Plant Health Under Biotic Stress

Volume 2: Microbial Interactions

  • Rizwan Ali Ansari
  • Irshad Mahmood

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Manoj Kumar Solanki, Brijendra Kumar Kashyap, Anjali Chandrol Solanki, Mukesh Kumar Malviya, Kanakala Surapathrudu
    Pages 51-64
  3. M. C. M. Zakeel, M. I. S. Safeena
    Pages 65-82
  4. Mohammad Zuhaib, Shabbir Ashraf, Nasreen Musheer, Mohd Ali
    Pages 83-98
  5. Muhammad Saifulla, T. YellaGoud, S. V. Manjunatha, T. G. Manu, G. Rajesh
    Pages 99-108
  6. Baby Kumari, M. A. Mallick, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Anjali Chandrol Solanki, Amandeep Hora, Wenfeng Guo
    Pages 109-127
  7. Shalini Rai, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Anjali Chandrol Solanki, Kanakala Surapathrudu
    Pages 129-160
  8. Atef M. El-Sagheer
    Pages 161-175
  9. Irshad Mahmood, Rose Rizvi, Aisha Sumbul, Rizwan Ali Ansari
    Pages 177-188
  10. Sakshi Tewari, Vijay Laxmi Shrivas, P. Hariprasad, Shilpi Sharma
    Pages 189-218
  11. Brijendra Kumar Kashyap, Manoj Kumar Solanki, Anand Kumar Pandey, Sarit Prabha, Pramod Kumar, Baby Kumari
    Pages 219-236
  12. R. N. Lakshmipathi, B. Subramanyam, B. D. Narotham Prasad
    Pages 237-251
  13. Baby Summuna, Sachin Gupta, Parveez Ahmed Sheikh
    Pages 253-260

About this book


The book illustrates the use of putative microbial agents which provide good protection to the plant from biotic pathogens attack. An up to date knowledge on plant-microbiome interaction strategies in terms of improved sustainability has been discussed. Information from experts across the globe on the application of microbes for providing amicable solution in sustainable agriculture has been gathered. In addition, information related to microbes mediated resistance levels leading to enhanced plant health has been well presented. The chapters have emphasised the use of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) and other potential biocontrol agents/antagonists in the management of plant diseases which provide extensive information to the readers. Literature on microbial root colonization, plant growth promotions, and also on the protection of plants from attack of various soil borne pathogens have been presented in a coherent way. Information on the application of potential strain of the bio-control fungi, endophytes, actinomycetes strengthening the plants ability which rescue the plant from pathogens attack leading to improved plant health has also been underpinned.


Plant response Sustainable agriculture Biological control Rhizosphere Agroecosystem

Editors and affiliations

  • Rizwan Ali Ansari
    • 1
  • Irshad Mahmood
    • 2
  1. 1.Section of Plant Pathology and Nematology, Department of BotanyAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia
  2. 2.Section of Plant Pathology and Nematology, Department of BotanyAligarh Muslim UniversityAligarhIndia

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