Management of Microbial Resources in the Environment

Management of Microbial Resources in the Environment


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ISBN-13: 9789400793385
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 02/08/2015
Edition description: 2013
Pages: 530
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.04(d)

Table of Contents

1. Management of Microbial Resources in the Environment: A Broad Perspective.- 2. Recent development in the methods of studying microbial diversity.- 3. Microbial resource centres towards harnessing microbial diversity for human welfare.- 4. Fungal Biodiversity: A potential tool in plant disease management.- 5. Polyphasic identification and preservation of fungal diversity: concepts and applications.- 6. Bioinformatics approaches in studying microbial diversity.- 7. Recent advantages in metagenomic studies of soil microbial communities.- 8. Mobile genetic elements (MGEs) carrying catabolic genes.- 9. Conjugative plasmids in anthropogenic soils.- 10. Potential eco-friendly soil microorganisms: Road towards green and sustainable agriculture.- 11. Current Aspects of Metal Resistant Bacteria in Bioremediation: From Genes to Ecosystem.- 12. Anaerobic Digestion of the Organic Fraction of Municipal Solid Waste.- 13. Microbial Insecticides: Food Security and Human Health.- 14. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR): Microbes in Sustainable Agriculture.- 15. Antibiotic resistance gene pool and Bacterial adaptation to Xenobiotics in the Environment.- 16. Synthetic lethal genetic interaction network and its utility for anticancer therapy.- 17. Adaptation of Candida albicans for growth within the host.- 18. Microbial biotechnology in marine biosystems.- 19. Bacteriocins: natural weapons for control of food pathogens.- 20. Anaerobic degradation of lindane and related compounds.

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