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By Rod Preston-Mafham

This dictionary concentrates at the globular cacti, really Mammillaria, yet comprises a few renowned columnar cactus types similar to Echinocereus.

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1984) which is known to play protective role in plants under stress (Yang et al. 2003) and its accumulation has positive associations with stress tolerance (Ashraf and Foolad 2007; Kathuria et al. 2009). GB is mainly found in chloroplasts and plays a pivotal role in protection of thylakoid membranes and other key components of photosynthetic machinery such as ribulose 1,5-bisphosphate carboxylase/ oxygenase (Rubisco) and oxygen evolving complex from stress-induced inactivation and dissociation, thereby maintaining the photosynthetic efficiency (Yokoi et al.

5 Mineral Nutrients ............................................................................................................... 1 Calcium ..................................................................................................................... 2 Potassium .................................................................................................................. 6 Conclusion and Future Perspectives ..................................................................................

While Manzanilla and Negrinha cultivars tended to increase lamina thickness through building parenchyma tissues and increasing cuticle and epidermis thickness, Cobrançosa cultivar enhances protection against water loss through the increase of mesophyll tissues density and thick cuticle and trichome layers. Similarly, the wild almond species Amygdalus webbii Spach responded to water deficit by a great reduction of leaf area and low decrease of stomatal frequency whereas the common Amygdalus communis L.

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