Salinity impairs photosynthetic capacity and enhances carotenoid-related gene expression and biosynthesis in tomato (Solanum lycopersicum L. cv. Micro-Tom)

Carotenoids are essential components of the photosynthetic antenna and reaction center complexes, being also responsible for antioxidant defense, coloration, and many other functions in multiple plant tissues. In tomato, salinity negatively affects the development of vegetative organs and productivi...

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Main Authors: Andrés Leiva-Ampuero, Mario Agurto, José Tomás Matus, Gustavo Hoppe, Camila Huidobro, Claudio Inostroza-Blancheteau, Marjorie Reyes-Díaz, Claudia Stange, Paulo Canessa, Andrea Vega
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Published: PeerJ Inc. 2020-09-01
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