Book Volume 18 2011

Plant Growth and Health Promoting Bacteria


ISBN: 978-3-642-13611-5 (Print) 978-3-642-13612-2 (Online)

Table of contents (18 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xvi

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-20

    Benefits of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria and Rhizobia in Agriculture

  3. Chapter

    Pages 21-43

    Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Fundamentals and Applications

  4. Chapter

    Pages 45-79

    Potential of PGPR in Agricultural Innovations

  5. Chapter

    Pages 81-95

    Importance of Biofilm Formation in Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacterial Action

  6. Chapter

    Pages 97-116

    Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria: Constraints in Bioformulation, Commercialization, and Future Strategies

  7. Chapter

    Pages 117-156

    Antifungal Compounds of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and Its Action Mode

  8. Chapter

    Pages 157-195

    Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Biocontrol of Plant Diseases and Sustainable Agriculture

  9. Chapter

    Pages 197-209

    Potential of Bacilli for Biocontrol and Its Exploitation in Sustainable Agriculture

  10. Chapter

    Pages 211-230

    Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria as Biocontrol Agents Against Soil-Borne Plant Diseases

  11. Chapter

    Pages 231-249

    Sustainable Approaches for Biological Control of Fusarium Wilt in Pigeon Pea (Cajanus cajan L. Millspaugh)

  12. Chapter

    Pages 251-272

    Plant Growth Promoter Rhizobacteria in Plants Inhabiting Harsh Tropical Environments and Its Role in Agricultural Improvements

  13. Chapter

    Pages 273-296

    Cold-Tolerant Agriculturally Important Microorganisms

  14. Chapter

    Pages 297-315

    The Role of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria in Sustainable and Low-Input Graminaceous Crop Production

  15. Chapter

    Pages 317-332

    Rice Endophytic Diazotrophic Bacteria

  16. Chapter

    Pages 333-364

    Bacillus and Paenibacillus spp.: Potential PGPR for Sustainable Agriculture

  17. Chapter

    Pages 365-385

    The Role of ACC Deaminase Producing PGPR in Sustainable Agriculture

  18. Chapter

    Pages 387-416

    The Role of the C:N:P Stoichiometry in the Carbon Balance Dynamics of the Legume–AMF–Rhizobium Tripartite Symbiotic Association

  19. Chapter

    Pages 417-431

    Regulation of Nitrogen Assimilation in Foliar Fed Legume Plants at Insufficient Molybdenum Supply

  20. Back Matter

    Pages 433-445