Microbial Strategies for Crop Improvement

  • Mohammad Saghir Khan
  • Almas Zaidi
  • Javed Musarrat

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiv
  2. Elisa Gamalero, Graziella Berta, Bernard R. Glick
    Pages 1-22
  3. Almas Zaidi, Mohammad Saghir Khan, Munees Ahemad, Mohd Oves, P. A. Wani
    Pages 23-50
  4. Gamini Seneviratne, RMMS Thilakaratne, APDA Jayasekara, KACN Seneviratne, KRE Padmathilake, MSDL De Silva
    Pages 51-62
  5. Javed Musarrat, Abdulaziz A Al Khedhairy, Saud Al-Arifi, Mohammad Saghir Khan
    Pages 63-83
  6. Mohammad Saghir Khan, Almas Zaidi, P. A. Wani, Munees Ahemad, Mohammad Oves
    Pages 105-132
  7. Azeem Khalid, Muhammad Arshad, Baby Shaharoona, Tariq Mahmood
    Pages 133-160
  8. Niharendu Saha, Biswapati Mandal
    Pages 161-184
  9. Parvez Qamar Rizvi, Rummana A. Choudhury, Arshad Ali
    Pages 185-203
  10. R. Duponnois, M. Hafidi, J. Thioulouse, A. Galiana, L. Ouahmane, B. Dreyfus et al.
    Pages 255-265
  11. Anthony O. Anyia, Daniel J. Archambault, Carols J. Bécquer, Jan J. Slaski
    Pages 287-300
  12. Munees Ahemad, Almas Zaidi, Md Saghir Khan, Mohammad Oves
    Pages 301-324
  13. Back Matter
    Pages 353-358

About this book


This book presents the multidisciplinary nature and the many fascinating aspects of microbiological approaches for crop improvement in both conventional and stressed soils where quality and safety are the key concerns. The major goal is to provide a cross-section of the latest accomplishments and envisaged future directions in these areas. It gives a holistic view of the basic concepts and practical utility of microbes and thus presents an all-inclusive contemporary treatise on strategic aspects of the diverse microbial communities providing solutions to oodles of customary agronomic problems. This book benefits people working in the area of agronomy, biotechnology, environmental biology, microbiology, plant physiology, plant protection and soil science. The contributions by eminent academicians and professionals ensure a good equilibrium between theory and practice without compromising the basic conceptual framework of the concerned subject.


agriculture agronomy biotechnology crop improvement growth microbe microbes microbiology physiology plant plant growth plant physiology plant protection quality soil

Editors and affiliations

  • Mohammad Saghir Khan
    • 1
  • Almas Zaidi
    • 2
  • Javed Musarrat
    • 3
  1. 1.Fac. Agricultural SciencesAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  2. 2.Fac. Agricultural SciencesAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  3. 3.Fac. Agricultural SciencesAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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