Cold Stress in Citrus: A Molecular, Physiological and Biochemical Perspective
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Cita bibliográficaPrimo-Capella, A., Martínez-Cuenca, M. R. & Forner-Giner, M. Á. (2021). Cold Stress in Citrus: A Molecular, Physiological and Biochemical Perspective. Horticulturae, 7(10), 340.
Due to climate change, we are forced to face new abiotic stress challenges like cold and heat waves that currently result from global warming. Losses due to frost and low temperatures force us to better understand the physiological, hormonal, and molecular mechanisms of response to such stress to face losses, especially in tropical and subtropical crops like citrus fruit, which are well adapted to certain weather conditions. Many of the responses to cold stress that are found are also conserved in citrus. Hence, this review also intends to show the latest work on citrus. In addition to basic research, there is a great need to employ and cultivate new citrus rootstocks to better adapt to environmental conditions.