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Soil Biology

Symbiotic Endophytes

Editors: Aroca, Ricardo (Ed.)

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  • A valuable source of information for scientists in microbiology, agriculture and soil ecology
  • Provides basic research and potential application of microbial symbionts
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This Soil Biology volume examines our current understanding of the mechanisms involved in the beneficial effects transferred to plants by endophytes such as rhizobial, actinorhizal, arbuscular mycorrhizal symbionts and yeasts.

Topics presented include how symbiosis starts on the molecular level; chemical signaling in mycorrhizal symbiosis; genomic and functional diversity of endophytes; nitrogen fixation; nutrient uptake and cycling; as well as plant protection against various stress conditions. Further, the use of beneficial microorganisms as biopesticides is discussed, particularly the application of Plant Growth Promoter Rhizobacteria (PGPR) in agriculture with the aim to increase yields.

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“This marvelous book titled ‘Symbiotic Endophytes’ consists of the most recent knowledge of plant endophytes, including their diversity as known to date. … It should be available in all school libraries, university libraries, research laboratories dealing with plant pathology. The detailed descriptions complement the researchers, mycologists, plant pathologists, molecular biologist, lecturers, teachers and graduate students. In fact this book will satisfy every individual who reads it.” (Leela Maya Rizal and Paul G. Mungai, Fungal Diversity, December, 2014)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)

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eBook 117,69 €
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Softcover 155,50 €
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Symbiotic Endophytes
Editors
  • Ricardo Aroca
Series Title
Soil Biology
Series Volume
37
Copyright
2013
Publisher
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg
eBook ISBN
978-3-642-39317-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-642-39317-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-642-39316-7
Softcover ISBN
978-3-662-50973-9
Series ISSN
1613-3382
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
VIII, 348
Number of Illustrations
20 b/w illustrations, 16 illustrations in colour
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