Microbial Strategies for Crop Improvement

Editors: Khan, Mohammad Saghir, Zaidi, Almas, Musarrat, Javed (Eds.)

  • Gives balanced and up-to-date information on the potential application of microbes in crop improvement

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This book presents the multidisciplinary nature and the many fascinating aspects of microbiological approaches for crop improvement in both conventional and stressed soils where quality and safety are the key concerns. The major goal is to provide a cross-section of the latest accomplishments and envisaged future directions in these areas. It gives a holistic view of the basic concepts and practical utility of microbes and thus presents an all-inclusive contemporary treatise on strategic aspects of the diverse microbial communities providing solutions to oodles of customary agronomic problems. This book benefits people working in the area of agronomy, biotechnology, environmental biology, microbiology, plant physiology, plant protection and soil science. The contributions by eminent academicians and professionals ensure a good equilibrium between theory and practice without compromising the basic conceptual framework of the concerned subject.

Table of contents (17 chapters)

  • The Use of Microorganisms to Facilitate the Growth of Plants in Saline Soils

    Gamalero, Elisa (et al.)

    Pages 1-22

  • Recent Advances in Plant Growth Promotion by Phosphate-Solubilizing Microbes

    Zaidi, Almas (et al.)

    Pages 23-50

  • Developing Beneficial Microbial Biofilms on Roots of Non legumes: A Novel Biofertilizing Technique

    Seneviratne, Gamini (et al.)

    Pages 51-62

  • Role of 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-carboxylate deaminase in Rhizobium–Legume Symbiosis

    Musarrat, Javed (et al.)

    Pages 63-83

  • Strategies for Crop Improvement in Contaminated Soils Using Metal-Tolerant Bioinoculants

    Rani, Anju (et al.)

    Pages 85-104

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eBook $199.00
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Hardcover $259.00
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $259.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-3-642-42073-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Microbial Strategies for Crop Improvement
Editors
  • Mohammad Saghir Khan
  • Almas Zaidi
  • Javed Musarrat
Copyright
2009
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-01979-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-01979-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-01978-4
Softcover ISBN
978-3-642-42073-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVIII, 358
Topics