Agro-Environmental Sustainability: Volume 2: Managing by Jay Shankar Singh, Gamini Seneviratne

By Jay Shankar Singh, Gamini Seneviratne

This two-volume paintings is a testomony to the expanding curiosity within the position of microbes in sustainable agriculture and nutrition protection. Advances in microbial applied sciences are explored in chapters facing subject matters akin to plant-microbe interactions, rhizoremediation and cyanoremediation, and bio-immobilization. Volume II is a suite of study findings that invitations readers to envision the applying of microbes in toxins reduction, decontamination of agro- and aquatic ecosystems, and remediation of varied poisonous compounds. Highly readable entries try and shut the information hole among soil microbial institutions and sustainable agriculture.

conventional agricultural administration recommendations have relied heavily on program of chemical fertilizers and insecticides; and up to date land use swap practices have resulted in over exploitation of normal resources. Strategies defined the following simplify a classy photograph of how microbial groups can enhance the standard of atmosphere and dispose of meals shortage within the coming generations. This paintings is an important contribution to investigate during this more and more very important self-discipline of soil sciences, and should entice researchers in microbiology, agriculture, environmental sciences, and soil and crop sciences.

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Clim Change Environ Sustain 2:133–137 Singh JS (2015a) Microbes: the chief ecological engineers in reinstating equilibrium in degraded ecosystems. Agric Ecosyst Environ 203:80–82 Singh JS (2015b) Biodiversity: current perspectives. Clim Change Environ Sustain 2:133–137 Singh JS (2015c) Plant-microbe interactions: a viable tool for agricultural sustainability. Appl Soil Ecol 92:45–46 Singh JS, Gupta VK (2016) Degraded land restoration in reinstating CH4 sink. Front Microbiol 7(923):1–5 Singh JS, Pandey VC (2013) Fly ash application in nutrient poor agriculture soils: impact on methanotrophs population dynamics and paddy yields.

2013). The second mechanism is indirect denitrification. ) that provide an electron donor for denitrifying bacteria (Modin et al. 2007). In wastewater treatment systems, nitrate/nitrite reduction is achieved by a consortium of aerobic methanotrophs and denitrifying bacteria. This syntrophic relationship, where one organism lives off the products of another organism, has been verified. e. methane oxidation intermediates) to achieve denitrification (Knowles 2005). Additionally, methanoland acetate-consuming denitrifiers performed the denitrification in earlier research, where denitrification was achieved with methane as the carbon source under microaerophilic conditions (Costa et al.

Plant and Soil 69(1):45–56 Mason I (1977) Methane as a carbon source in biological denitrification. J Water Pollut Control Fed 49(5):855–857 McCarty PL, Semprini L (1994) Ground-water treatment for chlorinated solvents. In: Matthews JE (ed) Handbook of bioremediation. Lewis Publishers, Boca Raton, FL, pp 87–116 McDonald IR, Bodrossy L, Chen Y, Murrell JC (2008) Molecular ecology techniques for the study of aerobic methanotrophs. Appl Environ Microbiol 74(5):1305–1315 Modin O, Fukushi K, Yamamoto K (2007) Denitrification with methane as external carbon source.

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