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Title Mycorrhiza - function, diversity, state of the art / edited by Ajit Varma, Ram Prasad, Narendra Tuteja
Imprint Cham : Springer International Publishing : Imprint: Springer, 2017
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Edition Fourth edition
Descript 1 online resource (xvi, 396 pages) : illustrations, digital ; 24 cm
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Note 1 Introduction to Mycorrhiza: Historical Development -- 2 Mobilization of Micronutrients by Mycorrhizal Fungi -- 3 Soil: Do Not Disturb, Mycorrhiza in Action -- 4 Mycorrhiza-Creating Good Spaces for Interactions -- 5 Mycorrhizal Helper Bacteria: Sustainable Approach -- 6 Mycorrhization of Fagaceae Forests within Mediterranean Ecosystems -- 7 ECTOMYCORRHIZA: Their Diversity, Ecology and Practical Applications -- 8 Plant Flavonoids: Key Players in Signalling, Establishment and Regulation of Rhizobial and Mycorrhizal Endosymbioses -- 9 Mycorrhizas in Forest Tree Health -- 10 Ectomycorrhizal Fungi: A Major Player in Early Sucession -- 11 Truffle Ecology: Genetic Diversity, Soil Interactions and Functioning -- 12 Inter- and Intraspecific Fungal Diversity in The Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Symbiosis -- 13 Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Dark Septate Endophytes in Grapevine: the Potential for Sustainable Viticulture? -- 14 What Have We Learnt from Studying Mycorrhizal Colonisation of Wetland Plant Species? -- 15 Response of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi To Global Climate Change and Their Role in Terrestrial Ecosystem C and N Cycling -- 16 Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Hypoxic Environments -- 17 Piriformospora indica (Serendipita indica) -The Novel Symbiont -- 18 Mass Cultivation of Mycorrhiza-like fungus Piriformospora indica (Serendipita indica) by Batch in Biorector
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 particularly relevant to researchers involved in mycorrhiza, especially to food security and environmental protection. Mycorrhizas are symbioses between fungi and the roots of higher plants. As more than 90% of all known species of plants have the potential to form mycorrhizal associations, the productivity and species composition and the diversity of natural ecosystems are frequently dependent upon the presence and activity of mycorrhizas. The biotechnological application of mycorrhizas is expected to promote the production of food while maintaining ecologically and economically sustainable production systems
Host Item Springer eBooks
Subject Mycorrhizas
Biomedicine
Biomedical Engineering/Biotechnology
Biotechnology
Plant Sciences
Forestry
Geoecology/Natural Processes
Microbial Genetics and Genomics
Alt Author Varma, Ajit, editor
Prasad, Ram, editor
Tuteja, Narendra, editor
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