Bacilli and Agrobiotechnology

  • M. Tofazzal Islam
  • Mahfuz Rahman
  • Piyush Pandey
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha
  • Abhinav Aeron

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvi
  2. Milad Mohkam, Navid Nezafat, Aydin Berenjian, Manica Negahdaripour, Abdolazim Behfar, Younes Ghasemi
    Pages 1-33
  3. Baljinder Singh, Kashmir Singh
    Pages 35-55
  4. M. A. Baset Mia, Umme Aminun Naher, Qurban Ali Panhwar, M. Tofazzal Islam
    Pages 57-76
  5. Angom Romita Devi, Rhitu Kotoky, Piyush Pandey, G. D. Sharma
    Pages 185-211
  6. Govindan Selvakumar, Gurupadam Hema Bindu, Periyasamy Panneerselvam, Arakalgud Nanjundaiah Ganeshamurthy
    Pages 213-236
  7. Dweipayan Goswami, Pinakin Dhandhukia, Janki N. Thakker
    Pages 281-307
  8. Arif Khan, Hiren V. Doshi, Mukund Chandra Thakur
    Pages 309-323
  9. Vijay Singh Meena, B. R. Maurya, Sunita Kumari Meena, Rajesh Kumar Meena, Ashok Kumar, J. P. Verma et al.
    Pages 367-395
  10. Back Matter
    Pages 397-416

About this book


This volume of comprehensive reviews updates our knowledge of research and commercialization of Bacillus-based products in agriculture and the environmental sector. The last couple of decades have witnessed tremendous growth of research on Bacillus species. Many of these species can produce industrial enzymes, and can act simultaneously as biofertilizers and as biopesticides inhibiting important phytopathogens. This "biocontrol" activity is now elucidated by a number of genomic and metabolomic studies. Bacillus formulations are being patented and commercialized on a regular basis. Understanding the biology, ecology and mechanism of action of these bacteria will play a role in the promotion of Bacillus-based products to support green technology in agriculture and agro-based industries.


Bacillus green technology Plant growth promoting rhizobacteria Sustainable agriculture Biofertilizers siderophore bioremediation

Editors and affiliations

  • M. Tofazzal Islam
    • 1
  • Mahfuz Rahman
    • 2
  • Piyush Pandey
    • 3
  • Chaitanya Kumar Jha
    • 4
  • Abhinav Aeron
    • 5
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyBangladesh Sheikh Mujibur Rahman Agricultural UniversitySalnaBangladesh
  2. 2.WVU Extension ServiceWest Virginia UniversityMorgantownUSA
  3. 3.Soil and Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Department of MicrobiologyAssam UniversitySilcharIndia
  4. 4.Department of MicrobiologyGovernment Science CollegeVankalIndia
  5. 5.Division of BiotechnologyChonbuk National UniversityIksan-siKorea (Republic of)

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