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Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses, Volume 1

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Series: Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses Volume: 1

By: Mohammad Miransari (Editor)

217 pages, 10 colour & 7 b/w illustrations, 15 tables


Hardback | Nov 2013 | #210536 | ISBN-13: 9781461494652
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Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses, Volume 1 describes the most important details and advances related to the alleviation of soil stresses by soil microbes. Comprised of seven chapters, the book reviews the mechanisms by which plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) alleviate plant growth under stress; the role of mycorrhizal fungi on the alleviation of drought stress in host plants; how PGPR may alleviate salinity stress on the growth of host plants; and the role of PGPR on the growth of the host plant under the stress of sub optimal root zone temperature. Written by experts in their respective fields, Use of Microbes for the Alleviation of Soil Stresses, Volume 1 is a comprehensive and valuable resource for researchers and students interested in the field of microbiology and soil stresses.


1. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Potential candidates for gibberellins production and crop growth promotion Sang-Mo Kang, Muhammad Waqas, Abdul Latif Khan, In-Jung Lee 2. Mycorrhizal Fungi to Alleviate Drought Stress on Plant Growth Francisco Rapparini, Joseph Penuelas 3. Role of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Alleviation of Acidity Stress on Plant Growth Thangavelu Muthukumar, Perumalsamy Priyadharsini, Eswaranpillai Uma, Sarah Jaison, Radha Raman Pandey 4. Use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria to Alleviate Salinity Stress in Plants Dilfuza Egamberdieva, Ben Lugtenberg 5. Mycorrhizal Fungi to Alleviate Drought Stress on Plant Growth Marcela Claudia Pagano 6. PGPR to Alleviate the Stress of Suboptimal Root Zone Temperature on Leguminous Plant Growth Narjes H. Dashti, Donald L. Smith, Vineetha M. Cherian 7. Salinity Stress and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis in Plants Asiya Hameed, Egamberdieva Dilfuza, Elsayed Fathi Abd-Allah, Abeer Hashem, Ashwani Kumar, Parvaiz Ahmad

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Dr. Mohammad Miransari has been a reviewer for the following journals, Soil and Tillage Research, Archives of Microbiology, Ecological Modeling, Plant Growth Regulation, Bioresource Technology, Canadian Journal of Microbiology, Acta Agriculture Scandinavia, Plant and Soil, African Journal of Agricultural Sciences, Academic Journals and Asian Network, Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, Agronomy for Sustainable Development, Journal of Plant Physiology, Applied Soil Ecology, Pedosphere, Soil Science and Plant Nutrition, Saudi Journal of Biological Sciences, Scientia Agricola, Physiologiae Plantarum, Acta Physiologiae Plantarum, Biotechnology Progress, Scientia Horticulturae, Letters in Applied Microbiology and Annals of Microbiology.

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