Acclimation of tomato plants to salinity stress after a salicylic acid pre-treatment

Irma Tari, Jolán Csiszár, Gabriella Szalai, Ferenc Horváth, Attila Pécsváradi, Gabriella Kiss, Ágnes Szepesi, Margit Szabó, László Erdei

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Long-term incubation of tomato plants in low concentration of salicylic acid enabled plants to tolerate salt stress caused by 100 mM NaCl. Na+ ions accumulated in the leaf tissues of treated plants and functioned as osmolytes without the well-known detrimental effects of the excess sodium.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)55-56
Number of pages2
JournalActa Biologica Szegediensis
Issue number3-4
Publication statusPublished - Jan 1 2002



  • Salicylic acid
  • Salt stress
  • Tomato plants

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology(all)
  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)

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