Anatomical features of Atriplex halimus L. to Saline Environments

Authors(4) :-Mahi Z., Dedaldechamp F., Belkhodja M., Lemoine R.

In arid and semi-arid regions, the genus Atriplex has agronomic and ecological interest.  Indeed, in addition to their good forage quality, they ensure fixation and soil enrichment. Halophytic plants are able to tolerate saline environments. They often show a diversity of structural and physiological adaptations that include salt bladders, salt glands or hairs and multiple rows of hypodermis (probable with accumulation and storage role). Related to higher salinity of soil, the halophytes react also by some adaptive, anatomical features. In order to elucidate the anatomical variability level, roots, stems and Leaves of one species of Atriplex were used:  Atriplex halimus L. The results show anatomical differences that can be linked to her degrees of adaptation to external conditions.

Authors and Affiliations

Mahi Z.
Department of Plant Biotechnology, University of Science and Technology of Oran Mohamed BOUDIAF (USTOMB), Oran. Algeria
Dedaldechamp F.
Laboratory of Paleontology and Stratigraphic Palaeoenvironment LPSP University Oran1. Oran, Algeria
Belkhodja M.
Ecology and biology of interactions CNRS-UMR 7267, PHYMOTS Molecular Physiology of sugar transport in plants) University of Poitiers. France
Lemoine R.
Department of Biology, Faculty of Natural Sciences and Life, Laboratory of Experimental Biotoxicologie bioremediation and phytoremediation (BTE-BD-PR), University Oran1. Oran, Algeria

halophytes, anatomy, blader vegetative organs, Atriplex, salinity.

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Mahi Z., Dedaldechamp F., Belkhodja M., Lemoine R., " Anatomical features of Atriplex halimus L. to Saline Environments", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 1, Issue 6, pp.69-76, CIBA - Conference Proceeding-2015.
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