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New Perspectives and Approaches in Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria Research

  • Editors
  • P. A. H. M. Bakker
  • J. M. Raaijmakers
  • G. Bloemberg
  • M. Höfte
  • P. Lemanceau
  • B. M. Cooke

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages 1-239
  2. Peter A. H. M. Bakker, Jos M. Raaijmakers, Guido V. Bloemberg, Monica Höfte, Philippe Lemanceau, Mike Cooke
    Pages 241-242
  3. Christophe Dubuis, Christoph Keel, Dieter Haas
    Pages 311-328
  4. Bernard R. Glick, Zhenyu Cheng, Jennifer Czarny, Jin Duan
    Pages 329-339
  5. Roseline Remans, Anja Croonenborghs, Roldan Torres Gutierrez, Jan Michiels, Jos Vanderleyden
    Pages 341-351

About this book

Introduction

In the context of increasing international concern for food and environmental quality, use of Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) for reducing chemical inputs in agriculture is a potentially important issue. PGPR are root-colonizing bacteria that exert beneficial effects on plant growth and development, but they can be also employed in the control of plant pathogens, for enhancing the efficiency of fertilizers, and for degrading xenobiotic compounds. This book provides an update by renowned international experts on the most recent advances in the ecology of these important bacteria, the application of innovative methodologies for their study, their interaction with the host plant, and their potential application in agriculture.

Reprinted from European Journal of Plant Pathology, Volume 119, No. 3, 2007

Keywords

Control of plant pathogens Efficiency of fertilizers Interaction with the host plant Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria (PHPPR) Plant growth and development Potential application in agriculture Root-colonizing bacteria bacteria

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