Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants
Author: Ajay Kumar,Vipin Kumar Singh,Pardeep Singh,Virendra Kumar Mishra
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 474
Release: 2020-10-14
ISBN 10: 0128232072
ISBN 13: 9780128232071
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants Book Review:

Microbe Mediated Remediation of Environmental Contaminants presents recent scientific progress in applying microbes for environmental management. The book explores the current existing practical applications and provides information to help readers develop new practices and applications. Edited by recognized leaders in the field, this penetrating assessment of our progress to date in deploying microorganisms to the advantage of environmental management and biotechnology will be widely welcomed by those working in soil contamination management, agriculture, environment management, soil microbiology, and waste management. The polluting effects on the world around us of soil erosion, the unwanted migration of sediments, chemical fertilizers and pesticides, and the improper treatment of human and animal wastes have resulted in serious environmental and social problems around the world, problems which require us to look for solutions elsewhere than established physical and chemical technologies. Often the answer lies in hybrid applications in which microbial methods are combined with physical and chemical ones. When we remember that these highly effective microorganisms, cultured for a variety of applications, are but a tiny fraction of those to be found in the world around us, we realize the vastness of the untapped and beneficial potential of microorganisms. Explores microbial application redressing for soil and water contamination challenges Includes information on microbial synthesized nanomaterials for remediation of contaminated soils Presents a uniquely hybrid approach, combining microbial interactions with other chemical and physical methods

Phytotechnologies

Phytotechnologies
Author: Naser A. Anjum,Maria E. Pereira,Iqbal Ahmad,Armando C. Duarte,Shahid Umar,Nafees A. Khan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 617
Release: 2012-10-23
ISBN 10: 1439875189
ISBN 13: 9781439875186
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytotechnologies Book Review:

Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants highlights the use of natural and inherent traits of plants and associated microbes to exclude, accumulate, or metabolize a variety of contaminants, with the goal of efficiently and sustainably decontaminating the biosphere from unwanted hazardous compounds. Contributed by an international team of authors, the book ensures a balance between theory and practice without compromising the basic conceptual framework of Phytotechnologies. Divided into three major sections, the book: Introduces contaminants and contaminated sites, and also highlights the significance of genus Brassica and vetiver grass species for varied environmental contaminants’ remediation Presents an exhaustive exploration of potential strategies for enhancing plants and associated microbes-mediated environmental contaminants’ remediation Overviews major physiological, biochemical, and genetic-molecular mechanisms responsible for plant tolerance and adaptation to varied environmental contaminants A one-stop source of cutting edge answers and time-saving access, Phytotechnologies: Remediation of Environmental Contaminants is a common platform for engineers, environmental microbiologists, plant physiologists, and molecular biologists with the common aim of sustainable solutions to vital environmental issues. In short, the book provides a conceptual overview of ecosystems approaches and phytotechnologies, and their cumulative significance in relation to various environmental problems and potential solutions.

Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation

Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation
Author: Surajit Das
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 642
Release: 2014-07-01
ISBN 10: 0128004827
ISBN 13: 9780128004821
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation Book Review:

Microbial Biodegradation and Bioremediation brings together experts in relevant fields to describe the successful application of microbes and their derivatives for bioremediation of potentially toxic and relatively novel compounds. This single-source reference encompasses all categories of pollutants and their applications in a convenient, comprehensive package. Our natural biodiversity and environment is in danger due to the release of continuously emerging potential pollutants by anthropogenic activities. Though many attempts have been made to eradicate and remediate these noxious elements, every day thousands of xenobiotics of relatively new entities emerge, thus worsening the situation. Primitive microorganisms are highly adaptable to toxic environments, and can reduce the load of toxic elements by their successful transformation and remediation. Describes many novel approaches of microbial bioremediation including genetic engineering, metagenomics, microbial fuel cell technology, biosurfactants and biofilm-based bioremediation Introduces relatively new hazardous elements and their bioremediation practices including oil spills, military waste water, greenhouse gases, polythene wastes, and more Provides the most advanced techniques in the field of bioremediation, including insilico approach, microbes as pollution indicators, use of bioreactors, techniques of pollution monitoring, and more

Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health

Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health
Author: Pankaj Chowdhary,Abhay Raj,Digvijay Verma,Yusuf Akhter
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 534
Release: 2020-07-21
ISBN 10: 0128190043
ISBN 13: 9780128190043
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health Book Review:

Microorganisms for Sustainable Environment and Health covers hazardous pollutants released from natural as well as anthropogenic activities and implications on environmental and human health. This book serves as a valuable source of basic knowledge and recent developments in the clean technologies and pollution-associated diseases and abnormalities in the context of microorganisms. Focused on current solutions to various environmental problems in the field of bioremediation, it provides a detailed knowledge on the various types of toxic environmental pollutants discharged from different sources, their toxicological effects in environments, humans, animals and plants as well as their biodegradation and bioremediation approaches. This book helps environmental scientists and microbiologists learn about existing environmental problems and suggests ways to control or contain their effects by employing various treatment approaches. Provides information on waste treatment approaches using microbes Includes applications in biofuel and bioenergy production Covers green belt development, hydroponics, phytoremediation, wetland treatment technology, and common effluent treatment plants (CETPs) Discusses dissemination of antibiotic resistance among pathogenic microbes and strategies to combat multi-drug resistance (MDR)

In Situ Bioremediation

In Situ Bioremediation
Author: National Research Council,Division on Engineering and Physical Sciences,Commission on Engineering and Technical Systems,Committee on In Situ Bioremediation
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 224
Release: 1993-02-01
ISBN 10: 0309048966
ISBN 13: 9780309048965
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

In Situ Bioremediation Book Review:

In situ bioremediation--the use of microorganisms for on-site removal of contaminants--is potentially cheaper, faster, and safer than conventional cleanup methods. But in situ bioremediation is also clouded in uncertainty, controversy, and mistrust. This volume from the National Research Council provides direction for decisionmakers and offers detailed and readable explanations of the processes involved in in situ bioremediation, circumstances in which it is best used, and methods of measurement, field testing, and modeling to evaluate the results of bioremediation projects. Bioremediation experts representing academic research, field practice, regulation, and industry provide accessible information and case examples; they explore how in situ bioremediation works, how it has developed since its first commercial use in 1972, and what research and education efforts are recommended for the future. The volume includes a series of perspective papers. The book will be immediately useful to policymakers, regulators, bioremediation practitioners and purchasers, environmental groups, concerned citizens, faculty, and students.

Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Vol II

Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security  Vol II
Author: Anirudh Kumar,Rakesh Kumar,Pawan Shukla,Hitendra K. Patel
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 351
Release: 2021-08-05
ISBN 10: 9811629560
ISBN 13: 9789811629563
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Omics Technologies for Sustainable Agriculture and Global Food Security Vol II Book Review:

This edited book brings out a comprehensive collection of information on the modern omics-based research. The main focus of this book is to educate researchers about utility of omics-based technologies in rapid crop improvement. In last two decades, omics technologies have been utilized significantly in the area of plant sciences and has shown promising results. Omics technology has potential to address the challenge of food security in the near future. The comprehensive use of omics technology occurred in last two decades and helped greatly in the understanding of complex biological problems, improve crop productivity and ensure sustainable use of ecosystem services. This book is of interest to researchers and students of life sciences, biotechnology, plant biotechnology, agriculture, forestry, and environmental sciences. It is also a useful knowledge resource for national and international agricultural scientists.

Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants

Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants
Author: Deep Chandra Suyal,Ravindra Soni
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 396
Release: 2021-12-11
ISBN 10: 3030861694
ISBN 13: 9783030861698
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants Book Review:

This book collates the latest trends and technological advancements in bioremediation, especially for its monitoring and assessment. Divided into 18 chapters, the book summarizes basic concepts of waste management and bioremediation, describes advancements of the existing technologies, and highlights the role of modern instrumentation and analytical methods, for environmental clean-up and sustainability. The chapters cover topics such as the role of microbial fuel cells in waste management, microbial biosensors for real-time monitoring of bioremediation processes, genetically modified microorganisms for bioremediation, application of immobilized enzyme reactors, spectroscopic techniques, and in-silico approaches in bioremediation monitoring and assessment. The book will be advantageous not only to researchers and scholars interested in bioremediation and sustainability but also to professionals and policymakers.

Phytoremediation

Phytoremediation
Author: Rouf Ahmad Bhat,Fernanda Maria Policarpo Tonelli,Gowhar Hamid Dar,Khalid Hakeem
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 538
Release: 2021-10-04
ISBN 10: 0323885969
ISBN 13: 9780323885966
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Phytoremediation Book Review:

Phytoremediation: Biotechnological Strategies for Promoting Invigorating Environs focuses on phytoremediation’s history, present and future potential, discussing mechanisms of remediation, different types of pollutant and polluted environs, cell signaling, biotechnology, and molecular biology, including site-directed DNA and the omics related to plant sciences. Sections focus on phytoremediation as an economically feasible and environmentally safe strategy, including its mechanisms from macroscopic to microscopic level, strategies of assisted phytoremediation, the role of omics on innovations on the field, the development of genetically modified plants (GMPs) to deal with pollutants, the future prospects of targeted genetic engineering in phytoremediation and remediation advantages and disadvantages. Other sections in the book explore the phytoremediation of specific environs (water and soil) and specific contaminants that are of major worldwide concern. Presents phytoremediation mechanisms at a microscopic level (molecular mechanisms) Covers remediation in different environs and in different kinds of pollutants Conveys the economic aspects relating to phytoremediation

Microbial Bioremediation

Microbial Bioremediation
Author: Rouf Ahmad Bhat,Monica Butnariu,Gowhar Hamid Dar,Khalid Rehman Hakeem
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 0
Release: 2023-01-01
ISBN 10: 9783031180163
ISBN 13: 303118016X
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Bioremediation Book Review:

Microbial bioremediation and biodegradation in environmental monitoring offers an environmentally friendly approach for the monitoring and effective removal of contaminants. Various aspects of microbial-mediated bioremediation take advantage of the microorganisms’ ability to transform noxious compounds into utilizable intermediates and value-added products. Different microbial metabolites such as enzymes, biosurfactants, emulsifiers, organic acids, and solvents play significant roles in the decontamination of radioactive and heavy metals, chemical pesticides, and organic contaminants such as dyes and hydrocarbons in environmentally safe manners. Recent advancements in biochemical engineering, OMICS and genetic modification, and synthetic-biology pave ways for identifying indicator microbial strains, mechanisms of remediation, and the development of tailor-made microbe-metabolites for future applications. Microbial biotechnology in environmental monitoring and bioremediation thus represent a new way to rehabilitate and reconstruct “damaged” ecosystems. This work summarizes the latest research in the field of environmental bioremediation and offers fascinating insights on the behaviours of these unique microorganisms. It also presents exciting, new perspectives for the application of microbes in environmental protection. It is suitable for students, scholars, researchers and organizations involved in environmental protection.

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science
Author: Dr. Inamuddin,Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 458
Release: 2021-06-02
ISBN 10: 0128232846
ISBN 13: 9780128232842
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science Book Review:

Green Sustainable Process for Chemical and Environmental Engineering and Science: Biosurfactants for the Bioremediation of Polluted Environments explores the use of biosurfactants in remediation initiatives, reviewing knowledge surrounding the creation and application of biosurfactants for addressing issues related to the release of toxic substances in ecosystems. Sections cover their production, assessment and optimization for bioremediation, varied pollutant degradation applications, and a range of contaminants and ecological sites. As awareness and efforts to develop greener products and processes continues to grow, biosurfactants are garnering more attention for the potential roles they can play in reducing the use and production of more toxic products. Drawing on the knowledge of its expert team of global contributors, this book provides useful insights for all those currently or potentially interested in developing or applying biosurfactants in their own work. Provides an accessible introduction to biosurfactant chemistry Highlights the optimization, modeling, prediction and kinetics of key factors supporting biosurfactant-enhanced biodegradation processes Explores a wide range of biosurfactant applications for remediation and degradation of pollutants

Smart Bioremediation Technologies

Smart Bioremediation Technologies
Author: Pankaj Bhatt
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 408
Release: 2019-06-07
ISBN 10: 012818308X
ISBN 13: 9780128183083
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Smart Bioremediation Technologies Book Review:

Smart Bioremediation Technologies: Microbial Enzymes provides insights into the complex behavior of enzymes and identifies metabolites and their degradation pathways. It will help readers work towards solutions for sustainable medicine and environmental pollution. The book highlights the microbial enzymes that have replaced many plant and animal enzymes, also presenting their applications in varying industries, including pharmaceuticals, genetic engineering, biofuels, diagnostics and therapy. In addition, new methods, including genomics and metagenomics, are being employed for the discovery of new enzymes from microbes. This book brings all of these topics together, representing the first resource on how to solve problems in bioremediation. Provides the most novel approaches in enzyme studies Gives insights in real-time enzymology that are correlated with bioremediation Serves as a valuable resource on the use of genomes, transcriptomes and proteomes with bioremediation Refers to enzymes as diagnostic tools

Microbial Consortium and Biotransformation for Pollution Decontamination

Microbial Consortium and Biotransformation for Pollution Decontamination
Author: Gowhar Hamid Dar,Rouf Ahmad Bhat,Humaira Qadri,Khalid Hakeem
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 456
Release: 2022-05-26
ISBN 10: 032391926X
ISBN 13: 9780323919265
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Consortium and Biotransformation for Pollution Decontamination Book Review:

Microbial Consortium and Biotransformation for Pollution Decontamination presents techniques for the decontamination of polluted environs through potential microbes, particularly examining the benefits of its broad applicability, sustainability and eco-friendly nature. Utilizing global case studies to describe practical applications of the technology, the book offers insights into the latest research on advanced microbiological tools and techniques for the remediation of severe pollutants from the environment. Environmental researchers and environmental managers focusing on pollution and decontamination will find both key contextual information and practical details that are essential in understanding the use of microbial technology for combatting pollutants. Recent advancements in the field of NGS (next-generation sequencing) have allowed more detailed genomic, bioinformatics and metagenomic analyses of potential environmentally important microbes that have led to significant breakthroughs into key bio-degradative pathways. With the increase in human activities around the globe, toxic pollutants from multiple sources have contaminated the earth on a large number scale. Explores advanced microbiological tools and techniques for the remediation of severe pollutants from the environment Presents practical case studies and examples of the use of microbial technology for decontamination from across the globe Provides insights into key elements of microbiological consortia and their role in decontamination, particularly the impact of these techniques on sustainability, ecology and economy

Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation

Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation
Author: Rathoure, Ashok K.
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 421
Release: 2015-12-02
ISBN 10: 1466697350
ISBN 13: 9781466697355
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation Book Review:

Bioremediation is an emerging field of environmental research. The objective of a bioremediation process is to immobilize contaminants (reactants) or to transform them into chemical products that do not pose a risk to human health and the environment. Toxicity and Waste Management Using Bioremediation provides relevant theoretical and practical frameworks and the latest empircal research findings on the remediation of contaminated soil and groundwater using bioorganisms. Focusing on effective waste treatment methodologies and management strategies that lead to improved human and environmental health, this timely publication is ideal for use by environmenal scientists, biologists, policy makers, graduate students, and scholars in the fields of environmental science, chemistry, and biology.

Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants

Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants
Author: Dey, Satarupa,Acharya, Biswaranjan
Publsiher: IGI Global
Total Pages: 363
Release: 2020-07-10
ISBN 10: 1799848892
ISBN 13: 9781799848899
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants Book Review:

Pollution and ways to combat it have become topics of great concern for researchers. One of the most important dimensions of this global crisis is wastewater, which can often become contaminated with heavy metals such as lead, mercury, and arsenic, which are released from different industrial wastes, mines, and agricultural runoff. Bioremediation of such heavy metals has been extensively studied using different groups of bacteria, fungi, and algae, and has been considered as a safer, eco-friendly, and cost-effective option for mitigation of contaminated wasteland. The toxicity of water impacts all of society, and so it is of great importance that we understand the better, cleaner, and more efficient ways of treating water. Recent Advancements in Bioremediation of Metal Contaminants is a pivotal reference source that explores bioremediation of pollutants from industrial wastes and examines the role of diverse forms of microbes in bioremediation of wastewater. Covering a broad range of topics including microorganism tolerance, phytoremediation, and fungi, the role of different extremophiles and biofilms in bioremediation are also discussed. This book is ideally designed for environmentalists, engineers, policymakers, academicians, researchers, and students in the fields of microbiology, toxicology, environmental chemistry, and soil and water science.

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil
Author: Naofumi Shiomi
Publsiher: BoD – Books on Demand
Total Pages: 284
Release: 2015-09-09
ISBN 10: 9535121650
ISBN 13: 9789535121657
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Bioremediation of Wastewater and Polluted Soil Book Review:

The pollution of soil and groundwater by heavy metals and other chemicals is becoming a serious issue in many countries. However, the current bioremediation processes do not often achieve sufficient remediation, and more effective processes are desired. This book deals with advances in the bioremediation of polluted soil and groundwater. In the former chapters of this book, respected researchers in this field describe how the optimization of microorganisms, enzymes, absorbents, additives and injection procedures can help to realize excellent bioremediation. In the latter chapters, other researchers introduce bioremediation processes that have been performed in the field and novel bioremediation processes. Thus, the readers will be able to obtain new ideas about effective bioremediation as well as important information about recent advances in bioremediation.

Rhizomicrobiome Dynamics in Bioremediation

Rhizomicrobiome Dynamics in Bioremediation
Author: Vivek Kumar
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 438
Release: 2021-04-20
ISBN 10: 1000345025
ISBN 13: 9781000345025
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Rhizomicrobiome Dynamics in Bioremediation Book Review:

Intensified agrarian and industrial activity has led to earth's soil and groundwater resources becoming polluted with hazardous materials. Bioremediation delivers a green technology using dynamics of living organisms, typically bacteria, fungi, microalgae and also plants to eliminate contaminants from ecosystem. This biological know-how is not only cost-effective compared to conventional physico-chemical approaches, but also very successful and is being employed in the field. This book focuses on important issues for several critical and common environmental pollutants, resulting in a compilation having recent updates on the bioremediation applications towards green and clean environment. This volume also describes updates on various novel approaches of bioremediation including nanotechnology, rhizomicrobiome technology, composting, metagenomics, and biosurfactants-based bioremediation. This volume is a resource for researchers, environmentalists, professionals and policy makers.

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment
Author: Y.V. Nancharaiah,Vayalam P. Venugopalan
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 290
Release: 2019-10-18
ISBN 10: 1351857320
ISBN 13: 9781351857321
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbial Biofilms in Bioremediation and Wastewater Treatment Book Review:

Biofilms represent the natural living style of microbial communities and play a pivotal role in biogeochemical cycles and natural attenuation. Biofilms can be engineered for biodegradation and biotransformation of organic and inorganic contaminants, for both in situ bioremediation and ex situ treatment in bioreactors. This book focuses on microbial biofilms and their potential technological applications for sustainable development. It covers recent advances in biofilm technologies for contaminant remediation coupled to recovery of resources and serves as a complete reference on the science and technology behind biofilm mediated bioremediation and wastewater treatment.

Microbes and Microbial Biotechnology for Green Remediation

Microbes and Microbial Biotechnology for Green Remediation
Author: Junaid Ahmad Malik
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 920
Release: 2022-06-22
ISBN 10: 032390453X
ISBN 13: 9780323904537
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Microbes and Microbial Biotechnology for Green Remediation Book Review:

Microbes and Microbial Biotechnology for Green Remediation provides a comprehensive account of sustainable microbial treatment technologies. The research presented highlights the significantly important microbial species involved in remediation, the mechanisms of remediation by various microbes, and suggestions for future improvement of bioremediation technology. The introduction of contaminants, due to rapid urbanization and anthropogenic activities, into the environment causes unsteadiness and distress to the physicochemical systems, including living organisms. Hence, there is an immediate global demand for the diminution of such contaminants and xenobiotics which can otherwise adversely affect the living organisms. Over time, microbial remediation processes have been accelerated to produce better, eco-friendlier, and more biodegradable products for complete dissemination of these xenobiotic compounds. The advancements in microbiology and biotechnology lead to the launch of microbial biotechnology as a separate area of research and contributed dramatically to the development of the areas such as agriculture, environment, biopharmaceutics, and fermented foods. Microbes stand as an imperative, efficient, green, and economical alternative to conventional treatment technologies. The proposed book provides cost-effective and sustainable alternatives. This book serves as a reference for graduate and postgraduate students in environmental biotechnology and microbiology as well as researchers and scientists working in the laboratories and industries involved in research related to microbiology, environmental biotechnology, and allied research. Discusses important microbial activities, such as biofertilizer, biocontrol, biosorption, biochar, biofilm, biodegradation, bioremediation, bioclogging, and quorum sensing Covers all the advanced microbial bioremediation techniques which are finding their way from the laboratory to the field for revival of the degraded agro-ecosystems Examines the role of bacteria, fungi, microalgae, Bacillus sp., Prosopis juliflora, Deinococcus radiodurans, Pseudomonas, methanotrophs, siderophores, and PGPRs as the biocontrol and green remediator agents for soil sustainability

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation
Author: Maulin P. Shah,Susana Rodriguez-Couto,S. Sevinc Sengor
Publsiher: Elsevier
Total Pages: 498
Release: 2020-04-18
ISBN 10: 0128198613
ISBN 13: 9780128198612
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation Book Review:

Emerging Technologies in Environmental Bioremediation introduces emerging bioremediation technologies for the treatment and management of industrial wastes and other environmental pollutants for the sake of environmental sustainability. Emerging bioremediation approaches such as nano-bioremediation technology, electro-bioremediation technology, microbial fuel cell technology, Modified Ludzack-Ettinger Process, Modified Activated Sludge Process, and phytotechnologies for the remediation of industrial wastes/pollutants are discussed in a comprehensive manner not found in other books. Furthermore, the book includes updated information as well as future directions for research in the field of bioremediation of industrial wastes. This book will be extremely useful to students, researchers, scientists and professionals in the field of microbiology and biotechnology, Bio (chemical) engineers, environmental researchers, eco-toxicology, and many more. Includes the recovery of resources from wastewater Describes the importance of microorganisms in environmental bioremediation technologies Points out the reuse of treated wastewater through emerging technologies Pays attention to the occurrence of novel micro-pollutants Emphasizes the role of nanotechnology in pollutant bioremediation

Advances in Soil Microbiology Recent Trends and Future Prospects

Advances in Soil Microbiology  Recent Trends and Future Prospects
Author: Tapan Kumar Adhya,Banwari Lal,Balaram Mohapatra,Dhiraj Paul,Subhasis Das
Publsiher: Springer
Total Pages: 204
Release: 2018-02-28
ISBN 10: 9811061785
ISBN 13: 9789811061783
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advances in Soil Microbiology Recent Trends and Future Prospects Book Review:

This book presents a comprehensive collection of articles illustrating the importance of microbial community structure and function for ecosystem sustainability and environmental reclamation. It addresses a diverse range of topics, including microbial diversity, physiology, genomics, ecosystem function, interaction, metabolism, and the fruitful use of microbial communities for crop productivity and environmental remediation. In addition, the book explores issues ranging from general concepts on the diversity of microorganisms in soil, and ecosystem function to the evolution and taxonomy of soil microbiota, with future prospects. It covers cutting-edge methods in soil microbial ecological studies, rhizosphere microflora, the role of organic matter in plant productivity, biological nitrogen fixation and its genetics, microbial transformation of plant nutrients in soil, plant-growth-promoting rhizobacteria, and organic matter transformation. The book also discusses the application of microbes in biodegradation of xenobiotic contaminants. It covers bio-fertilizers and their role in sustainable agriculture and soil health, biological control of insect pests and plant pathogens, and the latest tools of omics in soil microbiology, i.e. genomics, proteomics, transcriptomics and metabolomics, which offer pioneering approaches to the exploration of microbial structure and function.