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Cover for Intra-habitat variability of halophytic flora of north-west India.

The growth and ion-accumulating characteristics of different plant species native to saline-arid areas vis-à-vis the ionic status of their rhizospheric soils are important factors to consider when studying the survival of plant species under harsh conditions. A survey of saline areas in Haryana...

Author(s)
Sarita Devi; Ashwani Kumar; Mann, A.; Arya, S. S.; Gurdev Chand; Neeraj Kumar; Anita Kumari; Pooja; Babita Rani; Arvind Kumar
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394330)
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 Rhizosphere, mycorrhizosphere and hyphosphere as unique niches for soil-inhabiting bacteria and micromycetes.

This chapter summarizes concepts and experimental data on rhizo-, mycorrhizo- and hyphosphere with emphasis on causes for these zones to be unique microniches for soil bacteria and microfungi, and on the mechanisms of interactions between species leading to reciprocal influence and microhabitat...

Author(s)
Voronina, E.; Sidorova, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rhizospheres of arid and semi-arid ecosystems are a source of microorganisms with growth-promoting potential.

This chapter discusses extremophile microorganisms, which have recently drawn attention for their unique adaptability mechanisms to tolerate extreme environmental changes. Nevertheless, a more comprehensive understanding of the genetics, biochemistry and physiology of these organisms is necessary...

Author(s)
Salazar-Badillo, F. B.; Salas-Muñoz, S.; Mauricio-Castillo, J. A.; Sáenz-Mata, J.; Mendoza-Mendoza, A.; Nieto-Jacobo, M. F.; Steyaert, J.
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 Phytoremediation and the key role of PGPR.

This chapter discusses the concept of phytoremediation, significance of PGPR for an effective phytoremediation, PGPR effect on metals phytoextraction, and rhizoremediation of organic contaminants.

Author(s)
Franchi, E.; Petruzzelli, G.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) in degradation of xenobiotic compounds and allelochemicals.

This chapter discusses xenobiotic compounds and allelochemicals as major inhibitors of plant growth and productivity, and microbial degradation of xenobiotic compounds and allelochemicals. It is suggested that rhizospheric bacteria/PGPR not only help plant growth via classically defined mechanisms...

Author(s)
Deepika Goyal; Janmejay Pandey; Om Prakash
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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