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Plant-Associated Bacteria

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ISBN-10: 1402045379

ISBN-13: 9781402045370

Edition: 2006

Authors: Samuel S. Gnanamanickam

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This volume is developed on the broad theme of plant-associated bacteria. It is envisioned as a resource volume for researchers working with beneficial and harmful groups of bacteria associated with crop plants. The book is divided into two parts. Part I (9 chapters) on beneficial bacteria includes chapters on symbiotic nitrogen fixers, diazotrophs, epiphytes, endophytes and rhizosphere bacteria and deleterious rhizobacteria. Part II (8 chapters) consists of detailed descriptions of 8 genera of plant pathogenic bacteria: Agrobacterium, Clavibacter, soft-rot Erwinia, Pseudomonas, Xanthomonas, Ralstonia, Burkholderia and Acidovorax & Herbaspirillum. There is an opening chapter on the…    
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Book details

List price: $169.99
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Springer
Publication date: 9/27/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 712
Size: 6.25" wide x 9.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 2.640
Language: English

Plant-associated bacteria: survey, molecular phylogeny, genomics and recent advances
Beneficial Bacteria
Rhizobium-legume symbioses: molecular signals elaborated by rhizobia that are important for nodulation
Nitrogen-fixing bacteria in non-legumes
Epiphytic bacteria, their ecology and functions
Bacterial endophytes: The endophytic niche, its occupants, and its utility
Rhizosphere Bacteria
Plant growth-promoting rhizobacteria
Contribution of studies on suppressive soils to the identification of bacterial biocontrol agents and to the knowledge of their modes of action
Root-associated bacteria inducing systemic resistance
Rhizosphere competence and the role of root colonization in biocontrol
Deleterious Rhizobacteria
Plant Pathogenic Bacteria
Agrobacterium biology and crown gall disease
Clavibacter michiganensis, a group of gram-positive phytopathogenic bacteria
The soft rot Erwinia
Plant pathogenic Pseudomonas species
Virulence functions of xanthomonads
Plant pathogenic Ralstonia species
Plant pathogenic members of the genera Acidovorax and Herbaspirillum