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- Non-optimal conditions for growth. Stresses may be imposed by biotic (pathogens, pests) or abiotic (environment, such as heat, drought etc.) factors.
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- Abiotic stress, abscisic acid, apoptosis, Biotic stress, catalase, permanent wilting point, water stress, wilting point