Microbiology in Agriculture & Human Health (PDF)

Microbiology in Agriculture & Human Health
Mohammad Manjur Shah
Release at: 2015
Pages: 136
1st Edition
File Size: 36 MB
File Type: pdf
Language: English

Description of Microbiology in Agriculture & Human Health

Microbiology in Agriculture & Human Health by M. M. Shah is an eBook helps to study agricultural microbiology available in PDF free download. Microbiology involves the study of microscopic living organisms. Most of them are unicellular and all the life processes are performed by a single cell. They are associated with the health and welfare of human beings. Among the microbiology, biological sciences have established itself a place in the current century.

Microorganisms also provide experimental models in various research activities, and an answer to numerous fundamental questions in metabolism/genetics, function and cell form. This Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health book is presented in six chapters comprising of two sections. The 1st section deals with Microbiology and Agriculture and the second section deals with Microbiology and Human Health. The Microbiology in Agriculture and Human Health book is expected to attract a wide audience from various fields of biological sciences in general, and microbiologists in particular.

Content of Microbiology in Agriculture & Human Health

Chapter 1 Evaluation of the Efficiency of Some Antagonistic Trichoderma spp. Management of Plant Parasitic Nematodes

1. Introduction

2. Materials and Methods

2.1. Extraction of nematodes

2.2. Isolation and enumeration of Trichoderma sp. from soil

2.3. Inoculation of nematode and fungi

3. Results and Discussion

3.1. Effect of Trichoderma viride Persoon on Helicotylenchus sp. and Scutellonema spp. (table 1 and 2)

3.2. Effect of Trichoderma harzianum Raifae on Helicotylenchus sp. and Scutellonema spp. (table 3 and 4)

3.3. Effect of Trichoderma longibrachiatum Rifai on Helicotylenchus sp. and Scutellonema spp. (table 5 and 6)

3.4. Effect of Trichoderma koningii Oudeom on Helicotylenchus sp. and Scutellonema spp. (table 7 and 8)

3.5. Effect of Trichoderma hamatum (Bonord) Bainier on Helicotylenchus sp. and Scutellonema spp. (table 9 and 10)

Chapter 2 Emergence and Pandemic Potential of Avian Influenza A (H7N9) Virus

1. Introduction

1.1. Influenza viruses

2. Highly pathogenic avian influenza viruses

3. Swine-origin 2009 H1N1 influenza viruses

4. An outbreak of avian-origin H7N9 viruses in China

5. Role of HA in cross-species transmission

6. Role of PB2 in viral transmissibility

7. Other proteins in viral transmissibility

8. Prevention and control

9. The future

Chapter 3 Positive & Negative Staining in Transmission Electron Microscopy for Virus Diagnosis

1. Introduction

2. Negative staining technique

3. Positive staining technique

3.1. Specimen preparation

4. Advantages and disadvantages of the TEM

Chapter 4 Dechlorination of Chloral Hydrate by Pseudomonas putida LF54 which Possesses Biofilm Adhesin Protein LapA

1. Introduction

2. Identification of genes related to CH degradation

2.1. Transposon mutant (Tn mutant) library

2.2. Tn mutants screening strategy

1. First screening

2. Second screening

2.3. Transposon location

2.4. Results

3. Assay of lap A in LF54

3.1. Existence of lap A in LF54

3.2. Conditional lap A mutant

3.3. Results

4. Relationship between CH degradation and biofilm formation

5. LapA influences bacterial motility

6. Conclusion

Chapter 5 An Insight Into Beneficial Pseudomonas bacteria

1. Introduction

2. Morphology and physiology of Pseudomonas bacteria

3. Taxonomy and identification of Pseudomonas bacteria

4. Criteria for selection of Pseudomonas bacteria

5. Safety of Pseudomonas bacteria

6. Waste as media for growth of Pseudomonas bacteria

7. Stress resistance of Pseudomonas bacteria

8. Application of Pseudomonas bacteria

9. Conclusion

Chapter 6 Study of Cellular Processes in Higher Eukaryotes Using the Yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe as a Model

1. Introduction

1.1. General features of Schizosaccharomyces pombe

1.2. Genome organization of Sz. pombe

2. Mating-type locus, heterothallic, and homothallic phenotype

3. The cell cycle of Sz. pombe

4. The cellular process studied using Sz. pombe

4.1. Model for studying the eukaryotic cell cycle

4.2. Cellular aging

4.3. Autophagy

4.4. Apoptosis

5. Sz. pombe: Heterologous expression systems of proteins

6. Conclusions

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