Potential Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture

Potential Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture
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Potential Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture

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Potential Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture by D K Maheshwari And R C Dubey
Book Summary:

The number of potential microbes exploited commercially is scanty irrespective of their high number present in the diverse habitats. In recent years, they have shown successfulness in multifarious areas such as production of industrially viable products, organic chemicals, pharmaceuticals, recovery of metals, improvement and maintenance of environmental quality, and insect and pest control. The Twenty-three articles included here fall under three broad categories, namely, agricultural microbiology, industrial microbiology and bioremediation. The psychrophiles hold many biological secrets such as biochemical limits to macromolecular stability and the blueprints for constructing the stable macromolecules. Lactic acid bacteria are known for their role in the preparation of fermented dairy products


Audience of the Book :
This volume will certainly help the PG and research students of agricultural microbiology and biotechnology.
 
Key Features:

The main features of the book are as follows:

1.A compilation of 23 articles, the book presents a multi-perspective view on evaluation, production, techno-modifiication and use of a variety of microorganisms in sustainable agricultural practices.

2.Biological control, use of biofertilizers, plant growth, the management of parasites, symbiotic relationships, and biology of some useful microorganisms are the focus of the book.

3.Contributed by 75 eminent scientists and academicians.


Table of Contents:

1. Coinoculation of PGPR for Plant Growth Promotion and Disease Control

2. PGPR-Biotechnology for Management of Abiotic and Biotic Stresses in Crop Plants

3. Nature and Applications of Bacillus Species for Improving Plant Growth

4. Biofertilizers for Sustainability, Agroresources and Technology

5. Biodiversity of Plant Pathogenic Fusarium Species

6. Biocontrol of Soil-Borne Phytopathogens by Fluorescent Pseudomonads as a Sustainable Alternative to Agrochemicals

7. Biological Control : Alternative Paradigms for Commercialization

8. Screening, Evaluation and Formulation of Delivery Systems for Biocontrol Agents

9. Molecular Basis of Plant Growth Promotion and Biocontrol Activities of Rhizobacteria

10. Rhizospheric Competent Microorganisms in Biological Control of Plant-Parasitic Nematodes

11. Recent Advances in Biotechnology of Beauveria Bassiana : A Mycopesticide Against Insect Pests

12. Endophytic Fungi and Their Role in Biological Control and Plant Growth Promotion

13. Microorganism-Mediated Management of Plant Pathogens

14. Retrospects and Prospects of Tomato Leaf Curl Virus Research in India

15. Biotechnological Application of Mircoorganisms in the Management of Viral Diseases of Crops

16. Trichoderma : Biology and Biotechnology

17. Trichoderma : A Potential Biocontrol Agent for Biopesticide Industries

18. Potential of Trichoderma for Biocontrol and its Mass Production

19. Rhizomediation in Soil for Sustainable Agriculture

20. Strategy to Improve Ruminant Productivity Through Direct-Fed Microbials

21. Tripartite Symbiotic Association : Legume-Rhizobia-Mycorrhiza

22. Agrobacterium as Natural Tool for Plant Genetic Engineering

23. Coastal and Dune Vegetation and Microbial Resources : Benefits, Threats and Safeguards