Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture

Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture is the first book to present the core concepts of working with Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve agricultural crop productivity. Highlighting the use of indigenous AM fungi for agriculture, the book includes details on how to maintain and promote AM fungal diversity to improve sustainability and cost-effectiveness. As the need to improve production while restricting scarce inputs and preventing environmental impacts increases, the use of AMF offers an important option for exploiting the soil microbial population. It can enhance nutrient cycling and minimize the impacts of biotic and abiotic stresses, such as soil-borne disease, drought, and metal toxicity. The book offers land managers, policymakers, soil scientists, and agronomists a novel approach to utilizing soil microbiology in improving agricultural practices. Provides a new approach to exploiting the benefits of mycorrhizas for sustainable arable agricultural production using indigenous AMF populations and adopting appropriate crop production techniques Bridges the gap between soil microbiology, including increasing knowledge of mycorrhiza and agronomy Presents real-world practical insights and application-based results, including a chapter focused primarily on case studies Includes extensive illustrative diagrams and photographs

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  • Author : Michael J. Goss
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Pages : 254 pages
  • ISBN : 0128042869
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture

Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Michael J. Goss,Mário Carvalho,Isabel Brito
  • Publisher : Academic Press
  • Release : 19 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKFunctional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture

Functional Diversity of Mycorrhiza and Sustainable Agriculture is the first book to present the core concepts of working with Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi to improve agricultural crop productivity. Highlighting the use of indigenous AM fungi for agriculture, the book includes details on how to maintain and promote AM fungal diversity to improve sustainability and cost-effectiveness. As the need to improve production while restricting scarce inputs and preventing environmental impacts increases, the use of AMF offers an important option for exploiting the

Mycorrhizae: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry

Mycorrhizae: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry
  • Author : Zaki Anwar Siddiqui,Mohammad Sayeed Akhtar,Kazuyoshi Futai
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 27 July 2008
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Mycorrhizal fungi are microbial engines which improve plant vigor and soil quality. They play a crucial role in plant nutrient uptake, water relations, ecosystem establishment, plant diversity, and the productivity of plants. Scientific research involves multidisciplinary approaches to understand the adaptation of mycorrhizae to the rhizosphere, mechanism of root colonization, effect on plant physiology and growth, biofertilization, plant resistance and biocontrol of plant pathogens. This book discusses and goes into detail on a number of topics: the molecular basis of

Mycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration

Mycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration
  • Author : Zakaria M. Solaiman,Lynette K. Abbott,Ajit Varma
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration

This volume explores the various functions and potential applications of mycorrhizas, including topics such as the dynamics of root colonization, soil carbon sequestration and the function of mycorrhizas in extreme environments. Some contributions focus on the use of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in various crop production processes, including soil management practices, their use as biofertilizers and in relation to medicinal plants. Other chapters elucidate the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the alleviation of plant water stress and of heavy metal

Mycorrhizae: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry

Mycorrhizae: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry
  • Author : Zaki Anwar Siddiqui,Mohammad Sayeed Akhtar,Kazuyoshi Futai
  • Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media
  • Release : 27 July 2008
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhizae: Sustainable Agriculture and Forestry

Mycorrhizal fungi are microbial engines which improve plant vigor and soil quality. They play a crucial role in plant nutrient uptake, water relations, ecosystem establishment, plant diversity, and the productivity of plants. Scientific research involves multidisciplinary approaches to understand the adaptation of mycorrhizae to the rhizosphere, mechanism of root colonization, effect on plant physiology and growth, biofertilization, plant resistance and biocontrol of plant pathogens. This book discusses and goes into detail on a number of topics: the molecular basis of

Mycorrhiza - Function, Diversity, State of the Art

Mycorrhiza - Function, Diversity, State of the Art
  • Author : Ajit Varma,Ram Prasad,Narendra Tuteja
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 11 May 2017
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhiza - Function, Diversity, State of the Art

This is the fourth updated and revised edition of a well-received book that emphasises on fungal diversity, plant productivity and sustainability. It contains new chapters written by leading experts in the field. This book is an up-to-date overview of current progress in mycorrhiza and association with plant productivity and environmental sustainability. The result is a must hands-on guide, ideally suited for agri-biotechnology, soil biology, fungal biology including mycorrrhiza and stress management, academia and researchers. The topic of this book is

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

Mycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration

Mycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration
  • Author : Zakaria M. Solaiman,Lynette K. Abbott,Ajit Varma
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 29 December 2014
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhizal Fungi: Use in Sustainable Agriculture and Land Restoration

This volume explores the various functions and potential applications of mycorrhizas, including topics such as the dynamics of root colonization, soil carbon sequestration and the function of mycorrhizas in extreme environments. Some contributions focus on the use of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in various crop production processes, including soil management practices, their use as biofertilizers and in relation to medicinal plants. Other chapters elucidate the role of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi in the alleviation of plant water stress and of heavy metal

Toward a Sustainable Agriculture Through Plant Biostimulants

Toward a Sustainable Agriculture Through Plant Biostimulants
  • Author : Youssef Rouphael,Giuseppe Colla
  • Publisher : MDPI
  • Release : 22 February 2021
GET THIS BOOKToward a Sustainable Agriculture Through Plant Biostimulants

Over the past decade, interest in plant biostimulants has been on the rise, compelled by the growing interest of researchers, extension specialists, private industries, and farmers in integrating these products in the array of environmentally friendly tools to secure improved crop performance, nutrient efficiency, product quality, and yield stability. Plant biostimulants include diverse organic and inorganic substances, natural compounds, and/or beneficial microorganisms such as humic acids, protein hydrolysates, seaweed and plant extracts, silicon, endophytic fungi like mycorrhizal fungi, and

Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil

Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil
  • Author : Nancy Collins Johnson,Catherine Gehring,Jan Jansa
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 03 November 2016
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhizal Mediation of Soil

Mycorrhizal Mediation of Soil: Fertility, Structure, and Carbon Storage offers a better understanding of mycorrhizal mediation that will help inform earth system models and subsequently improve the accuracy of global carbon model predictions. Mycorrhizas transport tremendous quantities of plant-derived carbon below ground and are increasingly recognized for their importance in the creation, structure, and function of soils. Different global carbon models vary widely in their predictions of the dynamics of the terrestrial carbon pool, ranging from a large sink to

Agriculturally Important Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture

Agriculturally Important Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture
  • Author : Ajar Nath Yadav,Shashank Mishra,Divjot Kour,Neelam Yadav,Anil Kumar
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 25 June 2020
GET THIS BOOKAgriculturally Important Fungi for Sustainable Agriculture

Microbes are ubiquitous in nature. Among microbes, fungal communities play an important role in agriculture, the environment, and medicine. Vast fungal diversity has been associated with plant systems, namely epiphytic fungi, endophytic fungi, and rhizospheric fungi. These fungi associated with plant systems play an important role in plant growth, crop yield, and soil health. Rhizospheric fungi, present in rhizospheric zones, get their nutrients from root exudates released by plant root systems, which help with their growth, development, and microbe activity.

Invertebrate Biodiversity as Bioindicators of Sustainable Landscapes

Invertebrate Biodiversity as Bioindicators of Sustainable Landscapes
  • Author : Maurizio G. Paoletti
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 02 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKInvertebrate Biodiversity as Bioindicators of Sustainable Landscapes

Reducing environmental hazard and human impact on different ecosystems, with special emphasis on rural landscapes is the main topic of different environmental policies designed in developed countries and needed in most developing countries. This book covers the bioindication approach of rural landscapes and man managed ecosystems including both urbanised and industrialised ones. The main techniques and taxa used for bioindication are considered in detail. Remediation and contamination is faced with diversity, abundance and dominance of biota, mostly invertebrates. Invertebrate Biodiversity

Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

Routledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity
  • Author : Danny Hunter,Luigi Guarino,Charles Spillane,Peter C. McKeown
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 October 2017
GET THIS BOOKRoutledge Handbook of Agricultural Biodiversity

The world relies on very few crop and animal species for agriculture and to supply its food needs. In recent decades, there has been increased appreciation of the risk this implies for food security and quality, especially in times of environmental change. As a result, agricultural biodiversity has moved to the top of research and policy agendas. This Handbook presents a comprehensive overview of our current knowledge of agricultural biodiversity in a series of specially commissioned chapters. It draws on

Mycorrhizal Technology in Agriculture

Mycorrhizal Technology in Agriculture
  • Author : S. Gianinazzi,Hannes Schüepp,J.M. Barea,K. Haselwandter
  • Publisher : Birkhäuser
  • Release : 06 December 2012
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhizal Technology in Agriculture

Arbuscular Mycorrhiza (AM) is the most common mycorrhizal type involved in agricultural systems, and the most widespread plant root symbiosis. The fungi involved (Glomales) are known to promote plant growth and health by acting as biofertilizers, bioprotectors and bioregulators. The main aim of this book is to provide readers with theoretical and applied knowledge essential for the use of AM fungi in improving plant health and fitness, production of high quality food and in conservation of natural resources. The different

Mycorrhiza - Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration

Mycorrhiza - Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration
  • Author : Ajit Varma,Ram Prasad,Narendra Tuteja
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 15 January 2018
GET THIS BOOKMycorrhiza - Nutrient Uptake, Biocontrol, Ecorestoration

This is the fourth updated and revised edition of a well-received book that emphasises on fungal diversity, plant productivity and sustainability. It contains new chapters written by leading experts in the field. This book is an up-to-date overview of current progress in mycorrhiza and association with plant productivity and environmental sustainability. The result is a must hands-on guide, ideally suited for agri-biotechnology, soil biology, fungal biology including mycorrrhiza and stress management, academia and researchers. The topic of this book is