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Mycorrhizal Biotechnology

Edited by Devarajan Thangadurai, Carlos Alberto Busso, Mohamed Hijri 
CRC Press  June 2010  



Hardcover  226 pp  ISBN 9781578086917      £58.00
Many studies have demonstrated that mycorrhizal associations play vital role in plant nutrition. They greatly increase the efficiency of nutrient and water uptake, enhance resistance to pathogens, and buffer plant species against several environmental stresses and drought resistance. Mycorrhizae also improve plant growth and survival in soils contaminated by heavy metals. This book emphasizes the biotechnological application of mycorrhizae to promote the production of food while maintaining ecologically and economically sustainable production systems.

Contents

  • Arbuscular Mycorrhiza and Soil Microbes, M. Miransari
  • Ectomycorrhizae and Forest Plants Fitness, L. Montecchio and L. Scattolin
  • Role of VAM in Nutrient Uptake of Crop Plants, V. Davamani, A.C. Lourduraj, R.P. Yogalakshmi, and M. Velmurugan
  • Advances in Mass Production Technology of Arbuscular Mycorrhiza, A. Khaliq, D.J. Bagyaraj and M. Alam
  • Biomass Production, Arbuscular Mycorrhizae, and Soil Plant-Available P under Water Stress in Native Perennial Grasses, C.A. Busso and A.I. Bolletta
  • Induced Resistance in Plants and the Role of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, Y. Ismail and M. Hijri
  • Influence of VAM in Bioremediation of Environmental Pollutants, V. Davamani, A.C. Lourduraj, and M. Velmurugan
  • Rhizosphere Management Practices in Sustaining Mycorrhizae, C. Harisudan, M. Velmurugan, and P. Hemalatha
  • Importance of Mycorrhizae for Horticultural Crops, P. Hemalatha, M. Velmurugan, C. Harisudan, and V. Davamani
  • Mycobization as a Biotechnological Tool: A Challenge, M.S. Velázquez and M.N. Cabello
  • Phytoremediation: Biotechnological Procedures Involving Plants and Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, S.E. Hassan, M. St-Arnaud, M. Labreque, and M. Hijri
  • Molecular Characterization of Genetic Diversity among Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, M. Velmurugan, P. Hemalatha, C. Harisudan, and D. Thangadurai
  • Molecular Tools for Biodiversity and Phylogenetic Studies in Mycorrhizas: The Use of Primers to Detect Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi, F. Covacevich
  • The Impact of Climate Changes on Belowground: How the CO2 Increment Affects Arbuscular Mycorrhiza, F. Covacevich and Ricardo Luis Louro Berbara
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