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Rhizobium Biology and Biotechnology

  • Alexander P. Hansen
  • Devendra K. Choudhary
  • Pawan Kumar Agrawal
  • Ajit Varma

Part of the Soil Biology book series (SOILBIOL, volume 50)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. Richa Sharma, Virendra S. Bisaria, Shilpi Sharma
    Pages 1-10
  3. Irina Smirnova, Amankeldy Sadanov, Aidana Sabdenova, Aray Nurmukhanbetova
    Pages 11-24
  4. Souad Zaim, Ahmed Amine Bekkar, Lakhdar Belabid
    Pages 25-37
  5. Rakesh Pathak, S. K. Singh, Praveen Gehlot
    Pages 61-81
  6. Kalaivani K. Nadarajah
    Pages 83-103
  7. Anita Patil, Ankit Kale, Gaurav Ajane, Rubina Sheikh, Surendra Patil
    Pages 105-134
  8. Dharmesh Harwani, Jyotsna Begani, Jyoti Lakhani
    Pages 165-184
  9. Jyoti Lakhani, Ajay Khuteta, Anupama Choudhary, Dharmesh Harwani
    Pages 185-214
  10. A. Tak, P. Gehlot, R. Pathak, S. K. Singh
    Pages 215-245
  11. Anukool Vaishnav, Alexander P. Hansen, Pawan Kumar Agrawal, Ajit Varma, Devendra K. Choudhary
    Pages 247-256
  12. M. Senthil Kumar, K. SwarnaLakshmi, K. Annapurna
    Pages 257-292
  13. Devendra K. Choudhary, Ajit Varma
    Pages 293-307
  14. Saumya Singh, Ajit Varma
    Pages 309-330
  15. Back Matter
    Pages 331-339

About this book


This book provides a valuable contribution to the field of agriculture microbiology and pooled research in the form of a compendium describing the benign functional role of Rhizobium spp., with biotechnological perspectives on maintaining agroecosystem sustainability. Topics include the occurrence and distribution of Rhizobium; the phenotypic and molecular characteristics of Rhizobium; the impact of Rhizobium on other microbial communities in the rhizosphere; the N2-fixation ability of Rhizobium; Rhizobium and abiotic/biotic stress; Rhizobium-mediated restoration of an ecosystem; and in silico analysis of rhizobia pool, and Biotechnological perspectives of Rhizobium.


Rhizosphere Biofertilizer Root symbionts Agro-ecosystems Nitrogen fixation Plant growth promoting Rhizobium

Editors and affiliations

  • Alexander P. Hansen
    • 1
  • Devendra K. Choudhary
    • 2
  • Pawan Kumar Agrawal
    • 3
  • Ajit Varma
    • 4
  1. 1.Sankt Augustin, NRWGermany
  2. 2.Amity Institute of Microbial TechnologyAmity University Uttar PradeshNoidaIndia
  3. 3.National Agricultural Science FundIndian Council of Agricultural ResearchNew DelhiIndia
  4. 4.Amity Institute of Microbial TechnologyAmity University Uttar PradeshNoidaIndia

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