Battling arid adversity: unveiling the resilience of cotton in the face of drought and innovative mitigation approaches

Authors

  • Ayesha BIBI University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Department of Botany, 38000 Faisalabad (PK)
  • Wang LIHONG Baicheng Normal University, College of Tourism and Geographic Science, Baicheng 137000, Jilin (CN)
  • Athar MAHMOOD University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Department of Agronomy, 38000 Faisalabad (PK)
  • Muhammad M. JAVAID University of Sargodha, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Sargodha (PK)
  • Basharat ALI Khwaja Fareed University of Engineering and Information Technology, Department of Agricultural Engineering, Rahim Yar Khan 62400 (PK)
  • Muhammad YASIN University of Sargodha, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Sargodha (PK)
  • Kashif KAMRAN University of Agriculture Faisalabad, Department of Physics, 38000 Faisalabad (PK)
  • Bilal A. KHAN University of Sargodha, College of Agriculture, Department of Agronomy, Sargodha (PK)
  • Adnan RASHEED Hunan Agricultural University, College of Agronomy, Changsa 410128 (CN)
  • Muhammad U. HASSAN Jiangxi Agricultural University, Research Center on Ecological Sciences, Nanchang (CN)
  • Abeer HASHEM King Saud University, College of Science, Botany and Microbiology Department, P.O. Box. 2460, Riyadh 11451 (SA)
  • Mouna MECHRI National Institute of Field Crops, Boussalem 8170 (TN)
  • Elsayed F. ABD_ALLAH King Saud University, College of Food and Agricultural Sciences, Plant Production Department, P.O. Box 2460, Riyadh 11451 (SA)

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.15835/nbha52113468

Keywords:

Crisper/Cas gene, drought stress, fiber quality, management strategies, source sink relationship

Abstract

Climate change has had significant impacts on agriculture, particularly on cotton production, where drought has emerged as a major threat worldwide. Long and intense dry periods in cotton-growing regions have become more frequent and severe. Drought stress severely affects various aspects of cotton plants, including chlorophyll pigments, carbohydrate metabolism, and enzyme activities related to fiber development, such as vacuolar invertase and sucrose synthase. Furthermore, drought stress disrupts the movement of nutrients toward the reproductive tissues in cotton, resulting in compromised pollen function, propagative failure, and fiber characteristics. To tackle these issues, scientists have made advancements in creating drought-resistant cotton varieties through transgenic methods or molecular breeding techniques, genome editing, CRISPR/Cas9, utilizing quantitative trait loci (QTL). Moreover, the application of plant growth regulators and mineral elements has displayed the potential to improve cotton’s ability to endure drought stress while also enhancing fiber yield and quality. These approaches activate stress-responsive signaling pathways, which could contribute to mitigating reproductive failure and improving fiber characteristics. While the impact of drought stress on cotton plants has been extensively studied, the variations in fiber quality resulting from drought stress are not yet completely understood. Current research has been focused on unraveling the mechanisms underlying these changes, including the physiological, biochemical, and molecular alterations during the multiplicative growth phase that contribute to poor fiber development. Understanding these mechanisms will facilitate the development of novel strategies to alleviate the adverse impact of worldwide weather changes on cotton growth and fiber quality. This research focuses on the drought stress in cotton cultivation and explores its different effects on cotton morphology, physiology, crop yield, and fiber characteristics as well as mechanisms by which cotton exhibits drought tolerance and highlights innovative strategies to mitigate drought stress.

References

Arekhi E, Ghasemi Bezdi K, Ajam Norozei H, Faghani E (2023). The effect of growth regulators on biochemical properties, yield, and fiber quality of different cultivars of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) under different irrigation intervals. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 42(9):5574-5586. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-023-10937-w

Abdelraheem A, Adams N, Zhang J (2020). Effects of drought on agronomic and fiber quality in an introgressed backcross inbred line population of Upland cotton under field conditions. Field Crops Research 254:107850. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2020.107850

Abdelraheem A, Fang DD, Zhang J (2018). Quantitative trait locus mapping of drought and salt tolerance in an introgressed recombinant inbred line population of Upland cotton under the greenhouse and field conditions. Euphytica 214:1-20. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-017-2095-x

Abdelraheem A, Hughs S E, Jones D C, Zhang J (2015). Genetic analysis and quantitative trait locus mapping of PEG‐induced osmotic stress tolerance in cotton. Plant Breeding 134(1): 111-120. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbr.12228

Abdelraheem A, Liu F, Song M, Zhang JF (2017). A meta-analysis of quantitative trait loci for abiotic and biotic stress resistance in tetraploid cotton. Molecular Genetics and Genomics 292(6):1221-1235. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00438-017-1342-0

Abdelraheem A, Mahdy E, Zhang J (2015). The first linkage map for a recombinant inbred line population in cotton (Gossypium barbadense) and its use in studies of PEG-induced dehydration tolerance. Euphytica 205:941-958. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-015-1448-6

Ahmed M, Shahid AA, Akhtar S, Latif A, Din SU, Fanglu M, … Xuede W (2018). Sucrose synthase genes: a way forward for cotton fiber improvement. Biologia 73(7): 703-713. https://doi.org/10.2478/s11756-018-0078-6

Álvarez S, Rodríguez P, Broetto F, Sánchez-Blanco, MJ (2018). Long term responses and adaptive strategies of Pistacia lentiscus under moderate and severe deficit irrigation and salinity: Osmotic and elastic adjustment, growth, ion uptake and photosynthetic activity. Agricultural Water Management 202:253-262. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2018.01.006

Amjid M, W Malik, TA, Shakeel A, Wahid A (2015). QTL mapping for relative leaf water contents, cell membrane stability and excised leaf water loss under drought by using EST-SSR markers in Gossypium hirsutum. International Journal of Agriculture and Biology 17(4). https://doi.org/10.17957/IJAB/14.0011

Arce CM, Besomi G, Glauser G, Turlings TC (2021). Caterpillar-induced volatile emissions in cotton: The relative importance of damage and insect-derived factors. Frontiers in Plant Science 12:709858. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2021.709858

Arekhi E, Ghasemi Bezdi K, Ajam Norozei H, Faghani E (2023). The effect of growth regulators on biochemical properties, yield, and fiber quality of different cultivars of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) under different irrigation intervals. Journal of Plant Growth Regulation 1-13. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00344-023-10937-w

Arshad M, Zhao Y, Hanif O, Fatima F (2022). Evolution of overall cotton production and its determinants: implications for developing countries using Pakistan case. Sustainability 14:840. https://doi.org/10.3390/su14020840

Ashrafi H, Hulse‐Kemp AM, Wang F, Yang SS, Guan X, Jones DC, … Stelly DM (2015). A long‐read transcriptome assembly of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) and intraspecific single nucleotide polymorphism discovery. The Plant Genome 8(2). https://doi.org/10.3835/plantgenome2014.10.0068

Aziz KJ (2021). Genome editing: new, emerging, and interesting developments for clinical applications. Journal of Biotechnology and Bioinformatics Research 3(1):1-4.

Azumah SB, Donkoh SA, Awuni JA (2019). Correcting for sample selection in stochastic frontier analysis: insights from rice farmers in Northern Ghana. Agricultural and food economics 7(1):1-15. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40100-019-0130-z

Brutnell TP (2015). Model grasses hold key to crop improvement. Nature Plants 1(5):1-3. https://doi.org/10.1038/nplants.2015.62

Babar M, Khalid MN, Haq MWU, Hanif M, Ali Z, Awais M, ... Amjad I (2023). 12. A comprehensive review on drought stress response in cotton at physiological, biochemical and molecular level. Pure and Applied Biology (PAB) 12(1):610-622. http://dx.doi.org/10.19045/bspab.2023.120063

Bajwa KS, Shahid AA, Rao A Q, Bashir A, Aftab A, Husnain T (2015). Stable transformation and expression of GhEXPA8 fiber expansin gene to improve fiber length and micronaire value in cotton. Frontiers in Plant Science 6:838. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2015.00838

Bakhsh A, Rehman M, Salman S, Ullah R (2019). Evaluation of cotton genotypes for seed cotton yield and fiber quality traits under water stress and non-stress conditions. Sarhad Journal of Agriculture 35(1):161-170. http://dx.doi.org/10.17582/journal.sja/2019/35.1.161.170

Barichivich J, Osborn T, Harris I, van der Schrier, G, Jones P (2019). Drought: Monitoring global drought using the self-calibrating Palmer Drought Severity Index. Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society 100(9):S39-S40. https://doi.org/10.1175/2019BAMSStateoftheClimate.1

Batool S, Saeed F (2018). Towards a climate resilient cotton value chain in Pakistan: Understanding key risks, vulnerabilities and adaptive capacities. Pathways to Resilience in Semi-Arid Economies (PRISE) Working Paper. Overseas Development Institute. https://sdpi.org/sdpiweb/publications/files

Batool T, Ali S, Seleiman MF, Naveed NH, Ali A, Ahmed K, … Alotaibi M (2020). Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria alleviates drought stress in potato in response to suppressive oxidative stress and antioxidant enzymes activities. Scientific Reports 10(1):16975. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-020-73489-z

Belhaj K, Chaparro-Garcia, A Kamoun S, Patron NJ, Nekrasov V (2015). Editing plant genomes with CRISPR/Cas9. Current Opinion in Biotechnology 32:76-84. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.copbio.2014.11.007

Bozorov TA, Usmanov RM, Yang H, Hamdullaev SA, Musayev S, Shavkiev J, … Abdullaev AA (2018). Effect of water deficiency on relationships between metabolism, physiology, biomass, and yield of upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Arid Land 10:441-456. https://doi.org/10.1007/s40333-018-0009-y

Butler NM, Baltes NJ, Voytas DF, Douches DS (2016). Geminivirus-mediated genome editing in potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) using sequence-specific nucleases. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:1045. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.01045

Char SN, Unger‐Wallace E, Frame B, Briggs SA, Main M, Spalding MH, … Yang B (2015). Heritable site‐specific mutagenesis using TALEN s in maize. Plant Biotechnology Journal 13(7):1002-1010. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12344

Chen G, Breedlove J (2020). The effect of innovation-driven policy on innovation efficiency: Based on the listed sports firms on Chinese new Third Board. International Journal of Sports Marketing and Sponsorship 21(4):735-755. https://doi.org/10.1108/IJSMS-12-2019-0136

Chen T, Li W, Hu X, Guo J, Liu A, Zhang B (2015). A cotton MYB transcription factor, GbMYB5, is positively involved in plant adaptive response to drought stress. Plant and Cell Physiology 56(5):917-929. https://doi.org/10.1093/pcp/pcv019

Consortium IWGS, Appels R, Eversole K, Stein N, Feuillet C, Keller B, … Distelfeld A (2018). Shifting the limits in wheat research and breeding using a fully annotated reference genome. Science 361:eaar7191. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.aar7191

Dong H, Huang Y, Wang K (2021). The development of herbicide resistance crop plants using CRISPR/Cas9-mediated gene editing. Genes (Basel) 12(6):912. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes12060912

Das K, Roychoudhury A (2014). Reactive oxygen species (ROS) and response of antioxidants as ROS-scavengers during environmental stress in plants. Frontiers in Environmental Science 2:53. https://doi.org/10.3389/fenvs.2014.00053

Deng Y, Ning Y, Yang DL, Zhai K, Wang GL, He Z (2020). Molecular basis of disease resistance and perspectives on breeding strategies for resistance improvement in crops. Molecular plant 13(10):1402-1419. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.molp.2020.09.018

Dhamodaran N, Konappa N, Chowdappa S, Jogaiah S (2023). Endophytic fungi: application in combating plant pathogens and sustainable agriculture. In: Fungal Resources for Sustainable Economy: Current Status and Future Perspectives. Springer, London pp 251-273. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-9103-5_9

El-Esawi MA, Alayafi AA (2019). Overexpression of StDREB2 transcription factor enhances drought stress tolerance in cotton (Gossypium barbadense L.). Genes 10(2):142. https://doi.org/10.3390/genes10020142

Ergashovich K, Azamatovna B, Toshtemirovna N, Rakhimovna A (2020). Ecophysiological effects of water deficiency on cotton varieties. Journal of Critical Reviews 7(9):244-246. http://dx.doi.org/10.31838/jcr.07.09.52

Evers JB, Marcelis L F (2019). Functional—Structural plant modeling of plants and crops. In Advances in crop modelling for a sustainable agriculture. Burleigh Dodds Science Publishing. Cambridge CB22 3HJ UK, pp 45-68. https://www.taylorfrancis.com

Fang L, Wang Q, Hu Y, Jia Y, Chen J, Liu B, … Zhou B (2017). Genomic analyses in cotton identify signatures of selection and loci associated with fiber quality and yield traits. Nature Genetics 49(7):1089-1098. https://doi.org/10.1038/ng.3887

Fang Y, Xiong L (2015). General mechanisms of drought response and their application in drought resistance improvement in plants. Cellular and Molecular Life Sciences 72(4):673-689. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00018-014-1767-0

FAO F (2018). The future of food and agriculture: alternative pathways to 2050. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations Rome pp 60. https://knowledge4policy.ec.europa.eu/publication/future-food-agriculture-alternative-pathways-2050_en

Forner J, Pfeiffer A, Langenecker T, Manavella P, Lohmann JU (2015). Germline-transmitted genome editing in Arabidopsis thaliana using TAL-effector-nucleases. PLoS One 10(3):e0121056. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0133945

Foyer CH, Hanke G (2022). ROS production and signalling in chloroplasts: cornerstones and evolving concepts. The Plant Journal 111(3):642-661. https://doi.org/10.1111/tpj.15856

Galindo A, Collado-González J, Griñán I, Corell M, Centeno A, Martín-Palomo M, … Memmi H (2018). Deficit irrigation and emerging fruit crops as a strategy to save water in Mediterranean semiarid agrosystems. Agricultural Water Management 202:311-324. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2017.08.015

Gao M, Xu B, Wang Y, Zhou, Z, Hu W (2021). Quantifying individual and interactive effects of elevated temperature and drought stress on cotton yield and fibre quality. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 207(3):422-436. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12462

Gupta RM, Musunuru K (2014). Expanding the genetic editing tool kit: ZFNs, TALENs, and CRISPR-Cas9. Journal of Clinical Investigation 124(10):4154-4161. https://doi.org/10.1172/jci72992

Gurushidze M, Hensel G, Hiekel S, Schedel S, Valkov V, Kumlehn J (2014). True-breeding targeted gene knock-out in barley using designer TALE-nuclease in haploid cells. PLoS One 9(3):e92046. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0092046

Han J, Tan J, Tu L, Zhang X (2014). A peptide hormone gene, Gh PSK promotes fibre elongation and contributes to longer and finer cotton fibre. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12(7):861-871. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12187

Haque E, Taniguchi H, Hassan MM, Bhowmik P, Karim MR, Śmiech M, … Islam T (2018). Application of CRISPR/Cas9 genome editing technology for the improvement of crops cultivated in tropical climates: recent progress, prospects, and challenges. Frontiers in Plant Science 9:617. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2018.00617

Hu W, Cao Y, Lok DA, Harris-Shultz KR, Reiter RJ, … Zhou Z (2020). Exogenous melatonin improves cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) pollen fertility under drought by regulating carbohydrate metabolism in male tissues. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 151:579-588. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.04.001

Hu W, Yang J, Wang S, Chen B, Zhou Z (2018). Effects of potassium deficiency on the enzymatic changes in developing cotton fibers. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 40:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-018-2674-z

Hu W, Zhang J, Wu Z, Loka DA, Zhao W, Chen B, … Gao L (2022). Effects of single and combined exogenous application of abscisic acid and melatonin on cotton carbohydrate metabolism and yield under drought stress. Industrial Crops and Products 176:114302. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.indcrop.2021.114302

Hussain B, Mahmood S (2020). Correction to: Development of transgenic cotton for combating biotic and abiotic stresses. In: Ahmad S. Hasanuzzaman M (Ed). Cotton Production and Uses: Agronomy, Crop Protection, and Postharvest Technologies. Springer, Singapore pp 537-555. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1472-2_31

Hussain S, Ahmad A, Wajid A, Khaliq T, Hussain N, Mubeen M … Awais M (2020). Irrigation scheduling for cotton cultivation. Cotton Production and Uses: Agronomy, Crop Protection and Postharvest Technologies 59-80. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-1472-2_5

ImranM. A, Ali, A, Ashfaq M, Hassan S, Culas R, Ma C (2019). Impact of climate smart agriculture (CSA) through sustainable irrigation management on Resource use efficiency: A sustainable production alternative for cotton. Land Use Policy 88:104113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.landusepol.2019.104113

Iqbal A, Dong Q, Wang X, Gui H, Zhang H, Zhang X, … Song M (2020). High nitrogen enhances drought tolerance in cotton through antioxidant enzymatic activities, nitrogen metabolism and osmotic adjustment. Plants 9(2):178. https://doi.org/10.3390/plants9020178

Iqbal M, Khan M A, Chattha W S, Abdullah K, Majeed A (2019). Comparative evaluation of Gossypium arboreum L. and Gossypium hirsutum L. genotypes for drought tolerance. Plant Genetic Resources 17(6):506-513. https://doi.org/10.1017/S1479262119000340

Iqbal M, Khan M A, Naeem M, Aziz U, Afzal J, Latif M (2013). Inducing drought tolerance in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.), accomplishments and future prospects. World Applied Science Journal 21(7):1062-1069. https://doi.org/10.5829/idosi.wasj.2013.21.7.222

Iqbal M, Ul-Allah S, Naeem M, Ijaz M, Sattar A, Sher A (2017). Response of cotton genotypes to water and heat stress: from field to genes. Euphytica 213:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10681-017-1916-2

Janga MR, Campbell LM, Rathore KS (2017). CRISPR/Cas9-mediated targeted mutagenesis in upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Plant Molecular Biology 94(4):349-360. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-017-0599-3

Jinek M, Chylinski K, Fonfara I, Hauer M, Doudna JA, Charpentier E (2012). A programmable dual-RNA–guided DNA endonuclease in adaptive bacterial immunity. Science 337(6096):816-821. https://doi.org/10.1126/science.1225829

Javed MR, Noman M, Shahid M, Ahmed T, Khurshid M, Rashid MH, … Khan F (2019). Current situation of biofuel production and its enhancement by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome engineering of microbial cells. Microbiological Research 219:1-11. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.micres.2018.10.010

Jun W, Ping L, Zhiyong L, Zhansheng W, Yongshen L, Xinyuan G (2017). Dry matter accumulation and phosphorus efficiency response of cotton cultivars to phosphorus and drought. Journal of Plant Nutrition 40(16):2349-2357. https://doi.org/10.1080/01904167.2017.1346123

Kaczmarek A, Boguś M (2021). The metabolism and role of free fatty acids in key physiological processes in insects of medical, veterinary and forensic importance. PeerJ 9:e12563. https://doi.org/10.7717/peerj.12563. eCollection 2021

Kim MS, Kini AG (2017). Engineering and application of zinc finger proteins and TALEs for biomedical research. Molecular Cells 40(8):533-541. https://doi.org/10.14348/molcells.2017.0139

Kuhn DN, Bally IS, Dillon NL, Innes D, Groh AM, Rahaman J, … Sherman A (2017). Genetic map of mango: a tool for mango breeding. Frontiers in Plant Science 8:577. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2017.00577

Kamburova V, Salakhutdinov I, Abdurakhmonov IY (2022). Cotton breeding in the view of abiotic and biotic stresses: challenges and perspectives. In: Ibrokhim YA (Ed). IntechOpen pp 6 https://doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.104761

Kapoor D, Bhardwaj S, Landi M, Sharma A, Ramakrishnan M, Sharma A (2020). The impact of drought in plant metabolism: how to exploit tolerance mechanisms to increase crop production. Applied Sciences 10(16):5692. https://www.mdpi.com/2076-3417/10/16/5692

Khan A, Pan X, Najeeb U, Tan DKY, Fahad S, Zahoor R, Luo H (2018). Coping with drought: stress and adaptive mechanisms, and management through cultural and molecular alternatives in cotton as vital constituents for plant stress resilience and fitness. Biological Research 51:0716-976 http://dx.doi.org/10.1186/s40659-018-0198-z

Khan Z, Khan S H, Mubarik MS, Ahmad A (2018). Targeted genome editing for cotton improvement. Past, Present and Future Trends in Cotton Breeding 2:11. http://dx.doi.org/10.5772/intechopen.73600

Kumar S, Abedin MM, Singh AK, Das S (2020). Role of phenolic compounds in plant-defensive mechanisms. Plant Phenolics in Sustainable Agriculture 1:517-532. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-15-4890-1_22

Li C, Kong X, Luo Z, Li W, Tang W, Zhang D, Ma C, Dong H (2021). Exogenous application of acetic acid improves the survival rate of cotton by increasing abscisic acid and jasmonic acid contents under drought stress. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 43:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-021-03202-8

Li C, Unver T, Zhang B (2017). A high-efficiency CRISPR/Cas9 system for targeted mutagenesis in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Scientific Reports 7(1):43902. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep43902

Li J-F, Norville JE, Aach J, McCormack M, Zhang D, Bush J, … Sheen J (2013). Multiplex and homologous recombination–mediated genome editing in Arabidopsis and Nicotiana benthamiana using guide RNA and Cas9. Nature Biotechnology 31(8):688-691. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.265

Liu G, Li X, Jin S, Liu X, Zhu L, Nie, Y, Zhang X (2014). Overexpression of rice NAC gene SNAC1 improves drought and salt tolerance by enhancing root development and reducing transpiration rate in transgenic cotton. PLoS One 9(1):e86895. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pone.0086895

Lo TW, Pickle CS, Lin S, Ralston EJ, Gurling M, Schartner CM, … Meyer BJ (2013). Precise and heritable genome editing in evolutionarily diverse nematodes using TALENs and CRISPR/Cas9 to engineer insertions and deletions. Genetics 195(2): 331-348. https://doi.org/10.1534/genetics.113.155382

Loka DA, Oosterhuis DM, Baxevanos D, Noulas C, Hu W (2020). Single and combined effects of heat and water stress and recovery on cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) leaf physiology and sucrose metabolism. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 148:166-179. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.01.015

Luo M, Gilbert B, Ayliffe M (2016). Applications of CRISPR/Cas9 technology for targeted mutagenesis, gene replacement and stacking of genes in higher plants. Plant Cell Reports 35:1439-1450. https://doi.org/10.1007/s00299-016-1989-8

Mao Y, Botella JR, Liu Y, Zhu JK (2019). Gene editing in plants: progress and challenges. National Science Review 6(3):421-437. https://doi.org/10.1093/nsr/nwz005

Ma Z, He S, Wang X, Sun J, Zhang Y, Zhang G, … Sun G (2018). Resequencing a core collection of upland cotton identifies genomic variation and loci influencing fiber quality and yield. Nature Genetics 50(6):803-813. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0119-7

Maeder ML, Angstman JF, Richardson ME, Linder SJ, Cascio VM, Tsai SQ, … Bernstein BE (2013). Targeted DNA demethylation and activation of endogenous genes using programmable TALE-TET1 fusion proteins. Nature Biotechnology 31(12):1137-1142. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2726

Mahfouz MM, Piatek A, Stewart Jr CN (2014). Genome engineering via TALENs and CRISPR/Cas9 systems: challenges and perspectives. Plant Biotechnology Journal 12(8):1006-1014. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12256

Mahmood T, Khalid S, Abdullah M, Ahmed Z, Shah MKN, Ghafoor A, Du X (2019). Insights into drought stress signaling in plants and the molecular genetic basis of cotton drought tolerance. Cells 9(1):105. https://doi.org/10.3390/cells9010105

Marton I, Zuker A, Shklarman E, Zeevi V, Tovkach A, Roffe S, … Vainstein A (2010). Nontransgenic genome modification in plant cells. Plant physiology 154(3):1079-1087. https://doi.org/10.1104/pp.110.164806

Masood S, Khaliq A, Rauf H, Mahmood K, Ahmed I, Hussain N, … Muhammad T (2022). Heat and drought forbearing, upland cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) variety; rh-668 for cultivation in semi-arid region. Biological and Clinical Sciences Research Journal 2022(1). https://doi.org/10.54112/bcsrj.v2022i1.121

Meeks CD, Snider JL, Babb-Hartman, ME, Barnes TL (2019). Evaluating the mechanisms of photosynthetic inhibition under growth‐limiting, early‐season water deficit stress in cotton. Crop Science 59(3):1144-1154. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2018.07.0432

Mei,Y, Wang Y, Chen H, Sun ZS, Ju X-D (2016). Recent progress in CRISPR/Cas9 technology. Journal of Genetics and Genomics 43(2): 63-75. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jgg.2016.01.001

Meyer LA (2019). The World and US Cotton Outlook for 2019/20. https://www.usda.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Leslie_Meyer

Miller JC, Tan S, Qiao G, Barlow KA, Wang J, Xia DF, … Hinkley S J (2011). A TALE nuclease architecture for efficient genome editing. Nature Biotechnology 29(2):143-148. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.1755

Minasny B, McBratney A (2018). Limited effect of organic matter on soil available water capacity. European Journal of Soil Science 69(1):39-47. https://doi.org/10.1111/ejss.12475

Munaweera T, Jayawardana N, Rajaratnam R, Dissanayake N (2022). Modern plant biotechnology as a strategy in addressing climate change and attaining food security. Agriculture & Food Security 11(1):1-28. https://doi.org/10.1186/s40066-022-00369-2

Murali N, Khan M (2022). Determinants of production performance of cotton in different zones of India. The Mysore of Agricultural Sciences 56:231-235. https://doi.org/10.54112/bbasr.v2022i1.22

Nadeem AH, Nazim M, Hashim M, Javed MK (2014). Factors which affect the sustainable production of cotton in Pakistan: a detailed case study from Bahawalpur district. Proceedings of the Seventh International Conference on Management Science and Engineering Management: Focused on Electrical and Information Technology 1:743-753. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-40078-0_64

Nagargade M, Tyagi V, Singh P, Kuma S (2023). Commercial Crops Other Than Vegetables for a Green Economy of India. https://www.researchgate.net/publication/371580589

Niu J, Zhang S, Liu S, Ma H, Chen J, Shen Q … Zhao X (2018). The compensation effects of physiology and yield in cotton after drought stress. Journal of Plant Physiology 224:30-48. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2018.03.001

Oldfield EE, Wood SA, Bradford MA (2018). Direct effects of soil organic matter on productivity mirror those observed with organic amendments. Plant and Soil 423:363-373. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11104-017-3513-5

Oliveira M, Duarte J, Morello CDL, Suassuna N, Oliveira A (2016). Mixed inheritance in the genetic control of ramulosis (Colletotrichum gossypii var. cephalosporioides) resistance in cotton. Genetic and Molecular Research 15:1-6. http://dx.doi.org/10.4238/gmr.15038667

Pereira AE S, Silva P M, Oliveira JL, Oliveira HC, Fraceto LF (2017). Chitosan nanoparticles as carrier systems for the plant growth hormone gibberellic acid. Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces 150:141-152. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.colsurfb.2016.11.027

Pauli D, Andrade-Sanchez P, Carmo-Silva, AE Gazave, French AN, Heun J, … Strand RJ (2016). Field-based high-throughput plant phenotyping reveals the temporal patterns of quantitative trait loci associated with stress-responsive traits in cotton. G3: Genes, Genomes, Genetics 6(4):865-879. https://doi.org/10.1534/g3.115.023515

Pei L, Li G, Lindsey K, Zhang X, Wang M (2021). Plant 3D genomics: the exploration and application of chromatin organization. New Phytologist 230(5):1772-1786. https://doi.org/10.1111/nph.17262

Pilon C, Loka D, Snider JL, Oosterhuis DM (2019). Drought‐induced osmotic adjustment and changes in carbohydrate distribution in leaves and flowers of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.). Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 205(2):168-178. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12315

Polinova M, Salinas K, Bonfante A, Brook A (2019). Irrigation optimization under a limited water supply by the integration of modern approaches into traditional water management on the cotton fields. Remote Sensing 11(18):2127. https://www.mdpi.com/2072-4292/11/18/2127

Rehman A, Farooq M (2019). Morphology, Physiology and Ecology of cotton. Cotton Production 2346. https://doi.org/10.1002/9781119385523.ch2

Robertson BC, He T, Li C (2021). The genetic control of stomatal development in barley: new solutions for enhanced water-use efficiency in drought-prone environments. Agronomy 11(8):1670. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy11081670

Simón JE, Rodríguez ÁS, Santiago Vispo N (2018). CRISPR-Cas9: a precise approach to genome engineering. Therapeutic Innovation and Regulatory Science 52(6):701-707. https://doi.org/10.1177/2168479018762798

Saleem MF, Sammar Raza MA, Ahmad S, Khan IH, Shahid AM (2016). Understanding and mitigating the impacts of drought stress in cotton-a review. Pakistan Journal of Agricultural Sciences 53(3):609-623. https://doi.org/10.21162/PAKJAS/16.3341

Saleem M, Malik T, Shakeel A, Ashraf M (2015). QTL mapping for some important drought tolerant traits in upland cotton. JAPS: Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 25(2).

Sekmen AH, Ozgur R, Uzilday B, Turkan I (2014). Reactive oxygen species scavenging capacities of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum) cultivars under combined drought and heat induced oxidative stress. Environmental and Experimental Botany 99:141-149. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.envexpbot.2013.11.010

Shareef M, Gui D, Zeng F, Ahmed Z, Waqas M, Zhang B, … Fiaz M (2018). Impact of drought on assimilates partitioning associated fruiting physiognomies and yield quality attributes of desert grown cotton. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 40:1-12. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-018-2646-3

Shamshirgaran Y, Liu J, Sumer H, Verma PJ, Taheri-Ghahfarokhi A (2022). Tools for efficient genome editing; ZFN, TALEN, and CRISPR. In: Verma PJ, Sumer H, Liu J (Eds). Applications of Genome Modulation and Editing. Springer, US pp 29-46. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-0716-2301-5_2

Shinwari ZK, Jan SA, Nakashima K, Yamaguchi-Shinozaki K (2020). Genetic engineering approaches to understanding drought tolerance in plants. Plant Biotechnology Reports 14:151-162. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11816-020-00598-6

Shukla VK, Doyon Y, Miller JC, DeKelver RC, Moehle EA, Worden SE, … Mitchell JC, Arnold NL, Gopalan S, Meng X (2009). Precise genome modification in the crop species using zinc-finger nucleases. Nature 459(7245):437-441. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature07992

Singh S, Das S, Geeta R (2018). Role of cuticular wax in adaptation to abiotic stress: a molecular perspective. Abiotic stress-mediated sensing and signaling in plants: An omics perspective 155-182. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7479-0_5

Sohaib M, Jamil F (2017). An insight of meat industry in Pakistan with special reference to halal meat: a comprehensive review. Korean Journal for Food Science of Animal Resources 37(3):329. https://doi.org/10.5851/kosfa.2017.37.3.329

Song Q, Zhang T, Stelly DM, Chen ZJ (2017). Epigenomic and functional analyses reveal roles of epialleles in the loss of photoperiod sensitivity during domestication of allotetraploid cottons. Genome Biology 18(1):99. https://doi.org/10.1186/s13059-017-1229-8

Sui R, Byler R, Delhom C (2017). Effect of nitrogen application rates on yield and quality in irrigated and rainfed cotton. Journal of Cotton Science 21(2):113-121. http://journal.cotton.org

Tang F, Zhu J, Wang T, Shao D (2017). Water deficit effects on carbon metabolism in cotton fibers during fiber elongation phase. Acta Physiologiae Plantarum 39: 1-9. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11738-017-2368-y

Tanveer M, Shahzad B, Sharma A, Khan EA (2019). 24-Epibrassinolide application in plants: An implication for improving drought stress tolerance in plants. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 135:295-303. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2018.12.013

Tekle AT, Alemu MA (2016). Drought tolerance mechanisms in field crops. World Journal of Biology and Medical Sciences 3(2):15-39. www.sasjournals.com

Teper D, Wang N (2021). Consequences of adaptation of TAL effectors on host susceptibility to Xanthomonas. PLoS Genetics 17(1):e1009310. https://doi.org/10.1371/journal.pgen.1009310

Thorp KR, Thompson A, Bronson K (2020). Irrigation rate and timing effects on Arizona cotton yield, water productivity, and fiber quality. Agricultural Water Management 234:106146. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2020.106146

Tiwari P, Srivastava D, Chauhan AS, Indoliya Y, Singh PK, Tiwari S, … Agarwal L (2021). Root system architecture, physiological analysis and dynamic transcriptomics unravel the drought-responsive traits in rice genotypes. Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety 207:111252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ecoenv.2020.111252

Townsend JA, Wright DA, Winfrey RJ, Fu F, Maeder ML, Joung JK, … Voytas DF (2009). High-frequency modification of plant genes using engineered zinc-finger nucleases. Nature 459(7245):442-445. https://doi.org/10.1038/nature07845

Tzortzakis N, Chrysargyris A, Aziz A (2020). Adaptive response of a native mediterranean grapevine cultivar upon short-term exposure to drought and heat stress in the context of climate change. Agronomy 10(2):249. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy10020249

Ul-Allah S, Rehman A, Hussain M, Farooq M (2021). Fiber yield and quality in cotton under drought: Effects and management. Agricultural Water Management 255:106994. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.agwat.2021.106994

Ullah A, Sun H, Yang X, Zhang X (2017). Drought coping strategies in cotton: increased crop per drop. Plant Biotechnology Journal 15(3):271-284. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12688

Urnov FD (2018). Genome Editing BC (before CRISPR): lasting lessons from the “old testament”. The CRISPR Journal 1(1):34-46. https://doi.org/10.1089/crispr.2018.29007.fyu

Wang L, Wang G, Long L, Altunok S, Feng Z, Wang D, … Mujtaba M (2020). Understanding the role of phytohormones in cotton fiber development through omic approaches; recent advances and future directions. International Journal of Biological Macromolecules 163:1301-1313. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijbiomac.2020.07.104

Wang M, Tu L, Yuan D, Zhu D, Shen C, Li J … Zhao G (2019). Reference genome sequences of two cultivated allotetraploid cottons, Gossypium hirsutum and Gossypium barbadense. Nature Genetics 51(2):224-229. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41588-018-0282-x

Wang R, Ji S, Zhang P, Meng Y, Wang Y, Chen B, Zhou Z (2016). Drought effects on cotton yield and fiber quality on different fruiting branches. Crop Science 56(3):1265-1276. https://doi.org/10.2135/cropsci2015.08.0477

Wang Y, Cheng X, Shan Q, Zhang Y, Liu J, Gao C, … Qiu JL (2014). Simultaneous editing of three homoeoalleles in hexaploid bread wheat confers heritable resistance to powdery mildew. Nature Biotechnology 32(9):947-951. https://doi.org/10.1038/nbt.2969

Wang Y, Meng Z, Liang C, Meng Z, Wang Y, Sun G, … Zhang R (2017). Increased lateral root formation by CRISPR/Cas9-mediated editing of arginase genes in cotton. Science China. Life Sciences 60(5):524. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11427-017-9031-y

Wani S H, Kumar V, Shriram, V, Sah SK (2016). Phytohormones and their metabolic engineering for abiotic stress tolerance in crop plants. The Crop Journal 4(3):162-176. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2016.01.010

Wasaya A, Zhang X, Fang Q, Yan Z (2018). Root phenotyping for drought tolerance: a review. Agronomy 8(11):241. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8110241

Wen S, Liu H, Li X, Chen X, Hong Y, Li H, … Liang X (2018). TALEN-mediated targeted mutagenesis of fatty acid desaturase 2 (FAD2) in peanut (Arachis hypogaea L.) promotes the accumulation of oleic acid. Plant Molecular Biology 97:177-185. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-018-0731-z

Xiong X, Chang L, Khalid M, Zhang J, Huang D (2018). Alleviation of drought stress by nitrogen application in Brassica campestris ssp. chinensis L. Agronomy 8(5):66. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8050066

Yang H, Zhang D, Zhang D, Bozorov TA, Abdullaev AA, Wood AJ, … Zhao J (2019). Overexpression of ALDH21 from Syntrichia caninervis Moss in upland cotton enhances fiber quality, boll component traits, and physiological parameters during deficit Irrigation. Crop Science 59(2):553-564. https://doi.org/10.3390/agronomy8050066

Yang J, Hu W, Zhao W, Chen B, Wang Y, Zhou Z, … Meng Y (2016). Fruiting branch K+ level affects cotton fiber elongation through osmoregulation. Frontiers in Plant Science 7:13. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpls.2016.00013

Yang X, Lu M, Wang Y, Wang Y, Liu Z, Chen S (2021). Response mechanism of plants to drought stress. Horticulturae 7(3):50. https://doi.org/10.3390/horticulturae7030050

Yu LH, Wu S J, Peng Y S, Liu R N, Chen X, Zhao P, … Xu P, Zhu JB, Jiao GL, Pei Y (2016). Arabidopsis EDT 1/HDG 11 improves drought and salt tolerance in cotton and poplar and increases cotton yield in the field. Plant Biotechnology Journal 14(1):72-84. https://doi.org/10.1111/pbi.12358

Yuan D, Tang Z, Wang M, Gao W, Tu L, Jin X, … Zhu L (2015). The genome sequence of Sea-Island cotton (Gossypium barbadense) provides insights into the allopolyploidization and development of superior spinnable fibres. Scientific Reports 5(1):17662. https://doi.org/10.1038/srep17662

Zahoor R, Zhao W, Abid M, Dong H, Zhou Z (2017). Potassium application regulates nitrogen metabolism and osmotic adjustment in cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) functional leaf under drought stress. Journal of Plant Physiology 215:30-38. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jplph.2017.05.001

Zargar SM, Gupta N, Nazir M, Mahajan R, Malik FA, Sofi NR, Shikari AB, Salgotra RK (2017). Impact of drought on photosynthesis: Molecular perspective. Plant Gene 11:154-159. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plgene.2017.04.003

Zhang F, Li S, Yang S, Wang L, Guo W (2015). Retracted Article: Overexpression of a cotton annexin gene, GhAnn1, enhances drought and salt stress tolerance in transgenic cotton. Plant Molecular Biology 87:47-67. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11103-014-0260-3

Zhang F, Maeder ML, Unger-Wallace E, Hoshaw JP, Reyon D, Christian M, … Peterson T (2010). High frequency targeted mutagenesis in Arabidopsis thaliana using zinc finger nucleases. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 107(26):12028-12033. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0914991107

Zhang F, Wang P, Zou Y-N, Wu Q-S, Kuča K (2019). Effects of mycorrhizal fungi on root-hair growth and hormone levels of taproot and lateral roots in trifoliate orange under drought stress. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science 65(9):1316-1330. https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2018.1563780

Zhang J, Li X-M, Lin H-X, Chong K (2019). Crop improvement through temperature resilience. Annual Review of Plant Biology 70:753-780. https://doi.org/10.1146/annurev-arplant-050718-100016

Zhang L, Peng J, Chen T, Zhao X, Zhang S, Liu S, … Yu S (2014). Effect of drought stress on lipid peroxidation and proline content in cotton roots. JAPS: Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences 24(6). https://thejaps.org.pk/docs/v-24-6/23

Zhang M, Zhang X, Guo L, Qi T, Liu G, Feng J, … Wang H (2020). Single-base resolution methylome of cotton cytoplasmic male sterility system reveals epigenomic changes in response to high-temperature stress during anther development. Journal of Experimental Botany 71(3):951-969. https://doi.org/10.1093/jxb/erz470

Zhao W, Dong H, Zahoor R, Zhou Z, Snider JL, Chen Y, … Wang Y (2019). Ameliorative effects of potassium on drought-induced decreases in fiber length of cotton (Gossypium hirsutum L.) are associated with osmolyte dynamics during fiber development. The crop journal 7(5):619-634. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cj.2019.03.008

Zhao W, Dong H, Zhou Z, Wang Y, Hu W (2020). Potassium (K) application alleviates the negative effect of drought on cotton fiber strength by sustaining higher sucrose content and carbohydrates conversion rate. Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 157:105-113. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.plaphy.2020.10.014

Zhao W, Wang R, HuW, Zhou Z (2019). Spatial difference of drought effect on photosynthesis of leaf subtending to cotton boll and its relationship with boll biomass. Journal of Agronomy and Crop Science 205(3):263-273. https://doi.org/10.1111/jac.12320

Zheng J, Oluoch G, Mk RK, Wang X, Cai X, Zhou Z, … Liu F (2016). Mapping QTLs for drought tolerance in an F2: 3 population from an inter-specific cross between Gossypium tomentosum and Gossypium hirsutum. Genetics and molecular research: GMR 15(3). https://doi.org/10.4238/gmr.15038477

Zheng Y, Li Q, Ye M, Cehn A, Wang H (2021). Applications of CRISPR/Cas9-based genome editing in the plant biology. Turkish Journal of Botany 45(4):253-268. https://doi.org/10.3906/bot-2103-50

Zhou Z, Oosterhuis M (2012). Physiological mechanism of nitrogen mediating cotton. Figure Legends. http://www.SciRP.org/journal/ajps

Zhu X, Sun L, Kuppu S, Hu R, Mishra N, Smith J, … Payton P (2018). The yield difference between wild-type cotton and transgenic cotton that expresses IPT depends on when water-deficit stress is applied. Scientific Reports 8(1):2538. https://doi.org/10.1038/s41598-018-20944-7

Zonta JH, Brandao ZN, Rodrigues JIDS, SofiattiV (2017). Cotton response to water deficits at different growth stages. Revista Caatinga 30:980-990. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fcr.2020.107850

Downloads

Published

2024-03-28

How to Cite

BIBI, A., LIHONG, W., MAHMOOD, A., JAVAID, M. M., ALI, B., YASIN, M., KAMRAN, K., KHAN, B. A., RASHEED, A., HASSAN, M. U., HASHEM, A., MECHRI, M., & ABD_ALLAH, E. F. (2024). Battling arid adversity: unveiling the resilience of cotton in the face of drought and innovative mitigation approaches. Notulae Botanicae Horti Agrobotanici Cluj-Napoca, 52(1), 13468. https://doi.org/10.15835/nbha52113468

Issue

Section

Review Articles
CITATION
DOI: 10.15835/nbha52113468

Most read articles by the same author(s)

1 2 > >>