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Author Raj, Niranjan S

Title Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms
Published New York : Nova Science Publishers, Incorporated, 2019


Description 1 online resource (356 pages)
Series Microbiology Research Advances Ser
Microbiology Research Advances Ser
Contents Intro; Contents; Preface; Chapter 1; The Role of Microbial-Ecological Services in Plant and Agricultural Crop Production; Abstract; Introduction; Why Microbes Interact with Plants: Which Benefits First?; The Role of Microbial-Ecological Services in Crop Production; Concluding Remarks; References; Chapter 2; Engineering a Rhizosphere with Beneficial Microbiomes for Sustainable Agriculture: What Now? What Next?; Abstract; Introduction; Profiling of Soil Microbiome and Nutrients; Cropping Based on Soil Microbiome; Challenges and Outlook; References; Chapter 3
Legume-Rhizobium Symbiosis: Partially Explored and Exploited InteractionAbstract; Introduction; Least Expanded Relationship: Narrow Range of Plant Families Involved; High Diversity of Bacteria: Still Incomprehensible Treasure; Enhancement of Nitrogen Fixation Ability; Conflict of Interest; Copyright and Permission Statement; References; Chapter 4; Trichoderma Species as Foe and Friend of Plant; Abstract; Introduction; Plant Growth Promoting Fungi; Trichoderma; Mode of Action; (a) Competition; (b) Induced Resistance; (c) Biofertilization and Stimulation of Plant Defense Mechanism
(I) Plant Root Colonization(ii) Rhizosphere Modification; (d) Biocontrol Activity; (e) Mycoparasitism; (f) Inactivation of the Pathogen's Enzymes; Harmfulness of Trichoderma spp; Few Well Known spp. of Trichoderma; Trichoderma harzianum; Trichoderma koningii; Trichoderma longibrachiatum; Trichoderma viride; Trichoderma songyi; Trichoderma reesei; Genetics of Trichoderma; Summary and Conclusion; Acknowledgments; References; Chapter 5; An Overview on Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria (PSBs) and Factors Affecting Their Performance; Abstract; Introduction; Forms of Phosphorous in Soil
Mineral Phosphate Solubilization (MPS) and Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganism (PSMs)Strategies Employed by PSMs for Phosphate Solubilization; Solubilization of Mineral Phosphates; Mineralization of Organic Phosphorus; Biochemical and Molecular Basis of MPS Phenotype; Field Applications of PSMs; Reasons for Failure of Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms in Field; Nature of Soil; Root Colonization Ability; Abiotic Stress; Substrate Availability; Genomics, Transcriptomics and Proteomics of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria (PSBs); Conclusion; Acknowledgments; Conflict of Interest
Copyright and Permission StatementReferences; Chapter 6; The Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) for Improvement of Sustainable Agriculture; Abstract; Introduction; Plant-Microbe Interaction; Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) in Agro-Ecobiology; Direct and Indirect Mechanism of PGPR in Plant Health; Direct Mechanism; Biological Nitrogen Fixation; Phosphorus Solubilization; Potassium Solubilization; Siderophore Production; Phytohormone Production; Indole Acetic Acid; Gibberellins; Cytokinins; Ethylene; Abscisic Acid; Indirect Mechanism
Notes Induced Systemic Resistance
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Subject Growth (Plants) -- Molecular aspects.
Plant growth promoting substances.
Growth (Plants) -- Molecular aspects.
Plant growth promoting substances.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1536157775