glycophyte


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glycophyte

(ˈɡlaɪkəʊˌfaɪt)
n
(Botany) any plant that will only grow healthily in soils with a low content of sodium salts
glycophytic adj
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Until recently, Arabidopsis thaliana has been the preeminent model system used in plant molecular biology research; however, as a true glycophyte, little information regarding salt tolerance in plants can be obtained from the study of A.
Differential expression of candidate salt-tolerance genes in the halophyte Helianthus paradoxus and its glycophyte progenitors H.
Malcolm CV, Lindley VA, O'Leary JW, Runciman HV and Barrett-Lennard EG (2003) Halophyte and glycophyte salt tolerance at germination and the establishment of halophyte shrubs in saline environments.
this cDNA fragment (approximately 500 bp) have an amino acid sequence with 85% homology to the Salt Overly Sensitive 1 (SOS1) gene of the glycophyte Arabidopsis thaliana (access number, AF256224) (SHI et al., 2000) (Figure 1) and 81% homology to Pisum sativum, Thellungiella halophile, and Brassica napus.
Early effects of salt stress on the physiological and oxidative status of Cakile maritima (halophyte) and Arabidopsis thaliana (glycophyte).Physiol.Plant., 142: 128-143.
baccatus has been categorized as a glycophyte, seeds have ability to remain viable in saline conditions and are able to germinate once the salinity level decreases by rain.
PEG adapted cells line appeared to acquire halophytic behavior of a salt accumulator, while LiCl adapted line performed like salt tolerant glycophyte.
Similar to most crops, Arabidopsis thaliana is an abiotic-stress sensitive glycophyte whereas several close relatives are stress tolerant.
This study was aimed to test the nutrient content of different of glycophyte legume species growing in different salt-affected soils by in vitro gas production.
Sugarcane is a glycophyte moderately sensitive to salts (Sengar et al., 2013; Kumar et al., 2014) and, when subjected to salinity, its evapotranspiration is reduced, especially in the initial stages of cultivation (Santana et al., 2007).