Biotechnology of Biofertilizers

Biotechnology of Biofertilizers
Author: Sadasivam Kannaiyan
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 376
Release: 2002-11-30
ISBN 10: 9781402002199
ISBN 13: 140200219X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biotechnology of Biofertilizers Book Review:

Biofertilizers are important components of integrated nutrient management. They are cost effective, ecofriendly and a renewable source of plant nutrients to supplement chemical fertilizers in sustainable agricultural systems in India. This book is written with the objective of covering the basic issues in Biological Nitrogen Fixation (BNF), such as physiology, biochemistry and molecular genetics of nitrogen fixation, role of signal molecules and host gene expression in nodulation and nitrogen fixation for a thorough understanding of these processes in symbiotic nitrogen fixing systems and the possibilities of extending these agronomically potential and significant processes to non-legumes. The potential benefits from the N2 fixing symbiotic systems such as Sesbania rostrate Azolla, and free-living cyanobacteria to rice crop and associative symbiotic N2 fixer Azospirillum to rainfed crops have been discussed in detail. Immobilization of cyanobacteria in a solid matrix such as polyurethane foam for maximising ammonia production in rice fields and endophytic nitrogen fixation in wheat have also been included which are considered as potential technologies in the future. The solubilization and mobilization of nutrients by phosphobacteria and VA mycorrhiza and their role as bioinoculants, Acetobacter diazotrophicus as a novel biofertilizer for sugarcane and the cycad-cyanobacterial symbiosis have been clearly elucidated. These potential biological fertilizers would play key roles in productivity and sustainability of soil and also protect the environment as ecofriendly and cost effective inputs for the farmers.

Biofertilizers for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment

Biofertilizers for Sustainable Agriculture and Environment
Author: Bhoopander Giri,Ram Prasad,Qiang-Sheng Wu,Ajit Varma
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 544
Release: 2019-08-09
ISBN 10: 3030189333
ISBN 13: 9783030189334
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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This book provides a comprehensive overview of the benefits of biofertilizers as an alternative to chemical fertilizers and pesticides. Agricultural production has increased massively over the last century due to increased use of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, but these gains have come at a price. The chemicals are not only expensive; they also reduce microbial activity in agricultural soils and accumulate in the food chain, with potentially harmful effects for humans. Accordingly, it is high time to explore alternatives and to find solutions to overcome our increasing dependence on these chemicals. Biofertilizers, which consist of plant remains, organic matter and microorganisms, might offer an alternative. They are natural, organic, biodegradable, eco-friendly and cost-effective. Further, the microbes present in the biofertilizers are important, because they produce nutrients required for plant growth (e.g., nitrogen, phosphorus, potassium), as well as substances essential for plant growth and development (e.g., auxins and cytokinins). Biofertilizers also improve the physical properties, fertility and productivity of soil, reducing the need for chemical fertilizers while maintaining high crop yield. This makes biofertilizers a powerful tool for sustainable agriculture and a sustainable environment. The book covers the latest research on biofertilizers, ranging from beneficial fungal, bacterial and algal inoculants; to microbes for bioremediation, wastewater treatment; and recycling of biodegradable municipal, agricultural and industrial waste; as well as biocontrol agents and bio-pesticides. As such, it offers a valuable resource for researchers, academics and students in the broad fields of microbiology and agriculture.

Manufacture of Biofertilizer and Organic Farming

Manufacture of Biofertilizer and Organic Farming
Author: H. Panda
Publsiher: ASIA PACIFIC BUSINESS PRESS Inc.
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2011-01-09
ISBN 10: 8178331462
ISBN 13: 9788178331461
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Manufacture of Biofertilizer and Organic Farming Book Review:

With the introduction of green revolution technologies, the modern agriculture is getting more and more dependent upon the steady supply of synthetic inputs. Intensive agriculture with the use of chemical fertilizers in large amount has, no doubt, resulted in manifold increase in the productivity of farm commodities but the adverse effect of these chemicals are clearly visible on soil structure, micro flora, quality of water, food and fodder. At this critical juncture, biofertilizers are useful supplement to chemical fertilizers. Organic farming has emerged as the only answer to bring sustainability to agriculture and environment. Biofertilizers is also an ideal for practicing organic farming. Biofertilizers are the most advanced biotechnology necessary to support developing organic Agriculture, sustainable agriculture, green agriculture and non-pollution agriculture. Bio Fertilizer are natural and organic fertilizer that helps to keep in the soil with all the nutrients and live microorganisms required for the benefits of the plants. Today product like biofertilizers using the biotechnology techniques have proved that biological control is widely regarded as a desirable technique for controlling insects and pests, due to its minimal environmental impact and its avoidance of problems of resistance in the vectors and agricultural pests. The increasing demand for biofertilizers and the awareness among farmers and planters in the use of biofertilizers have paved way for the fertilizer manufacturers and new entrepreneurs to get into biofertilizers production. It is one of the important components of integrated nutrient management, as they are cost effective and renewable source of plant nutrients to supplement the chemical fertilizers for sustainable agriculture. This book gives a detailed process on manufacture of biofertilizers & organic farming. It contains chapters on biofertilizers, role of biofertilizer in crop production, production and distribution of biofertilizer, organic farming, method of organic farming, weed and pest management, and many more. This book will be very helpful to soil scientists, microbiologists, biologists, students, new entrepreneurs, fertilizer industry, organization engaged in biofertilizers production, training centres and to all those interested in the efficient use and recycling of wastes, resource management and sustainable farming.

Handbook of Microbial Biofertilizers

Handbook of Microbial Biofertilizers
Author: Mahendra Rai
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 579
Release: 2006-02-28
ISBN 10: 9781560222705
ISBN 13: 1560222700
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Sharply focused, up-to-date information on microbial biofertilizers—including emerging options such as Piriformospora indica and Matsutake The Handbook of Microbial Biofertilizers provides in-depth coverage of all major microbial biofertilizers (rhizobia, arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, and cyanobacteriaas well as new and emerging growth promoters (endophytes). It examines the role of microbes in growth promotion, bioprotectors, and bioremidiators, and presents protocols and practical strategies for using microbes in sustainable agriculture. An abundance of helpful charts, tables, and figures make complex information easy to access and understand. In this first-of-its-kind volume, contributors from 11 countries and several continents address important issues surrounding microbial biofertilizers, including: the rhizobium-host-arbuscular mycorrhizal tripartite relationship mycorrhiza as a disease suppresser and stress reducer mycorrhiza helping bacteria the impact of functional groups of soil microorganisms on nutrient turnover PBPRs as biofertilizers and biopesticides the potential of wild-legume rhizobia for use as a biofertilizers the expanding role of blue-green algae in sustainable agriculture the role of microbial fertilizers in sustainable plant production new and emerging endophytes the commercial potential of biofertilizers In this young century, the use of biofertilizers is already growing rapidly. It has been recognized that these environment-friendly bioprotectors, growth boosters, and remediators are essential for soil/plant health. The Handbook of Microbial Biofertilizers is designed to fit the expanding information needs of current and future biotechnologists, microbiologists, botanists, agronomists, environmentalists, and others whose work involves sustained agriculture.

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides
Author: A. M. Deshmukh
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 228
Release: 1998
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924089524981
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biofertilizers Potentialities and Problems

Biofertilizers  Potentialities and Problems
Author: S. P. Sen,P. Palit
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 263
Release: 1988
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: CORNELL:31924051729998
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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The Complete Technology Book on Biofertilizer and Organic Farming 2nd Revised Edition

The Complete Technology Book on Biofertilizer and Organic Farming  2nd Revised Edition
Author: NIIR Board
Publsiher: NIIR PROJECT CONSULTANCY SERVICES
Total Pages: 608
Release: 2012-01-01
ISBN 10: 9381039070
ISBN 13: 9789381039076
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Complete Technology Book on Biofertilizer and Organic Farming 2nd Revised Edition Book Review:

Biofertilizers are seen as an important alternative technology, since the negative externalities of chemical fertilizers have become well known. The use of the latter has led to considerable environmental cost. Biofertilizers do not pollute the soil and do not disrupt the ecological balance, and hence are environment friendly. An increasing number of farmers are using biofertilizers, and the numbers of biofertilizer manufacturing units have also grown considerably. Organic farming system in India is not new and is being followed from ancient time. It is a method of farming system which primarily aimed at cultivating the land and raising crops in such a way, as to keep the soil alive and in good health by use of organic wastes (crop, animal and farm wastes, aquatic wastes) and other biological materials along with beneficial microbes (biofertilizers) to release nutrients to crops for increased sustainable production in an eco friendly pollution free environment. Organic farming has emerged as an important priority area globally in view of the growing demand for safe and healthy food and long term sustainability and concerns on environmental pollution associated with indiscriminate use of agrochemicals. Going organic may be a clear way of getting back to basics and getting away from the havoc chemicals can wreak on our health and our environment but the basics themselves may not be so clear. This book provides the view of immense potential of biofertilizers as a supplementary nutrient source for the crops and covers all major types of bacterial fertilizers. The major contents of this book is crop response to biofertilizers, nitrogen fixation, phosphate solubilising microorganisms, application and evaluation techniques, biogas production, pest and disease management system in agriculture, production, promotion, quality control, marketing, future research planning, photographs and details of machineries, list of manufacturers and suppliers of biofertilizers and organic farming in directory section. This book will be of use and interest to consultants, researchers, libraries, and entrepreneurs, manufacturers of biofertilizer and for those who wants to venture in to this field.

Biofertilizers in Agriculture and Forestry

Biofertilizers in Agriculture and Forestry
Author: Nanjappa Shamanna Subba Rao
Publsiher: Mantosh Singh
Total Pages: 242
Release: 1993
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015032183223
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Hand Book of Biofertilizers Vermicultures

Hand Book of Biofertilizers   Vermicultures
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Engineers India Research In
Total Pages: 332
Release: 2007-01-01
ISBN 10: 8189765019
ISBN 13: 9788189765019
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Hand Book of Biofertilizers Vermicultures Book Review:

The Book Hand Book Of Biofertilizers & Vermiculture Covers Various Methods Including The Living Soil, Organic Sources And Dynamics, Vermiculture, Ap Plication Of Vermiculture Biotechnology, Composting Of Agricultural And Industrial Wastes, Biological Fertilizers, Microbial Inoculants For Nitrogen Fixation, Mechanism And Estimation Of Nitrogen Fixation, Biological Mobilization Of Phosphorus, The Cyclic System Of Nutrient Management, Perspectives, List Of Bio-Fertizers Units In India And Abroad, Plant Economics Of Agrofertilizer From Leaves, Plant Economics Of Biofertilizers From Chicken Refuges, Oil Cakes, Bone Mills, Plant Economics Of Biofertilizers From Cowdung & Other Wastage, Plant Economics Of Biofertilizers (Organic Fertilizers) From Garbage (Msw), Plant Economics Of Organic Manure, Plant Economics Of Sea Weed Liquid Fertilizer, Plant Economics Of Vermin-Composting. The Book Has Been Written For The Benefit And To Prove An Asset And A Handy Reference Guide In The Hands Of New Entrepreneurs And Well Established Industrialists.

Biofertilizers in Indian Agriculture

Biofertilizers in Indian Agriculture
Author: L. L. Somani
Publsiher: Concept Publishing Company
Total Pages: 402
Release: 1987
ISBN 10: 9788170220299
ISBN 13: 8170220297
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biofertilizers Technology

Biofertilizers Technology
Author: Kannaiyan, S.,Kumar, K.,Govindarajan, K.
Publsiher: Scientific Publishers
Total Pages: 450
Release: 2010-06-01
ISBN 10: 9386347423
ISBN 13: 9789386347428
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofertilizers Technology Book Review:

Rice based cropping system is the major cropping system practised in India which includes the rotation of crops involving rice, pulses, oil seeds, cotton, sugar cane, green manures etc., The rice based cropping system offers lot of scope for the effective utilization of a wide range of biofertilizers such as Azolla, BGA, Azospirillum, Rhizobium Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus and other heterotrophic N2 fixing bacteria which help to increase the yield by reducing the cost of cultivation. It thus has dual advantages of being sustainable without endangering the environment and being highly cost effective. This book ‘Biofertilizer Technology for Rice Based Cropping System’ deals with the current developments in the basic and applied aspects of biofertilizers used in the rice based cropping including the novel endophytic diazotrophs viz., Azorhizobium caulinodans, Gluconacetobacter diazotrophicus, Pink Pigmented Facultative Methylotrophs (PPFM) etc. The role of P, Zn and Si solubilizers in the nutrient dynamics of the rice ecosystem has also been covered. The strategies for production and distribution of quality inoculants for rice based cropping system has been given due importance with a focus on the molecular approaches for rapid and reliable quality control of biofertilizers. This book can be considered as a monograph on the usage of biofertilizers in rice based cropping system. It will be very useful for the scientists, researchers, students and extension workers involved in the management of crops in rice based cropping system .

Agrochemicals Detection Treatment and Remediation

Agrochemicals Detection  Treatment and Remediation
Author: Majeti Narasimha Vara Prasad
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 694
Release: 2020-02-28
ISBN 10: 0081030177
ISBN 13: 9780081030172
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Agrochemicals Detection Treatment and Remediation Book Review:

Agrochemicals Detection, Treatment and Remediation focuses on the latest research surrounding the detection and remediation of a new generation of agrochemical contaminants. The book defines the occurrence, sources, types and effects of agrochemicals, including herbicides, insecticides, fungicides and soil fumigants in the environment. The book covers both advanced physical and chemical methods for the abatement of these emerging contaminants in environmental media. Environmental Engineers and Researchers will find this to be a valuable reference on advanced processes for resource recovery, including nanotechnology for the recovery of phosphate from fertilizer industry wastewater.

PGPR Biocontrol and Biofertilization

PGPR  Biocontrol and Biofertilization
Author: Zaki Anwar Siddiqui
Publsiher: Springer Science & Business Media
Total Pages: 318
Release: 2006-01-19
ISBN 10: 1402041527
ISBN 13: 9781402041525
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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PGPR have gained world wide importance and acceptance for agricultural benefits. These microorganisms are the potential tools for sustainable agriculture and the trend for the future. Scientific researches involve multidisciplinary approaches to understand adaptation of PGPR to the rhizosphere, mechanisms of root colonization, effects on plant physiology and growth, biofertilization, induced systemic resistance, biocontrol of plant pathogens, production of determinants etc. Biodiversity of PGPR and mechanisms of action for the different groups: diazotrophs, bacilli, pseudomonads, and rhizobia are shown. Effects of physical, chemical and biological factors on root colonization and the proteomics perspective on biocontrol and plant defence mechanism is discussed. Visualization of interactions of pathogens and biocontrol agents on plant roots using autofluorescent protein markers has provided more understanding of biocontrol process. Commercial formulations and field applications of PGPR are detailed.

Proceedings of the 2008 National Seminar on Biofertilizer Biogas Effluent Treatment in the Oil Palm Industry

Proceedings of the 2008 National Seminar on Biofertilizer  Biogas   Effluent Treatment in the Oil Palm Industry
Author: Anonim
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 279
Release: 2009
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCR:31210022929168
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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BIOFERTILIZERS AND BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR ORGANIC FARMING

BIOFERTILIZERS AND BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR ORGANIC FARMING
Author: Dr. Reeta Khosla
Publsiher: Kojo Press
Total Pages: 136
Release: 2017-07-07
ISBN 10: 8192756793
ISBN 13: 9788192756790
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

BIOFERTILIZERS AND BIOCONTROL AGENTS FOR ORGANIC FARMING Book Review:

Organic farming is a new revolution in agriculture on a global scale. This has come in wake of realization of ill effects of Green Revolution.This book has given description of adverse effects of chemicals used in agriculture and the urgent need to switch to organic farming by the use of biofertilizers and adopting biocontrol measures. Organic farming is a sustainable option where cheap and ecofriendly biofertilizers are produced by farmers and scientists using various micro organisms such as bacteria, algae and fungi. Green pest management practices using biocontrol agents for minimising the crop loss due to insect pests is extensively described in this book. The authors have also dealt with the different measures adopted in India to popularize the use of biofertilizers and biocontrol agents. The book focuses attention on present day challenge of attaining sustainable agriculture without damaging the environment.

Recent Advances in Biofertilizers and Biofungicides PGPR for Sustainable Agriculture

Recent Advances in Biofertilizers and Biofungicides  PGPR  for Sustainable Agriculture
Author: M S Reddy,Rodolfo I. Ilao,Patricio S. Faylon
Publsiher: Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Total Pages: 540
Release: 2014-11-10
ISBN 10: 1443871052
ISBN 13: 9781443871051
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Biofertilizers and Biofungicides PGPR for Sustainable Agriculture Book Review:

Global concern over the demerits of chemicals in agriculture has diverted the attention of researchers towards using the potential of PGPR in agriculture. This book contains many useful and important research papers pertaining to the use of bio-fertilizers and bio-fungicides for sustainable agriculture. This volume is presented in an easy-to-understand manner,with well-illustrated protocols on the production to commercialization of PGPR. The chapters on commercial potential, trade and regulatory issues among Asian countries are worthwhile additions. As such, this book will prove useful for students, researchers, teachers, and entrepreneurs in the area of PGPR and its allied fields.

Microbiota and Biofertilizers

Microbiota and Biofertilizers
Author: Khalid Rehman Hakeem,Gowhar Hamid Dar,Mohammad Aneesul Mehmood,Rouf Ahmad Bhat
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 297
Release: 2021-01-08
ISBN 10: 3030487717
ISBN 13: 9783030487713
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbiota and Biofertilizers Book Review:

An increasing population has put tremendous pressure on agricultural productivity to fulfill the demands of human consumption. Numerous agricultural activities and techniques have been developed to raise annual crop production globally. While agriculture has succeeded in enhancing the yearly crop productivity, this achievement is at the cost of environmental degradation by applying synthetic persistent substances, such as industrial fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides, etc. Chemical fertilizers are nearly as destructive as they are productive, causing monocultures and consequences associated with elimination of diversity, nutrient pollution as evidenced by algae blooms, eutrophication, water quality issues, lower oxygen levels and dangers to fish stocks. Therefore, the scientific approach to maintain sustainable fertility in soil and plants is to switch over to biofertilisers. Biofertilisers are compounds of organic matter that are applied to crops for growth and health. Their constituent micro-organisms interact in an ecofriendly manner with the soil, root and seeds of plants, promoting the growth of micro-flora that enhances soil fertility. They are known to play a number of vital roles in soil fertility, crop productivity and production in agriculture. Application of biofertilisers results in increased mineral and water uptake, root development, vegetative growth and nitrogen fixation. They liberate growth promoting substances and vitamins and help to maintain soil fertility. They act as antagonists and play a pivotal role in neutralising the soil borne plant pathogens, thereby assisting in the bio-control of diseases. Application of biofertilisers in lieu of synthetic fertilizers could be the promising technique to raise agricultural productivity without degrading the environmental quality. The present book focuses on the latest research approaches and updates from the microbiota ecosystem and their applications in agriculture industry. It also highlights the great potential and possible future of action of microbiota in the development of sustainable agricultural systems.

Biofertilizers in Agriculture and Forestry

Biofertilizers in Agriculture and Forestry
Author: B. N. S. Rao
Publsiher: CBS Publishers & Distributors Pvt Limited, India
Total Pages: 242
Release: 2019-05-30
ISBN 10: 9788120407916
ISBN 13: 8120407911
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofertilizers in Agriculture and Forestry Book Review:

Presented in this well-illustrated book is an up-to-date account of the fundamental as well as applied aspects of research into biofertiliers which have large-scale application as supplements to chemical fertilizers in modern-day crop cultivation and forestry pratices. Biofertilizers can be more appropriately called 'microbial inoculants' and it is now accepted that microbial processes are not only quicker but also consume relatively less energy than microbial processes. These processes have the advantage of being diversified into small units to meet the demands of location-specific problems related to the agriculltural and silvicultural practices of nations which have not yet adopted agricultural mechanisation.

Phosphate Solubilizing Micro organisms as Biofertilizer

Phosphate Solubilizing Micro organisms as Biofertilizer
Author: A. C. Gaur
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1990
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UOM:39015029261321
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture
Author: B. D. Kaushik,Deepak Kumar,Md. Shamim
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 460
Release: 2019-10-23
ISBN 10: 0429607733
ISBN 13: 9780429607738
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture Book Review:

This new volume, Biofertilizers and Biopesticides in Sustainable Agriculture, presents strategies for the management of soil and crop diseases. Microbes have attracted worldwide attention due to their role in disease management and remediation of polluted soils. Taking a sustainable approach, this book explores the means of integrating various microbial management approaches to achieve the desired levels of crop yield under both conventional soils and neglected soils through the use of biopesticides and other botanicals as well as biomolecules. This book also presents a broad and updated view of molecular nitrogen fixation and phosphate-solubilizing and sulfur-transforming microbes for nutrition of crops in relation to the role of metal tolerant microbes in providing protection to plants grown in metal-contaminated soils. The preparation and application of biofertilizers, utilization of household waste materials, and use of genetically modified microorganisms (GMOs) in plant growth and development are also well discussed in the volume.