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Cover for Nanotoxicity to agroecosystem: impact on soil and agriculture.

This chapter discusses the potential impacts of nanomaterials on the agroecosystem. It highlights how the potential widespread use of nanomaterials in agriculture could have negative impacts on the agroecosystem- e.g., through alterations in the soil constituents and the microflora. It also...

Author(s)
Mahendra Rai; Aniket Gade; Ingle, A. P.; Indarchand Gupta; Raksha Pandit; Santos, C. A. dos
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of catechins on intestinal flora.

A human intestine harbors 600 trillion viable bacteria of more than 1000 different species which form the intestinal flora. The condition of the intestinal flora influences many factors pertaining to the host's health and vice versa. These factors include infection, immune response, cancer, aging,...

Author(s)
Hara, Y.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392398)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advances in PGPR research.

This book includes 25 contributions from vastly experienced, global experts in PGPR research in a comprehensive and influential manner, with the most recent facts and extended case studies. Also, the chapters address the current global issues in biopesticide research.

Author(s)
Singh, H. B.; Sarma, B. K.; Keswani, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book
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Cover for Real-time PCR as a tool towards understanding microbial community dynamics in rhizosphere.

This chapter provides a comprehensive knowledge of real-time PCR as a technique for assessment of microbial community dynamics, including the sequential methodological issues surrounding it. Various case studies that are related to rhizospheric bacterial community are enumerated to evaluate its...

Author(s)
Gautam Anand; Upma Singh; Abhineet Sain; Bisaria, V. S.; Shilpi Sharma
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pseudomonas</i> communities in soil agroecosystems.

This chapter reviews relevant literature about the impact that various agricultural practices have in shaping the communities of Pseudomonas in soil agroecosystems.

Author(s)
Agaras, B. C.; Wall, L. G.; Valverde, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rhizosphere colonization by plant-beneficial <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pseudomonas</i> spp.: thriving in a heterogeneous and challenging environment.

This chapter focuses on the establishment of the relationship with a special emphasis on the plant-driven nutrient heterogeneities of the rhizosphere and on some competitiveness enhancing traits, involved in the success of several plant-beneficial Pseudomonas spp. strains. It is established that...

Author(s)
Zboralski, A.; Biessy, A.; Filion, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rhizosphere microbial community and methods of its analysis.

This chapter summarizes some of the most common biochemical (culture-dependent) and molecular (culture-independent) methods used to study rhizospheric soil microbial communities. Although molecular methods have the benefit of obtaining information regarding non-culturable organisms, they also have...

Author(s)
Mukesh Meena; Dubey, M. K.; Prashant Swapnil; Andleeb Zehra; Shalini Singh; Punam Kumari; Upadhyay, R. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genome insights into plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria, an important component of rhizosphere microbiome.

This chapter discusses bacterial rhizobiome, mechanisms of PGPR, NGS technologies and genome assembly, genome-based taxonomy and phylogenomics, genome mining of plant beneficial genes in PGPR, and comparative genomic analyses.

Author(s)
Vasvi Chaudhry; Niladri Chaudhry; Mantri, S. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intrinsic and extrinsic factors and potentially hazardous foods.

This chapter focuses on the intrinsic and extrinsic environmental factors that impact microorganisms in foods. Intrinsic factors include moisture content and water activity, pH and acidity, nutrient content, redox potential, antimicrobial chemicals, competitive microflora, and homogeneity....

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Limiting factors for nutritional efficiency.

In this chapter methods in feeding and how to evaluate broilers more efficiently with minor references to other poultry are highlighted. Topics discussed include predicting feed intake, nutrient response, feed evaluation, and digestive tract optimization.

Author(s)
Roosendaal, B.; Wahlstrom, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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