Role of Rhizospheric Microbes in Soil: Volume 1: Stress Management and Agricultural Sustainability

Role of Rhizospheric Microbes in Soil: Volume 1: Stress Management and Agricultural Sustainability

by Vijay Singh Meena (Editor)

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811084010
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 05/15/2018
Edition description: 1st ed. 2018
Pages: 400
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Vijay Singh Meena is currently working as a soil scientist in the ICAR-Vivekananda Institute of Hill Agriculture, Almora, Uttarakhand. He obtained his B.Sc. (AG.) from SKRAU, Bikaner, Rajasthan, M.Sc. (AG.) and Ph.D. (AG.) with specialization in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University (The Capital of Knowledge), Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India. He has completed vital work on potassium-solubilizing microbes, soil biological fertility, rhizospheric chemistry, and conservation agriculture, and has published more than 30 original research articles in national and international peer-reviewed journals. In addition, he has published four books and eleven book chapters.

Table of Contents

- Rhizospheric microbes for sustainable agriculture: An overview. - Current perspectives on rhizobacterial-exopolymeric substances (EPS) interactions and alleviation of stress responses: Novel strategies for sustainable agricultural productivity. - Role of ACC deaminase as a stress ameliorating enzyme of plant growth promoting rhizobacteria useful in stress agriculture: a review. - Towards the unculturable microbes for sustainable agricultural production. - Induction of anatomical, enzymatic and molecular events in maize by PGPR under biotic stress. - Bioremediation of metal contaminated soil for sustainable crop production. - Biofertilizers based on bacterial endophytes isolated from cereals: potential solution to enhance these crops. - Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria: a biological approach towards the production of sustainable agriculture. - Application and mechanisms of Bacillus subtilis in biological control of plant disease. - Mycorrhizae: a potential microorganism and its implication in agriculture. - Using mycorrhiza helper microorganisms (MHM) to improve the mycorrhizal efficiency on plant growth. - Sustainable crop production and soil health management through plant growth promoting rhizobacteria. - Bioherbicidal potential of rhizosphere microorganisms for ecofriendly weeds management. - Biofertilizers and biopesticides in sustainable agriculture.

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