Agriculturally Important Microorganisms

Commercialization and Regulatory Requirements in Asia

Editors: Singh, Harikesh Bahadur, Sarma, Birinchi Kumar, Keswani, Chetan (Eds.)

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  • Will be the only compilation available on commercialization and regulatory aspects of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian perspective
  • Provides both background theory and practical guidance on regulatory issues
  • Provides comprehensive account of bio-pesticide and bio-fertilizer regulatory requirements across different Asia
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About this book

The main focus of this book is to survey the current status of research, development and use of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian countries and develop a strategy for addressing critical issues various policy constraints due to which bio-pesticides have found limited applications.

In this book the editors have tried to develop a consensus on issues of such as quality requirements, quality control, regulatory management, commercialization and marketing of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian countries. All these issues are discussed at national level by competent authorities of Asian countries including India, China, Malaysia, Iran, Taiwan, Israel, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Philippines.

About the authors

Harikesh Bahadur Singh is Head of the Department of Mycology & Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. Prof. Singh has been decorated with several National awards and honors for his key role in popularizing organic farming and translating agriculturally important microorganisms from lab to land. To his credit he has 20 U.S. patents which he has successfully transferred for commercial production of biopesticides to several industrial houses in India.

Birinchi Kumar Sarma is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He received BOYSCAST Fellowship of Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi in 2006 for conducting advanced research on agriculturally important microorganisms at the University of California, Davis, USA. He was honoured with the award of ‘Associate’ of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi in 2010.

Chetan Keswani is a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Mycology and Plant Pathology, Institute of Agricultural Sciences, Banaras Hindu University. Trained as a Biochemist he has keen interest in Intellectual Property, Regulatory and Commercialization Issues in Microbiology. He has been a Key Note speaker in several National and International Conferences to discuss various issues in Intellectual Property Regulatory and Commercialization Issues in Microbiology. 

Table of contents (17 chapters)

Table of contents (17 chapters)
  • Synthesis of Policy Support, Quality Control, and Regulatory Management of Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

    Pages 3-12

    Keswani, Chetan (et al.)

  • Superior Polymeric Formulations and Emerging Innovative Products of Bacterial Inoculants for Sustainable Agriculture and the Environment

    Pages 15-46

    Bashan, Yoav (et al.)

  • Formulation and Commercialization of Rhizobia: Asian Scenario

    Pages 47-67

    Vijayabharathi, Rajendran (et al.)

  • Regulatory Issues in Commercialization of Bacillus thuringiensis-Based Biopesticides

    Pages 69-80

    Sansinenea, Estibaliz

  • Beauveria bassiana as Biocontrol Agent: Formulation and Commercialization for Pest Management

    Pages 81-96

    García-Estrada, Carlos (et al.)

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eBook $149.00
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-2576-1
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Hardcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-2575-4
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  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $199.99
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  • ISBN 978-981-10-9656-3
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Agriculturally Important Microorganisms
Book Subtitle
Commercialization and Regulatory Requirements in Asia
Editors
  • Harikesh Bahadur Singh
  • Birinchi Kumar Sarma
  • Chetan Keswani
Copyright
2016
Publisher
Springer Singapore
Copyright Holder
Springer Science+Business Media Singapore
eBook ISBN
978-981-10-2576-1
DOI
10.1007/978-981-10-2576-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-981-10-2575-4
Softcover ISBN
978-981-10-9656-3
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XVII, 305
Number of Illustrations
11 b/w illustrations, 19 illustrations in colour
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