Biocontrol Agents and Secondary Metabolites

Biocontrol and Secondary Metabolites: Applications and Immunization for Plant Growth and Protection covers established and updated research on emerging trends in plant defense signaling in, and during, stress phases. Other topics cover growth at interface as a sustainable way of life and the context of human welfare and conservation of fungi as a group of organisms. Further, the book explores induced systemic resistance using biocontrol agents and/or secondary metabolites as a milestone for sustainable agricultural production, thus providing opportunities for the minimization or elimination of the use of fungicides. Presents an overview on mechanisms by which plants protect themselves against herbivory and pathogenic microbes Identifies the use of immunization as a popular and effective alternative to chemical pesticides Explores how these fungi help crop plants in better uptake of soil nutrients, increase soil fertility, produce growth promoting substances, and secrete metabolites that act as bio-pesticides

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  • Author : Sudisha Jogaiah
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Pages : 726 pages
  • ISBN : 0128230940
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Biocontrol Agents and Secondary Metabolites

Biocontrol Agents and Secondary Metabolites
  • Author : Sudisha Jogaiah
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 01 December 2020
GET THIS BOOKBiocontrol Agents and Secondary Metabolites

Biocontrol and Secondary Metabolites: Applications and Immunization for Plant Growth and Protection covers established and updated research on emerging trends in plant defense signaling in, and during, stress phases. Other topics cover growth at interface as a sustainable way of life and the context of human welfare and conservation of fungi as a group of organisms. Further, the book explores induced systemic resistance using biocontrol agents and/or secondary metabolites as a milestone for sustainable agricultural production, thus providing opportunities

Secondary Metabolites of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizomicroorganisms

Secondary Metabolites of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizomicroorganisms
  • Author : Harikesh Bahadur Singh,Chetan Keswani,M. S. Reddy,Estibaliz Sansinenea,Carlos García-Estrada
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 April 2019
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Recent changes in the pattern of agricultural practices from use of hazardous pesticides to natural (organic) cultivation has brought into focus the use of agriculturally important microorganisms for carrying out analogous functions. The reputation of plant growth promoting rhizomicroorganisms (PGPRs) is due to their antagonistic mechanisms against most of the fungal and bacterial phytopathogens. The biocontrol potential of agriculturally important microorganisms is mostly attributed to their bioactive secondary metabolites. However, low shelf life of many potential agriculturally important microorganisms impairs

Secondary Metabolites in Soil Ecology

Secondary Metabolites in Soil Ecology
  • Author : Petr Karlovsky
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 January 2008
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Microbiologists and soil scientists will find this study compelling reading. It focuses on the role of bacterial, fungal and plant secondary metabolites in soil ecosystems. Our understanding of the biological function of secondary metabolites is surprisingly limited, considering our knowledge of their structural diversity and pharmaceutical activity. This book reviews functional aspects of secondary metabolite production, with a focus on interactions among soil organisms.

Advances in Endophytic Research

Advances in Endophytic Research
  • Author : Vijay C. Verma,Alan C. Gange
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 12 November 2013
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​In recent years there has been significant attention paid on the endophytic research by various groups working within this domain. Mutualistic endophytic microbes with an emphasis on the relatively understudied fungal endophytes are the focus of this special book. Plants are associated with micro-organisms: endophytic bacteria and fungi, which live inter- and intra-cellularly without inducing pathogenic symptoms, but have active biochemical and genetic interactions with their host. Endophytes play vital roles as plant growth promoters, biocontrol agents, biosurfactant producers, enzymes

Endophytes and Secondary Metabolites

Endophytes and Secondary Metabolites
  • Author : Sumita Jha
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 28 September 2019
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This reference work presents an authoritative review of endophytes and their applications to human welfare. Endophytes have become a class of interesting and curious microorganisms due to their intimate intra- and intercellular association with plants for competence, survival and reproduction. They can be bacteria or fungi, and they are usually non-pathogenic to their host. Endophytes have important applications in agriculture and industry, namely, they can help with plant growth, act as biocontrol agents and biosurfactant and secondary metabolite producers, and

Working Document on the Risk Assessment of Secondary Metabolites of Microbial Biocontrol Agents

Working Document on the Risk Assessment of Secondary Metabolites of Microbial Biocontrol Agents
  • Author : Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 30 July 2021
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This working document has been prepared to address the assessment of secondary metabolites of microbial biocontrol agents. The main focus of this working document is the assessment of the hazards and risk of secondary metabolites produced during the manufacturing of microbial pest control products and after their application in the field. This document addresses a number of important topics for secondary metabolites, including concerns that microbial pest control products could be associated with known or as yet uncharacterised 'new' secondary

Biocontrol Agents and Natural Compounds against Mycotoxinogenic Fungi

Biocontrol Agents and Natural Compounds against Mycotoxinogenic Fungi
  • Author : Florence Mathieu,Selma P. Snini
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 25 November 2020
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Mycotoxins are toxic secondary metabolites produced by fungi. They cause deleterious effects on humans, animals, and plants. More than one hundred mycotoxins are known which contaminate food and feed raw materials. Fungal infection and mycotoxin contamination can occur directly in fields (pre-harvest stage), during storage, or during industrial processing (post-harvest stage). Given the proven toxicity of mycotoxins and their widespread distribution, it is necessary to prevent their occurrence in food and feed. To limit mycotoxin contamination, several techniques can be

Microbial Secondary Metabolites: Recent Developments and Technological Challenges

Microbial Secondary Metabolites: Recent Developments and Technological Challenges
  • Author : Bhim Pratap Singh,Mostafa E. Rateb,Susana Rodriguez-Couto,Maria de Lourdes Teixeira de Moraes Polizeli,Wen-Jun Li
  • Publisher : Frontiers Media SA
  • Release : 02 August 2019
GET THIS BOOKMicrobial Secondary Metabolites: Recent Developments and Technological Challenges

Research on microbes plays an essential role in the improvement of biotechnological and biomedical areas. It has turned into a subject of expanding significance as new organisms and their related biomolecules are being characterized for several applications in health and agriculture. Microbial biomolecules confer the ability of microbes to cope with a range of adverse conditions. However, these biomolecules have several advantages over the plant origin, which makes them a suitable target in drug discovery and development. The reasons could

Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma

Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma
  • Author : Vijai G. Gupta,Monika Schmoll,Alfredo Herrera-Estrella,R. S. Upadhyay,Irina Druzhinina,Maria Tuohy
  • Publisher : Newnes
  • Release : 17 February 2014
GET THIS BOOKBiotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma

Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma serves as a comprehensive reference on the chemistry and biochemistry of one of the most important microbial agents, Trichoderma, and its use in an increased number of industrial bioprocesses for the synthesis of many biochemicals such as pharmaceuticals and biofuels. This book provides individuals working in the field of Trichoderma, especially biochemical engineers, biochemists and biotechnologists, important information on how these valuable fungi can contribute to the production of a wide range of products of

Regulation of Biological Control Agents

Regulation of Biological Control Agents
  • Author : Ralf-Udo Ehlers
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 03 February 2011
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This book presents a comprehensive compilation of registration requirements necessary for authorisation of biological control agents (viruses, bacteria, fungi, active substances of natural origin and semiochemicals) in OECD countries. It also reviews data requirements for invertebrate agents (insect, mites and nematodes) and provides proposals for harmonisation of the regulation process and guidelines for completion of application forms. Based on results of the EU REBECA Policy Support Action, which gathered experts from academia, regulation authorities and industry, risks and benefits of

Secondary Metabolites

Secondary Metabolites
  • Author : Ramasamy Vijayakumar,Suresh S.S. Raja
  • Publisher : BoD – Books on Demand
  • Release : 05 September 2018
GET THIS BOOKSecondary Metabolites

This book consists of an introductory overview of secondary metabolites, which are classified into four main sections: microbial secondary metabolites, plant secondary metabolites, secondary metabolites through tissue culture technique, and regulation of secondary metabolite production. This book provides a comprehensive account on the secondary metabolites of microorganisms, plants, and the production of secondary metabolites through biotechnological approach like the plant tissue culture method. The regulatory mechanisms of secondary metabolite production in plants and the pharmaceutical and other applications of various

Fungi Bio-prospects in Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Nano-technology

Fungi Bio-prospects in Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Nano-technology
  • Author : Vijay Kumar Sharma,Maulin P. Shah,Shobhika Parmar,Ajay Kumar
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 09 October 2020
GET THIS BOOKFungi Bio-prospects in Sustainable Agriculture, Environment and Nano-technology

Fungi bio-prospects in sustainable agriculture, environment and nanotechnology is a three-volume series that has been designed to explore the huge potential of the many diverse applications of fungi to human life. The series unveils the latest developments and scientific advances in the study of the biodiversity of fungi, extremophilic fungi, and fungal secondary metabolites and enzymes, while also presenting cutting-edge molecular tools used to study fungi. Readers will learn all about the recent progress and future potential applications of fungi

Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology

Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology
  • Author : Ajay Kumar,Amit Kishore Singh,Krishna Kumar Choudhary
  • Publisher : Woodhead Publishing
  • Release : 20 June 2019
GET THIS BOOKRole of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology

Role of Plant Growth Promoting Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Nanotechnology explores PGPMs (actinomycetes, bacteria, fungi and cyanobacteria) and their multidimensional roles in agriculture, including their increasing applications in sustainable agriculture. In addition to their traditional understanding and applications in agriculture, PGPMs are increasingly known as a source of nano-particles production that are gaining significant interest in their ability to provide more economically, environmentally friendly and safe technologies to crop growers. The book considers new concepts and current developments in

Novel Biotechnologies for Biocontrol Agent Enhancement and Management

Novel Biotechnologies for Biocontrol Agent Enhancement and Management
  • Author : Maurizio Vurro,Jonathan Gressel
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 16 May 2007
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The main scientists working with enhancing fungal, bacterial, virus and insect biological control agents on different targets present the latest progress in overcoming the barrier of insufficient virulence. This multi-disciplinary group review their own work and that of others, and describe the approaches being used, the successes and the barriers yet to be overcome. There is no up-to-date equivalent work describing biocontrol, let alone enhanced biocontrol.

Cottage Industry of Biocontrol Agents and Their Applications

Cottage Industry of Biocontrol Agents and Their Applications
  • Author : Nabil El-Wakeil,Mahmoud Saleh,Mohamed Abu-hashim
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 27 November 2019
GET THIS BOOKCottage Industry of Biocontrol Agents and Their Applications

This book analyses the mass production and application of biological control products for biotic and abiotic factors affecting agricultural production. It also describes how to develop sustainable agriculture under Egyptian conditions. The book is divided into four parts covering: 1) mass production of parasitoids, insects and mite predators, 2) mass production of the microbial control agents for managing insect pests, 3) biocontrol products for plant diseases, and 4) bioproducts against abiotic factors. It discusses various methods of controlling insect pests and plant diseases in