Microbial biotechnology. Volume 1, Applications in agriculture and environment /

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Imprint:Singapore : Springer, 2017.
Description:1 online resource (xviii, 479 pages)
Subject:Microbial biotechnology.
Microbial genetics.
Microbial genomics.
SCIENCE -- Chemistry -- Industrial & Technical.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Chemical & Biochemical.
Microbial genomics.
Microbial genetics.
Microbial biotechnology.
Electronic book.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11455354
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Varying Form of Title:Applications in agriculture and environment
Other authors / contributors:Patra, Jayanta Kumar, editor.
Vishnuprasad, Chethala N., editor.
Das, Gitishree, editor.
Digital file characteristics:text file PDF
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 promoting rhizobacteria, bacterial siderophore, use of microbes in detoxifying organophosphate pesticides, bio-surfactants, biofilms, bioremediation degradation of phenol and phenolic compounds and bioprospecting of endophytes. This book intends to bring the latest research advancements and technologies in the area of microbial technology in one platform, providing the readers an up-to-date view on the area. This book would serve as an excellent reference book for researchers and students in the agricultural, environmental and microbiology fields.
Other form:Printed edition: 9789811068461
Standard no.:10.1007/978-981-10-6847-8
Table of Contents:
  • Section1: Application of Microbes in Agriculture
  • 1. Agricultural Nanotechnologies: Current applications and future prospects
  • 2. Antimycotic Role of Bacillus Sp. From Soil Against Rice Pathogens: Prospective As A Biocontrol Agent
  • 3. Microbial Revitalization of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria For Sustainable Development In Agriculture
  • 4. Potential And Prospects Of Biobutanol Production From Agricultural Residues
  • 5. Advances in microbial keratinase and its potential applications
  • 6. Microbial Beta Glucanase in Agriculture
  • 7. Algae: A Potential Source of Biofertilizer for Sustainable Agriculture
  • 8. Emergence of plant and rhizospheric microbiota as stable interactomes
  • Section 2: Application of Microbes for benefit of Environment
  • 9. Algae-bacteria interactions: Emerging applications
  • 10. The Importance of the Microbial Cycle in Soil for Crop Plant Nutrition
  • 11. Biotic Interactions in Microbial Communities as Modulators of Biogeochemical Processes
  • 12. Microbial extracellular electron transfer and its relevance to iron corrosion
  • Section 3: Application of microbes in Pharmacology
  • 13. Bacterial biofilms and their impact on human health
  • 14. Pharmacological Potentials Of Metabolites Of Mangrove Endophytes: An Overview
  • 15. Wild Tuber Crops of Similipal Biosphere Reserve, India: Sources Of Future Antibacterial Activity To Fight Against Anti-Microbial Resistance
  • 16. Therapeutic Intervention Against Viral Infections: An Unmet Need
  • 17. Antimicrobials for textile finishes
  • 18. Antibacterial potential of various Indian Spice
  • 19. Marine microbial Secondary Metabolites: Various roles in environment
  • 20. Nanoparticles: Alternatives against Drug-Resistant Pathogenic Microbe.