Soil Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology in 2 Vols.

by Kannaiyan, Prof. S.

ISBN: 9789354612480
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Imprint : Associated Publishing Company
Year : 2023
Price : Rs. 15795.00
Biblio : v+446p.,figs., tabls., 25 cm

Author Profile

Prof ( Dr.) S. Kannaiyan, Former Chairman, National Biodiversity Authority, Chennai is Doctorate in Agricultural Microbiology. He was a post Doctoral Fellow in the University of London, UK and also at Charles Kattering Research Institute, Yellow Spring , Dayton. Indian Council of Agricultural Research presented him the coveted Hari Om Ashram Award for his outstanding achievements in Agricultural Microbiology. Dr. Kannaiyan served as Dean and as Vice-chancellor of the prestigious Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

About The Book

‘‘Soil Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology’ covers in a major way on soil bioresources, soil organic matter and organic manure decomposition, nitrification and denitrification process in soil, sulphur bacteria and the environment. It also covers Rhizosphere Microflora and Plant Microbe interaction, Microbial Ecology of Arid soil, Industrial potentials of Microbial pigments, Beneficial applications of the fungal antagonists trichoderma and Micro-organisms and Environment. It also covers Biological fertilizers, Azospirillum in soil and its colonization in plant roots, Liquid Bioinoculants, Mineral Phosphate solubilization by blue green algae, AM fungi, role of host genes in Symbiotic Nitrogen Fixation, Bioecology and Biotechnological applications of Trichoderma, transformation technology against pest and diseases, production technology of paddy, straw mushroom, oyster mushroom and biodiversity of oyster, paddy straw and milky mushroom. Soil Microbiology and Soil Biotechnology Volumes 1 &2 cover both basic and applied aspects of soil microororganism.