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Front. Plant Sci., 04 July 2016 | https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00869

Mitigation of NaCl Stress by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi through the Modulation of Osmolytes, Antioxidants and Secondary Metabolites in Mustard (Brassica juncea L.) Plants

Maryam Sarwat1, Abeer Hashem2,3, Mohammad A. Ahanger4, Elsayed F. Abd_Allah5, A. A. Alqarawi5, Mohammed N. Alyemeni3, Parvaiz Ahmad3,6* and Salih Gucel7
  • 1Department of Pharmaceutical Biotechnology, Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Amity University, Noida, India
  • 2Mycology and Plant Disease Survey Department, Plant Pathology Research Institute, Agriculture Research Center, Giza, Egypt
  • 3Botany and Microbiology Department, College of Science, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 4Stress Physiology Laboratory, Department of Botany, Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India
  • 5Plant Production Department, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, King Saud University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • 6Department of Botany, Sri Pratap College, Srinagar, India
  • 7Centre for Environmental Research, Near East University, Nicosia, Cyprus

Citation: Sarwat M, Hashem A, Ahanger MA, Abd_Allah EF, Alqarawi AA, Alyemeni MN, Ahmad P and Gucel S (2016) Mitigation of NaCl Stress by Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi through the Modulation of Osmolytes, Antioxidants and Secondary Metabolites in Mustard (Brassica juncea L.) Plants. Front. Plant Sci. 7:869. doi: 10.3389/fpls.2016.00869

Received: 27 March 2016; Accepted: 02 June 2016;
Published: 04 July 2016; Retracted: 23 December 2016.

Edited by:

Juan Francisco Jimenez Bremont, Instituto Potosino de Investigación Científica y Tecnológica, A.C., Mexico

Reviewed by:

Abu Hena Mostafa Kamal, University of Texas at Arlington, USA
Mirza Hasanuzzaman, Sher-e-Bangla Agricultural University, Bangladesh