Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols by Fabricio Dario CassHandbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols by Fabricio Dario Cass

Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and Protocols

byFabricio Dario CassEditorYaacov Okon, Cecilia M. Creus

Hardcover | May 13, 2015

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The functional analysis of plant-microbe interactions has re-emerged in the past 10 years due to spectacular advances in integrative study models. This book summarizes basic and technical information related to the plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) belonging to the genus Azospirillum, considered to be one of the most representative PGPR last 40 years. We include exhaustive information about the general microbiology of genus Azospirillum, their identification strategies; the evaluation of plant growth promoting mechanisms, inoculants technology and agronomic use of these bacteria and some special references to the genetic technology and use.
Dr. Fabricio Cassan, Author Universidad Nacional de Rio Cuarto Laboratorio de Fisiologia Vegetal y de la interacción Planta-microorganismo Ruta 36. Km 601 Rio Cuarto Cordoba, Argentina Cecilia M. Creus, Co-author Professor Adjunto Facultad de Ciencias Agrarias Universidad Nacional de Mar del Prata, INTA Balcarce.
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Title:Handbook for Azospirillum: Technical Issues and ProtocolsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:514 pagesPublished:May 13, 2015Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3319065416

ISBN - 13:9783319065410

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Table of Contents

Part I Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Toolbox.- Chapter 1 Isolation, Identification and Biochemical Characterization ofAzospirillumspp. and other Nitrogen-Fixing Bacteria.- Chapter 2 Molecular Tools for Identification and Characterization of Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria with emphasis inAzospirillumspp.- Chapter 3In situLocalization and Strain-Specific Quantification ofAzospirillumand other Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Using Antibodies and Molecular Probes.- Chapter 4 Molecular Tools to StudyAzospirillumsp. and other Related Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Chapter 5 Genomic Tools for the Study ofAzospirillumand other Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Part II Physiology and Metabolism Toolbox.- Chapter 6 Chemotaxis and other Forms of Taxis Behaviors inAzospirillumspp.- Chapter 7 Phytohormones and other Plant Growth Regulators Produced by PGPR: The GenusAzospirillum.- Chapter 8 Inorganic Nitrogen Metabolism inAzospirillumspp.- Chapter 9 Nitric Oxide inAzospirillumand Related Bacteria: Production and Effects.- Chapter 10 Cell Aggregation, Attachment and Plant Interaction.- Chapter 11 Methods for Studying Biofilms inAzospirillumand other Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Chapter 12 Methods for Studying Phenotypic Variation inAzospirillum.- Chapter 13 Polyhydroxybutyrate inAzospirillum brasilense.- Chapter 14 Siderophores Production byAzospirillum: Biological Importance, Assessing methods and Biocontrol activity.- Chapter 15 Cell-Cell Communication inAzospirillumand Related Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Chapter 16 Methods to Study 1-Aminocyclopropane-1-Carboxylate Deaminase in Plant Growth Promoting Bacteria.- Chapter 17 Production of Volatile Organic Compounds in Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Chapter 18 Stress Physiology inAzospirillumand other Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria.- Part III Biotic Interactions Toolbox.- Chapter 18 Alleviation of Abiotic and Biotic Stresses in Plants byAzospirillum.- Chapter 19 Interaction ofAzospirillumspp. with Microalgae: a Basic Eukaryotic-Prokaryotic Model and its Biotechnological Applications.- Chapter 20PseudomonasandAzospirillum.- Chapter 21 Co-inoculation of Legumes withAzospirillumand Symbiotic Rhizobia.- Chapter 22 Interaction ofAzospirillumand Mycorrhiza.- Part IV Agronomic and Industrial Applications Toolbox.- Chapter 23 Field Evaluation of Extensive Crops Inoculated withAzospirillumsp.- Chapter 24Azospirillumspp. and Related Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria Inocula Use in Intensive Agriculture.- Chapter 25 Inoculant Preparation and Formulations forAzospirillumspp.- Chapter 26 Protocol for the Quality Control ofAzospirillumspp. Inoculants.