Techniques in Mycorrhizal Studies by K.G. MukerjiTechniques in Mycorrhizal Studies by K.G. Mukerji

Techniques in Mycorrhizal Studies

EditorK.G. Mukerji

Paperback | September 22, 2011

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This unique compilation fulfils a great demand for a laboratory manual on mycorrhizal research describing the basic techniques, and contains chapters by eminent Indian mycorrhizologists. Chapters cover mycorrhizal dependency, mycorrhiza as biocontrol agents in agriculture, horticulture, and forestry, and the establishment of micropropagated plants.
Title:Techniques in Mycorrhizal StudiesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:564 pagesPublished:September 22, 2011Publisher:Springer NetherlandsLanguage:English

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Table of Contents

Preface. Introduction: Mycorrhizal Studies. C. Manoharachary, K.G. Mukerji. 1. Soil microbes; K.K. Mukerji. 2. Soil microflora: isolation, enumeration and identification; R. Gupta, H. Mohapatra. 3. Soil factors in relation to distribution and occurence of vesicular arbuscular mycorrhiza; R. Kapoor, et al. 4. Rhizosphere biology; K.G. Mukerji. 5. Root exudate biology; R. Gupta, K.G. Mukerji. 6. Isolation of ectomycorrhizal fungi: methods and techniques; S. Kumar, T. Satyanarayana. 7. Production of incoulum of ectomycorrhizal fungi; S. Kumar, T. Satyanarayana. 8. Identification of ectomycorrhizas; K. Natarajan, V. Mohan. 9. Techniques for the isolation of VAM/AM fungi in soil; R. Gupta, K.G. Mukerji. 10. Methods in study of viability of VAM fungal spores; M. Bansal, K.G. Mukerji. 11. Root-Clearing techniques and quantification of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi; C. Manoharachary, I.K. Kunwar. 12. Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi - identification, taxonomic criteria, classification, controversies and terminology; C. Manoharachary, et al. 13. Techniques of AM fungus inoculum production; G. Singh, K.V.B.R. Tilak. 14. Multiplication of arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi on roots; P. Chellappan, et al. 15. Biotechnological approaches for mass production or arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi: current scenario and future strategies; A. Khaliq, et al. 16. VAM technology in establishment of plants under salinity stress conditions; B. Giri, et al. 17. Method in study of degradation of mycorrhizal roots; M. Bansal, K.G. Mukerji. 18. Ericoid mycorrhiza-isolation and identification; Sumeet, K.G. Mukerji. 19. Ericoid mycorrhizae-current status; G. Singh, K.G. Mukerji. 20. Orchidoid mycorrhiza and techniques to investigate; S.P. Vij, et al. 21. Some aspects of monotropoid mycorrhizas; C. Manoharachary, et al. 22. Role of mycorrhizae in in vitro micropropagation of plant; P.S. Srivastava, et al. 23. Evaluating performance of plants infected with vescicular arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi for alleviating abiotic stresses; P. Sharmila, P.P. Saradhi. 24. Mycorrhizae as biocontrol agents; L.J.C. Xavier, S.M. Boyetchko. Index. List of Contributers.