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Title Plant-bacteria interactions : strategies and techniques to promote plant growth / edited by Iqbal Ahmad, Shamsul Hayat and John Pichtel
Published Weinheim : Wiley-VCH ; [Chichester] : [John Wiley, distributor], 2008
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 310 pages) : illustrations
Contents Plant-Bacteria Interactions; Contents; List of Contributors; 1 Ecology, Genetic Diversity and Screening Strategies of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR); 2 Physicochemical Approaches to Studying Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria; 3 Physiological and Molecular Mechanisms of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR); 4 A Review on the Taxonomy and Possible Screening Traits of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria; 5 Diversity and Potential of Nonsymbiotic Diazotrophic Bacteria in Promoting Plant Growth
Summary "This monograph, written by 49 authors ... will be ... a useful introduction and companion for students and scientists studying the rhizosphere and its co-existing microorganisms ... it can [also] be recommended for botanists, gardeners and foresters."--Biotechnology Journal. Here, an extremely experienced team of authors from five different continents provides a timely review of progress in the use and exploitation of soil bacteria to improve crop and plant growth. They present novel ideas on how to grow better, more successful crops, in an environmentally sound way, making this invaluable reading f
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Growth (Plants)
Plant biotechnology.
Plant growth promoting substances.
Form Electronic book
Author Ahmad, Iqbal (Lecturer in agricultural microbiology)
Hayat, S.
Pichtel, John, 1957-
ISBN 1281946710
3527621997 (electronic bk.)
9783527621996 (electronic bk.)