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Title Phosphate solubilizing microorganisms : principles and application of microphos technology / Mohammad Saghir Khan, Almas Zaidi, Javed Musarrat, editors.
Imprint Cham : Springer, 2014.

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Subject Biofertilizers.
Alt Name Khan, Mohammad Saghir,
Zaidi, Almas,
Musarrat, Javed,
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 297 pages) : illustrations (some color)
polychrome rdacc
Contents Microphos: Principles, Production and Application Strategies -- Mechanism of Phosphate Solubilization and Physiological Functions of Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms -- Factors Affecting Phosphate Solubilizing Activity of Microbes: Current Status -- Phosphate Solubilizing Fungi: Impact on Growth and Development of Economically Important Plants -- Cold-Tolerant Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms and Agriculture Development in Mountainous Regions of the World -- Role of Phosphate Solubilizing Actinomycetes in Plant Growth Promotion: Current Perspective -- Ecological Diversity, Mechanism and Biotechnology of Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria for Enhanced Crop Production -- Response of PSM Inoculation to Certain Legumes and Cereal Crops -- Phosphate Solubilizing Bacteria Improves Nutrient Uptake in Aerobic Rice -- Role of Phosphate Solubilizing Microbes in the Management of Plant Diseases -- Microbial Consortium of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Improves the Performance of Plants Growing in Stressed-soils: An Overview -- Inoculation Impact of Phosphate Solubilizing Microorganisms on Growth and Development of Vegetable Crops.
Summary This book provides a comprehensive description of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms and highlights methods for the use of microphos in different crop production systems. The focus is on understanding both the basic and applied aspects of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms and how phosphorus-deficient soils can be transformed into phosphorus-rich ones by applying phosphate solubilizing microorganisms. The interaction of rhizosphere phosphate solubilizing microorganisms and environmental variables, as well as their importance in the production of crops such as legumes, cereals, vegetables etc. are discussed and considered. The use of cold-tolerant phosphate solubilizing microorganisms to enhance crop productivity in mountainous regions is examined, as are the ecological diversity and biotechnological implications of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms. Lastly, the role of phosphate solubilizing microorganisms in aerobic rice cultivation is highlighted. This volume offers a broad overview of plant disease management using phosphate solubilizing microbes and presents strategies for the management of cultivated crops. It will therefore be of special interest to both academics and professionals working in the fields of microbiology, soil microbiology, biotechnology and agronomy, as well as the plant protection sciences. This timely reference book provides an essential and comprehensive source of material, as it includes recent findings on phosphate solubilizing microorganisms and their role in crop production.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Access License restrictions may limit access.
Note Online resource; title from PDF title page (SpringerLink, viewed September 8, 2014).
ISBN 9783319082165 (electronic bk.)
3319082167 (electronic bk.)
3319082159 (print)
9783319082158 (print)
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/978-3-319-08216-5
OCLC # 890140621
Additional Format Printed edition: 9783319082158

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