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Title Agriculturally important microorganisms : commercialization and regulatory requirements in Asia / Harikesh Bahadur Singh, Birinchi Kumar Sarma, Chetan Keswani, editors.

Published Singapore : Springer, ©2016.

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Series Springer English/International eBooks 2016 - Full Set
Contents Foreword; Preface; Contents; Contributors; About the Editors; Part I: Introduction; 1: Synthesis of€Policy Support, Quality Control, and€Regulatory Management of€Biopesticides in€Sustainable Agriculture; 1.1 Introduction; 1.2 Quality Assurance; 1.2.1 Issues Related to€the€QA of€Biopesticides; 1.3 Standard for€Registration of€Microbial Biopesticides; 1.4 Regulatory Barrier for€Commercialization of€Biopesticides; 1.5 Need for€Commercialization of€Biopesticides; 1.6 Constraints in€the€Production of€Microorganism-Based Biopesticides; 1.7 Future Prospects; 1.8 Conclusion; References.
Part II: Issues in Commercialization of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms2: Superior Polymeric Formulations and€Emerging Innovative Products of€Bacterial Inoculants for€Sustainable Agriculture and€the€Environment; 2.1 Introduction; 2.2 The Ideal Inoculants; 2.3 Inoculant Formulations; 2.3.1 "Primitive" Inoculants: Raw Culture Media with€No Additional Formulation; 2.3.2 Liquid Inoculants; 2.3.3 Inoculants Using Organic Carriers; 2.3.4 Inorganic and€Partly Organic Inoculants; 2.3.5 Polymeric Inoculants; 2.3.6 Encapsulated Formulations.
2.4 Macro- and€Micro-formulations of€Alginate2.4.1 Macro-alginate Beads; 2.4.2 Alginate Microbeads; 2.4.3 Future Improvements of€Micro-alginate Beads; 2.5 Polymeric Inoculants with€Other Materials; 2.6 Dry Polymeric Carriers; 2.7 Shelf Life of€Inoculants; 2.8 Emerging Innovative Products: Cell-free Microbial Products; 2.9 Future Prospects; References; 3: Formulation and€Commercialization of€Rhizobia: Asian Scenario; 3.1 Introduction; 3.2 Beneficial Traits of€Rhizobia; 3.2.1 Rhizobia as€Phosphate Solubilizers; 3.2.2 Rhizobia as€Iron Mobilizers.
3.2.3 Phytohormone Production of€Rhizobia3.2.4 Rhizobia as€Biocontrol Agents; 3.2.5 Rhizobia as€Abiotic Stress Relievers; 3.3 Development of€Rhizobia Formulations; 3.3.1 Inoculant Strain Selection; 3.3.2 Genetically Modified Rhizobia; 3.3.2.1 Modification in€Nodulation; 3.3.2.2 Modification in€Nitrogen Fixation; 3.3.2.3 Interaction Between€Indigenous and€Genetically Modified Rhizobia; 3.3.3 Nutritional Attributes for€Rhizobia; 3.3.4 Inoculant Development; 3.4 Work at ICRISAT; 3.5 Conclusions; References.
4: Regulatory Issues in€Commercialization of€Bacillus thuringiensis-Based Biopesticides4.1 Introduction; 4.1.1 Crop Pests and€Chemical Pesticides; 4.1.2 Bt-Based Biopesticides: A€Green Solution to€Chemical Pesticides; 4.2 Efficacy and€Safety of€Bt-Based Biopesticides; 4.3 Commercialization and€Market of€Biopesticides; 4.4 Regulations About Biopesticides; 4.5 Conclusions; References; 5: Beauveria bassiana as€Biocontrol Agent: Formulation and€Commercialization for€Pest Management; 5.1 Beauveria bassiana: A€Fungal Biocontrol Agent.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references at the end of each chapters.
Summary The main focus of this book is to survey the current status of research, development and use of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian countries and develop a strategy for addressing critical issues various policy constraints due to which bio-pesticides have found limited applications. In this book the editors have tried to develop a consensus on issues of such as quality requirements, quality control, regulatory management, commercialization and marketing of agriculturally important microorganisms in Asian countries. All these issues are discussed at national level by competent authorities of Asian countries including India, China, Malaysia, Iran, Taiwan, Israel, Sri Lanka, Vietnam and Philippines.
Other author Singh, H. B., Dr., editor.
Sarma, Birinchi, editor.
Keswani, Chetan, editor.
SpringerLink issuing body.
Subject Natural pesticides.
Agricultural microbiology.
ISBN 9789811025761 (electronic bk.)
9811025762 (electronic bk.)
9789811025754
9811025754
Standard Number 10.1007/978-981-10-2576-1