Microbes and Microbial Technology: Agricultural and Environmental Applications / Edition 1

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This book focuses on successful application of microbial biotechnology in areas such as medicine, agriculture, environment and human health.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781441979308
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 2/1/2011
  • Edition description: 2011
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 516
  • Product dimensions: 1.13 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 6.14 (d)

Table of Contents

Microbial Applications in Agriculture and the Environment: A Broad Perspective.- Molecular Techniques to Assess Microbial Community Structure, Function, and Dynamics in the Environment.- The Biofilm Returns: Microbial Life at the Interface.- Future Application of Probiotics: A Boon from Dairy Biology.- Microbially Synthesized Nanoparticles: Scope and Applications.- Bacterial Quorum Sensing and its Interference: Methods and Significance.- Horizontal Gene Transfer Between Bacteria under Natural Conditions.- Molecular Strategies: Detection of Foodborne Bacterial Pathogens.- Recent Advances in Bioremediation of Contaminated Soil and Water Using Microbial Surfactants.- Bioaugmentation-assisted Phytoextraction applied to Metal-contaminated Soils: State of the Art and Future Prospects.- Biosorption of Uranium for Environmental Applications using Bacteria Isolated from the Uranium Deposits.- Bacterial Biosorption: A Technique for Remedation of Heavy Metals.- Metal Tolerance and Biosorption Potential of Soil Fungi: Applications for a Green and Clean Water Treatment Technology.- Rhizosphere and Root Colonization by Bacterial Inoculants and their Monitoring Methods: A Critical Area in PGPR Research.- Pesticide Interactions with Soil Microflora: Importance in Bioremediation.- Baculovirus Pesticides - Present State and Future Perspectives.- Fungal-based Bioinoculants for Plant Disease Management.- Mycorrhizal-based inoculants: Progress in Inoculant Production Technology.- Index.

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