Agro-Environmental Sustainability

Volume 2: Managing Environmental Pollution

Editors: Singh, Jay Shankar, Seneviratne, Gamini (Eds.)

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  • Demonstrates the role of microbes in improving soil fertility and function 
  • Assists members of the crop and plant sciences community to keep abreast of the developments in microbial technologies
  • Focuses on different ecological applications of microbial groups
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About this book

This two-volume work is a testament to the increasing interest in the role of microbes in sustainable agriculture and food security. Advances in microbial technologies are explored in chapters dealing with topics such as plant-microbe interactions, rhizoremediation and cyanoremediation, and bio-immobilization. Volume II is a collection of research findings that invites readers to examine the application of microbes in pollution reduction, decontamination of agro- and aquatic ecosystems, and remediation of various toxic compounds. Highly readable entries attempt to close the knowledge gap between soil microbial associations and sustainable agriculture.

Traditional agricultural management techniques have relied heavily on application of chemical fertilizers and pesticides; and recent land use change practices have led to over exploitation of natural resources. Strategies outlined here simplify a complicated picture of the way microbial communities can improve the quality of environment and eliminate food scarcity in the coming generations. This work is a significant contribution to research in this increasingly important discipline of soil sciences, and will appeal to researchers in microbiology, agriculture, environmental sciences, and soil and crop sciences.

About the authors

Dr. Jay Shankar Singh is an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Microbiology at BB Ambedkar (Central University) in Lucknow, India.
Dr. Gamini Seneviratne is a research professor at the National Institute of Fundamental Studies in Kandy, Sri Lanka.

Table of contents (12 chapters)

Table of contents (12 chapters)
  • Methanotrophs: An Emerging Bioremediation Tool with Unique Broad Spectrum Methane Monooxygenase (MMO) Enzyme

    Singh, Jay Shankar (et al.)

    Pages 1-18

  • Methanotrophs: Methane Mitigation, Denitrification and Bioremediation

    Strong, Peter James (et al.)

    Pages 19-40

  • Prospects of Bacterial-Assisted Remediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils

    Saleem, Muhammad (et al.)

    Pages 41-58

  • Cyanoremediation: A Green-Clean Tool for Decontamination of Synthetic Pesticides from Agro- and Aquatic Ecosystems

    Kumar, Arun (et al.)

    Pages 59-83

  • Aromatic Plant–Microbe Associations: A Sustainable Approach for Remediation of Polluted Soils

    Verma, Sanjeet K. (et al.)

    Pages 85-103

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Hardcover 124,79 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Agro-Environmental Sustainability
Book Subtitle
Volume 2: Managing Environmental Pollution
Editors
  • Jay Shankar Singh
  • Gamini Seneviratne
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer International Publishing AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-49727-3
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-49727-3
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-49726-6
Softcover ISBN
978-3-319-84225-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XIII, 257
Number of Illustrations
9 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
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