Mycorrhizal Fungi
by Ashok Aggarwal & Kuldeep Yadav
Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2018
ISBN : 9789386949066
Price : Rs 13995.00
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Author Profile
Dr. Ashok Aggarwal is currently working as Professor of Botany and teaches Plant Pathology, Mycology and Microbiology at the Department of Botany, Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, where he has been a faculty member for the last 30 years. He is also a member of several scientific organizations and has published more than 180 research papers and review articles in reputed journals of high impact factors. He has authored/edited 5 books. Dr. Aggarwal has guided 10 M.Phil and 20 Ph.D. students on
About the Book
Arbuscular Mycorrhizal fungi are obligate root symbionts that are present in most terrestrial ecosystem and establish a mutualistic symbiosis with several plant species around the world. The use of biofertilizers as a source of plant nutrients for more sustainable agriculture practices involves a large number of microorganisms including AM fungi which have potential to enhance productivity in combination with a reduction in application of fertilizer. Mycorrhizas are an essential below-ground com
Table of Contents
Foreword vii Preface ix The Contributors xvii — Part I — Mycorrhizal Fungal Biodiversity 1. Ectomycorrhizae in Natural Ecosystems: Structure, Development and Functions 3 2. Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and their Role in Conservation Agriculture 33 3. Bamboo-Mycorrhizal Association 75 4. Distribution and Diversity of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi 5. Ecological Relevance of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Technology in Agroecosystem Services: Potentials and Challenges 117
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