Microbial Bioprospecting for Sustainable Development

  • Joginder Singh
  • Deepansh Sharma
  • Gaurav Kumar
  • Neeta Raj Sharma

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-viii
  2. Microorganisms for Sustainable Agriculture and Environmental Applications

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Nasib Singh, Joginder Singh, Karan Singh
      Pages 3-28
    3. Vikas Kumar, Neeraj K. Aggarwal, Anjali Malik
      Pages 29-40
    4. Vineet Meshram, Kanika Uppal, Mahiti Gupta
      Pages 61-92
    5. Arvind Kumar, Sruchi Devi, Digvijay Singh
      Pages 93-114
    6. Vineet Kumar, S. K. Shahi, Simranjeet Singh
      Pages 115-136
    7. Pooja Thakur, Chirag Chopra, Prince Anand, Daljeet Singh Dhanjal, Reena Singh Chopra
      Pages 137-163
  3. Microorganisms for Sustainable Industrial Important Products

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 165-165
    2. Anita Saini, Neeraj K. Aggarwal, Anita Yadav
      Pages 167-187
    3. Acharya Balkrishna, Veena Agarwal, Gaurav Kumar, Ashish Kumar Gupta
      Pages 189-202
    4. E. Selvarajan, R. Veena, N. Manoj Kumar
      Pages 203-222
    5. E. Selvarajan, S. Swathi, V. Sindhu
      Pages 223-236
    6. Anand Mohan, Bableen Flora, Madhuri Girdhar
      Pages 237-248
    7. Gaurav Kumar, Loganathan Karthik, Kokati Venkata Bhaskara Rao
      Pages 249-263
    8. Vikrant Sharma, Deepansh Sharma
      Pages 265-276
  4. Microorganisms as Future Tools

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 277-277
    2. Nimisha Tehri, Naresh Kumar, H. V. Raghu, Ravi Shukla, Amit Vashishth
      Pages 279-289
    3. Kapilesh Jadhav, Bijayendra Kushwah, Indrani Jadhav
      Pages 291-307
    4. Jeena Gupta, Tasaduq Peerzada
      Pages 309-325

About this book


This book presents a comprehensive overview of the use of microorganisms and microbial metabolites as a future sustainable basis of agricultural, environmental and industrial developments. It provides a holistic approach to the latest advances in the utilization of various microorganism bioprospecting including their wide range of applications, traditional uses, modern practices, and designing strategies to harness their potential. In addition, it highlights advanced microbial bioremediation approaches, including genetic manipulation, metagenomics analysis and bacteriophage-based sensors for the detection of food-borne pathogens. Lastly, it elaborates on the latest advances regarding the role of microbes in the sustainable development of various industrial products.


1) Bioremediation 2) Environmental sustainability 3) Endophytis microorganisms 4) Metagenomics 5) Biosensors 6) Microbial ecology

Editors and affiliations

  • Joginder Singh
    • 1
  • Deepansh Sharma
    • 2
  • Gaurav Kumar
    • 3
  • Neeta Raj Sharma
    • 4
  1. 1.Department of Microbiology, School of Bioengineering and BiosciencesLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia
  2. 2.Department of Microbiology, School of Bioengineering and BiosciencesLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia
  3. 3.Department of MicrobiologyLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia
  4. 4.Department of BiochemistryLovely Professional UniversityPhagwaraIndia

Bibliographic information