The book ?Biotic Potential and the Abiotic Stress? provides a comprehensive and critical review of the work done on different thrust areas of the subject, by the experts in their field. This is must for all libraries, as the book is useful for scholars, scientists and academicians working in the field of nature, environmental pollution, traditional knowledge of plant resources, etc. etc. The book contains twenty eight chapters, which include information on the detail investigations of the plant diversity of Dewghat forest Koraon range in India; the study of Azadirachta indica Seed Kernel water extract on Growth, Biochemical composition and nitrogen metabolism enzymes of Anabaena oryzae, response of biomass, primary productivity and fruit yield species diversity under the influence of gaseous emission; potential of Azolla in chromium removal from tannery effluents; inclusion of organically grown Spirulina platensis as probiotic supplement in idli; Stress physiology of certain plants; dhokla and beverage in the daily diet of children; potential and prospects of Stevia rebaudiana and many more. It also highlights some legal and economics issues related to the subject of environmrnt.