Effects of high temperature stress and traits associated with tolerance in wheat

Sruthi Narayanan
2018 Open Access Journal of Science  
Wheat (Triticum aestivum L.) is the most important crop in the world in terms of area harvested and the second most important food crop in the developing world after rice. To meet the increased demand of the exploding world population by 2050, wheat production needs to increase by 60%. However, wheat yields are currently limited by several environmental stresses, and high temperature stress is a major one among them. This review focuses on the impact of high temperature stress on wheat plants
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doi:10.15406/oajs.2018.02.00067 fatcat:6gigvjm7mncubnzgcpimx6fc4q