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- Occurs when plants are unable to absorb enough water to replace that lost by transpiration. Short-term water stress leads to turgor loss (wilting). Prolonged stress leads to cessation of growth, and eventually plant death.
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- Abiotic stress, abscisic acid, apoptosis, Biotic stress, catalase, permanent wilting point, stress, wilting point