Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and the Environment: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and the Environment

1st Edition

Edited by Deepak Kumar Verma, Prem Prakash Srivastav

Apple Academic Press

430 pages | 10 Color Illus. | 12 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9781771884792
pub: 2017-08-10
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In agricultural education and research, the study of agricultural microbiology has undergone tremendous changes in the past few decades, leading to today’s scientific farming that is a backbone of economy all over the globe. Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture, Food, and the Environment fills the need for a comprehensive volume on recent advances and innovations in microbiology. The book is divided into four main parts: food microbiology; soil microbiology; environmental microbiology, and industrial microbiology and microbial biotechnology.

Table of Contents

Food Microbiology. Fermented Foods: An Overview. Fermented Foods: Recent Advances and Trends. Microbial Approaches in Fermentations for Production and Preservation of Different Food. Microbial Intoxication in Dairy Food Product. Microbial Spoilage in Milk and Milk Products: Potential Solution, Food Safety, and Health Issues. Lactic Acid Bacteria (LAB) Bacteriocins: An Ecological and Sustainable Biopreservative Approach to Improve the Safety and Shelf-Life of Foods. Soil Microbiology. Bio-fertilizers and PGPR for Evergreen Agriculture. Environmental Microbiology. VAM Fungi: Recent Advances in Crop Diseases Management. Significance of Microbial Bioagents in Sustainable Agro-Ecosystem: An Overview. Industrial Microbiology and Microbial Biotechnology. Mass Production, Quality Control and Scope of Biofertilizers in India.Microalgae: A Promising Feedstock as Source for Third Generation Renewable Energy.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Botany
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING / Agriculture / General