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Microbial Biotechnology in Agriculture and Aquaculture, Volume 2

Series: Microbial Biotechnology in Agriculture and Aquaculture Volume: 2

Edited By: Ramesh C Ray

556 pages, illus

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 2006 | #160533 | ISBN: 1578084431
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NHBS Price: £86.00 $108/€101 approx

About this book

A large portion of our major crops have undergone genetic improvement through the use of recombinant DNA techniques involving microorganisms. This book covers the important aspects of Microbial Biotechnology with an aim to improve crop yield.


Contents

* Microbes and their Contributions to Plant Biotechnology S.C. Minocha and A.F. Page; * Genetically Modified Plants: Applications and Issues: Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis; * Rhizobial Production Technology: Neung Teamroong and Nantakorn Boonkerd; * Phosphorus Solubilizing Microorganisms and their Role in Plant Growth Promotion Olga Mikanova and Jaromir Kubat; * Biotechnology of Biofertilizers for Rice Crop: S. Kannaiyan and K. Kumar; * Physiological and Genetic Effects of Bacterial ACC Deaminase on Plants S. Saleh-Lakha et al.; * Rhizobial Strain Improvement: Genetic Analysis and Modification Marta Laranjo and Solange Oliveria; * Influence of Microorganisms/ Microbial Product on Water and Sediment Quality in Aquaculture Ponds: Claude E. Boyd and Orawan Silapajarn; * Linking Ecotechnology and Biotechnology in Aquaculture J. Olah et al.; * Marine Microbial Biotechnology and Aquaculture - an Overview P.K. Pandey and C.S. Purushothaman; * Microbial Degradation of Pesticides: Atrazine as a Case Study Moshe Herzberg et al.; * Microbiological Technology for Extraction of Jute and Allied Fibres: M.K. Basak; * Microbial Bioconversions of Agri-Horticultural Produces into Alcoholic Beverages - Global Scenario: Nduka Okafor; * Aquaculture Biotechnology for Enhanced Fish Production for Human Consumption A. Exadactylos and Ioannis S. Arvanitoyannis; * Microbial Processing of Agricultural Residues for Production of Food, Feed and Food-Additives R.C. Roy et al.

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