nakhtrana, Senra incana, Sida sp.
Understanding the fundamentals how the effects and response of osmotic and ionic stress differ from each other is essential for development of salt tolerant plants.
According to the managing director, companies stand to substantially by choosing heat and salt tolerant plants over perennial types of vegetation, which will need to be replaced on a regular basis.
2007) carried out the nutritional evaluation of salt tolerant plants and reported high fiber (19.