Plant-Bacteria Interactions: Strategies and Techniques to Promote Plant Growth / Edition 1

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Overview

Here, an extremely experienced team of authors from five different continents provides a timely review of progress in the use and exploitation of soil bacteria to improve crop and plant growth. They present novel ideas on how to grow better, more successful crops, in an environmentally sound way, making this invaluable reading for those working in the pharmaceutical, biotechnological and agricultural industries.

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"A useful introduction and companion for students and scientists studying the rhizosphere and its co-existing microorganisms. Since PCPR have a wide importance for plant growth their knowledge and management are crucial for optimal production of crop, food plants and even forest trees, it can be recommended for botanists, gardeners and foresters." (Biotechnology Journal, January 2009)
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9783527319015
  • Publisher: Wiley
  • Publication date: 5/27/2008
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 330
  • Product dimensions: 6.97 (w) x 9.69 (h) x 0.85 (d)

Meet the Author

Iqbal Ahmad is Reader / Associate Professor in Microbiology atAligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His research interest inthis area includes microbial diversity, PGPR, and metal-microbeinteractions. Iqbal Ahmad has published 50 research papers andedited two books.

John Pichtel is Professor of Natural Resource and EnvironmentalManagement at Ball State University, Indiana, USA. He has publishedmore than 40 scientific articles, and is member of severalprofessional bodies including Certified Professional SoilSpecialist, American Society of Agronomy.

Shamsul Hayat holds a senior faculty position in the department ofbotany at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India. His majorareas of research are phytohormones and heavy metal stress inplants and biofertilizers. Shamsul Hayat has edited three books andpublished more than 50 research papers.

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Table of Contents

Ecology, Genetic Diversity and Screening Strategies of PGPR
Physicochemical Approaches to Studying Plant Growth PromotingRhizobacteria
Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Growth PromotingRhizobacteria (PGPR)
A Review on the Taxonomy and Possible Screening Traits of PlantGrowth-Promoting Rhizobacteria
Diversity and Potential of Non-Symbiotic Diazotrophic Bacteria inPromoting Plant Growth
Molecular Mechanisms Underpinning Plant Colonization of a PlantGrowth-Promoting Rhizobacterium
Quorum Sensing in Bacteria: Potential in Plant HealthProtection
Pseudomonas aurantiaca SR1: Plant Growth Promoting Traits,Secondary Metabolites and Crop Inoculation Response
Rice-Rhizobia Association: Evolution of an Alternate Niche ofBeneficial Plant-Bacteria Association
Principles, Applications and Future Aspects of ColdAdapted-PGPR
Rhamnolipids Producing PGPR and their Role in Damping off DiseaseSuppression
Practical Applications of Rhizospheric Bacteria in Biodegradationof Polymers from Plastic Wastes
Microbial Dynamics in the Mycorrhizosphere with Special Referenceto Arbuscular Mycorrhizae
Salt Tolerant Rhizobacteria: Plant growth Promoting Traits andPhysiological Characterization within Ecologically StressedEnvironments
The Use of Rhizospheric Bacteria to Enhance Metal Ion Uptake byWater Hyacinth, Eichhornia crassipe (MART)

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