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Microbial Interactions in Agriculture and Forestry, Vol. 2

Edited By: NS Subba Rao and YR Dommergues

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #116363 | ISBN: 1578081386
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Molecular microbial ecology studies of diazotrophic bacteria associated with non-legumes with special reference to endophytic diazotrophs; molecular methods for the analysis of Frankia populations in plants and soil; genetically engineered plants in the environment - applications and issues; release of genetically engineered micro-organisms in the environment in the United States; gene transfer in actinorhizal plants of the family Casuarinaceae; introduction of N2-fixing trees in non-n2-fixing tropical plantations; effect of innoculation on the Frankia-Hippophae symbiosis and influence of Hippophae and Populus growth in mixed plantations; earthworms as a resource in tropical agroecosystmes; induced resistance as a strategy for plant disease management and its role in sustainable agriculture; recent advances in the use of plant growth promoting Rhizobacteria in agriculture; biological pest control using Bacillus thuringiensis; natural and genetically engineered baculoviruses - prospects for their use as biological insecticides.

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