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Microbial Interactions in Agriculture and Forestry, Volume 1

Edited By: NS Subbarao and YR Dommergues

278 pages, Figs, tabs

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1998 | #95170 | ISBN: 1578080177
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Molecular tool for tracking micro-organisms in the environment; horizontal gene transfer among bacteria in soil by natural genetic transformation; introduction of rhizobia into soils - problems, achievements and prospects for the future; the contribution of N2-fixing trees to soil productivity and rehabilitation in tropical, subtropical and Mediterranean regions; variability in casuarina-frankia symbiosis; recent advances in frankia physiology and biochemistry with notes on their practical implications; the biotechnology of mycorrhizas; denitrification in soils and its impact on soil fertility and environmental quality; the potential of natural and genetically engineered fluorescentpseudomonas spp. as biological control agents; biological amelioration of salt affected soils; bioremediation of contaminated soils - factors influencing the biological process; microbiology of rice soils with special reference to pesticide biodegradation and greenhouse gas emissions.

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