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Biology of Useful Plants and Microbes
Editor(s): Arnab Sen

ISBN:    978-81-8487-264-4 
E-ISBN:   E 978-81-8487-472-3
Publication Year:   2014
Pages:   412
Binding:   Hard Back
Dimension:   185mm x 240mm
Weight:   945

About the book

BIOLOGY OF USEFUL PLANTS AND MICROBES encompasses the coordinated interaction between plants and microbes. The twenty eight chapters included in this book are broadly classified into two parts. The first part deals with classical biology of economically important plants and microbes including both the research and review articles covering broad areas of biological research including physiology and biochemistry of medicinal plants, taxonomy of economically important plants and microbes, molecular biology, biochemical characterization of plant and microbial products, pharmacognosy, plant tissue culture, ethno botany, phytoremediation, plant growth promoting rhizobacteria, fungi etc., while the second part is more about the modern tools and techniques of Bioinformatics and their application in studying various plants and microbes and plant-microbe interactions and includes the study of biological information using concepts and methods of computational biology and computer sciences. Research on structural biology, codon usage, cloud computing, data mining, gene expression analysis etc. are presented in this section.

Table of Contents

Foreword / Preface / Molecular Characterization of the Citrus Tristeza Virus (CTV) Genome / Molecular Detection of Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and their Application for Plant Health Improvement / Economically Important Bacillus and Related Genera: A Mini Review / Plant Derived Anti-diabetics and Antioxidants: Potential Health Benefits in Free Radical Associated Diseases / Trends in Biochemical and Molecular Characterization of Rhizobia and their Nitrogen Fixation Mechanism: A Review / The Science of Tea (Camellia sinensis): A Review / In Vitro Regeneration of Some Lesser Known Medicinal Zingibers: A Review / A Review on Biodegradation of Xenobiotic Compounds by Microbes / Advancement of Bamboo Taxonomy in the Era of Molecular Biology: A Review / Medicinal Properties of Ethnobotanically Important Plants of Malda & Uttar Dinajpur Districts: A Review / Antibiotic Sensitivity, Heavy Metal Tolerance and Carbohydrate Fermentation Profile of Coliforms Isolated from Lakes of Darjeeling / Screening of Antioxidant Activity of Lichens Everniastrum sp. and Cladonia sp. from Darjeeling Hills / Studies on the Removal of Cadmium from Aqueous Solutions using the Dried Biomass Sargassum sp. / Medicinal plants used by Garos of Terai and Duars of West Bengal / Effect of bioinoculants on growth and yield attributes in cotton / Efficacy of bioinoculants against major diseases and sucking pest complex in cotton cv. PH-316 / Economically important underutilized fruit plants of Darjeeling hills / Exploring the riddles of intestinal probiogenomics / Insights into the nitrogenase protein - an in silico approach / Role of cloud computing in bioinformatics research for handling the huge biological data / Tryptophan biosynthetic pathway genes and their organization / Analysis of hypothetical proteins in Trichomonas vaginalis proteome Studies of host-pathogen interaction in economically important plants using computational systems biology approach / Symptomatic approach for disease treatment / Object oriented programming for different simulation and emulation / Isolation and characterization of erythromycin resistant gram negative bacteria / Study of antimicrobial activity from different citrus peels / Importance of polymer in the field of drugs / Author Index.


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