Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology

Written By Ajay Kumar
Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology
  • Publsiher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 June 2019
  • ISBN : 0128170050
  • Pages : 352 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology

Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Amit Kishore Singh,Krishna Kumar Choudhary
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-06-20
  • Total pages : 352
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology explores PGPMs (actinomycetes, bacteria, fungi and cyanobacteria) and their multidimensional roles in agriculture, including their increasing applications in sustainable agriculture. In addition to their traditional understanding and applications in agriculture, PGPMs are increasingly known as a source of nano-particles ...

Soil Health

Soil Health
  • Author : Bhoopander Giri,Ajit Varma
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-05-26
  • Total pages : 401
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : This book gathers the latest insights into soil health and its sustainability, providing an up-to-date overview of the various aspects of soil quality and fertility management, e.g., plant-microbe interactions to maintain soil health; and the use of algal, fungal and bacterial fertilizers and earthworms for sustainable soil health and ...

Nanotechnology in Plant Growth Promotion and Protection

Nanotechnology in Plant Growth Promotion and Protection
  • Author : Avinash P. Ingle
  • Publisher : Wiley
  • Release Date : 2021-08-23
  • Total pages : 450
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Some of the recent path-breaking achievements in the field of nanotechnology has proved that this technology has potential to take forward the agriculture and allied industry through the development of new tools (nano-based products) which promise to increase plant growth, food production in a sustainable manner and to protect crops ...

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering
  • Author : Jay Prakash Verma,Catriona Macdonald,Vijai Kumar Gupta,Appa Rao Podile
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2020-09-02
  • Total pages : 236
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Phytomicrobiome for Sustainable Agriculture provides a comprehensive overview of the phytomicrobiome and a holistic approach for its various mechanisms, including plant growth, nutrient content, crop yield improvement, soil fertility, and health management. This book explores the genus- and species-specific endophytic microbes ...

PGPR Amelioration in Sustainable Agriculture

PGPR Amelioration in Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Amit Kishore Singh,Ajay Kumar,Pawan Kumar Singh
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2018-09-14
  • Total pages : 284
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : PGPR Amelioration in Sustainable Agriculture: Food Security and Environmental Management explores the growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) that are indigenous to soil and plant rhizosphere. These microorganisms have significant potential as important tools for sustainable agriculture. PGPR enhance the growth of root systems and often control certain plant pathogens. As PGPR amelioration ...

Fungi Bio prospects in Sustainable Agriculture Environment and Nano technology

Fungi Bio prospects in Sustainable Agriculture  Environment and Nano technology
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Sharma,Maulin P. Shah,Shobhika Parmar,Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-10-09
  • Total pages : 560
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Fungi bio-prospects in sustainable agriculture, environment and nanotechnology is a three-volume series that has been designed to explore the huge potential of the many diverse applications of fungi to human life. The series unveils the latest developments and scientific advances in the study of the biodiversity of fungi, extremophilic fungi, ...

Microbial Endophytes

Microbial Endophytes
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Vipin Kumar Singh
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2019-09-27
  • Total pages : 409
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Microbial Endophytes: Prospects for Sustainable Agriculture discusses the practical and theoretical aspects regarding the use of endophytic microorganisms in agriculture, providing insights on the biotechnological applications associated with long-term crop production. Chapters deal with the various aspects of endophytic microorganisms, including isolation, enumeration, characterization procedures, diversity analysis, and their role ...

Biogenic Nano Particles and their Use in Agro ecosystems

Biogenic Nano Particles and their Use in Agro ecosystems
  • Author : Mansour Ghorbanpour,Prachi Bhargava,Ajit Varma,Devendra K. Choudhary
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release Date : 2020-03-20
  • Total pages : 606
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Several nano-scale devices have emerged that are capable of analysing plant diseases, nutrient deficiencies and any other ailments that may affect food security in agro-ecosystems. It has been envisioned that smart delivery systems can be developed and utilised for better management of agricultural ecosystems. These systems could exhibit beneficial, multi-functional ...

Plant Growth Promoting Microbes for Sustainable Biotic and Abiotic Stress Management

Plant Growth Promoting Microbes for Sustainable Biotic and Abiotic Stress Management
  • Author : Heba Ibrahim Mohamed Ibrahim,Hossam El-Din Saad El-Beltagi,Kamel Ahmed Abd-Elsalam
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2021-03-19
  • Total pages : 490
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Abiotic and biotic stress factors including drought, salinity, waterlog, temperature extremes, mineral nutrients, heavy metals, plant diseases, nematodes, viruses, and diseases, adversely affect growth as well as yield of crop plants worldwide. Plant growth promoting microorganisms (PGPM) are receiving increasing attention from agronomists and environmentalists as candidates to develop an ...

Abatement of Environmental Pollutants

Abatement of Environmental Pollutants
  • Author : Pardeep Singh,Ajay Kumar,Anwesha Borthakur
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release Date : 2019-08-27
  • Total pages : 378
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Abatement of Environmental Pollutants: Trends and Strategies addresses new technologies and provides strategies for environmental scientists, microbiologists and biotechnologists to help solve problems associated with the treatment of industrial wastewater. The book helps readers solve pollution challenges using microorganisms in bioremediation technologies, including discussions on global technologies that have been ...

Microbial Management of Plant Stresses

Microbial Management of Plant Stresses
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Samir Droby
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release Date : 2021-08-03
  • Total pages : 290
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Microbial Management of Plant Stresses: Current Trends, Application and Challenges explores plant microbiota including isolated microbial communities that have been used to study the functional capacities, ecological structure and dynamics of the plant-microbe interaction with focus on agricultural crops. Presenting multiple examples and evidence of the potential genetic flexibility of ...

Microbial Biotechnology

Microbial Biotechnology
  • Author : Jayanta Kumar Patra,Chethala N. Vishnuprasad,Gitishree Das
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2018-02-07
  • Total pages : 479
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : This edited book, is a collection of 20 articles describing the recent advancements in the application of microbial technology for sustainable development of agriculture and environment. This book covers many aspects like agricultural nanotechnology, promising applications of biofuels production by algae, advancements and application of microbial keratinase, biocontrol agents, plant growth ...

Microbes for Legume Improvement

Microbes for Legume Improvement
  • Author : Almas Zaidi,Mohammad Saghir Khan,Javed Musarrat
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release Date : 2017-10-09
  • Total pages : 412
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : This book presents in-depth insights into strategies involving plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR), including symbiotic/asymbiotic nitrogen fixers and associative/endophyte bacteria, phosphate-solubilizing microbes, as well as arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their active biomolecules in legume production. It also examines the latest research findings on the taxonomic status of rhizobia and ...

Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture

Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Taylor & Francis Group
  • Publisher : CRC Press
  • Release Date : 2021-07-09
  • Total pages : 400
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Nanotechnology in Sustainable Agriculture presents applications of nanobiotechnology for eco-friendly agriculture practices. Implementing sustainable agriculture techniques is a crucial component in meeting projected global food demands while minimising toxic waste in the environment. Nano-technological tools - including nanoparticles, nanocapsules, nanotubes and nanomolecules - offer sustainable options to modernise agriculture systems. ...

Advances in Cyanobacterial Biology

Advances in Cyanobacterial Biology
  • Author : Prashant Kumar Singh,Ajay Kumar,Vipin Kumar Singh,Alok Kumar Shrivistava
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release Date : 2020-02-15
  • Total pages : 420
  • ISBN : 0128170050
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Summary : Advances in Cyanobacterial Biology presents the novel, practical, and theoretical aspects of cyanobacteria, providing a better understanding of basic and advanced biotechnological application in the field of sustainable agriculture. Chapters have been designed to deal with the different aspects of cyanobacteria including their role in the evolution of life, cyanobacterial ...