Effect of exogenous salicylic acid under changing environment: A review

Plant Physiology Section, Department of Botany, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh 202002, U.P., India
Environmental and Experimental Botany (Impact Factor: 3). 03/2010; 68(1):14-25. DOI: 10.1016/j.envexpbot.2009.08.005

ABSTRACT Salicylic acid (SA), an endogenous plant growth regulator has been found to generate a wide range of metabolic and physiological responses in plants thereby affecting their growth and development. In the present review, we have focused on various intrinsic biosynthetic pathways, interplay of SA and MeSA, its long distance transport and signaling. The effect of exogenous application of SA on bio-productivity, growth, photosynthesis, plant water relations, various enzyme activities and its effect on the plants exposed to various biotic and abiotic stresses has also been discussed.

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