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Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Medicinal Plants

Series: Soil Biology Volume: 42

By: Dilfuza Egamberdieva(Editor), Smriti Shrivastava(Editor), Ajit Varma(Editor)

300 pages, 19 colour & 30 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Mar 2015 | #220437 | ISBN-13: 9783319134000
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Plant-Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) and Medicinal Plants describes the various applications of microorganisms in improving plant growth, health and the efficiency of phytochemical production. The chapters trace topics such as the role of PGPRs in improving salt stress and heavy metal tolerance in plants; the prevention and control of plant diseases; boosting soil fertility and agriculture productivity; the induction of secondary metabolite biosynthesis in medicinal and aromatic plants; the enhancement of phytochemical levels, and the action mechanisms, diversity and characterization of PGPRs. The reviews will be of interest for scientists in the fields of agriculture, microbiology, soil biology, plant breeding and herbal medicinal products.


Part I Plant Improvement
Part II Alleviation Plant Stress
Part III Biological Control
Part IV Mechanism of Action
Part V PGPR: Diversity and Characterization

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