The book covers the fundamentals of agricultural microbiology, including bacteriology, plant pathology, soil microbiology, food microbiology.
This book was carefully put together with the variety of course reading materials and the academic background of agricultural students in mind. To aid students in understanding and memory, the suggested book covers all essential facets of agricultural microbiology in a clear, concise manner.
1. Soil Organisms, 2. General Properties and Classification of Bacteria, 3. Actinomycetes, 4. Fungi, 5. Algae, 6. Protozoa, 7. Viruses, 8. Rhizosphere, 9. Nitrogen Cycle: Mineralization of Nitrogen, 10. Nitrification, 11. Denitrification, 12. Rhizobium-legume Symbiosis: Formation of nitrogen-fixing nodule, 13. Microbial Transformation of Phosphorus, 14. Microbial Transformation of Sulfur in Soil, 15. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria and use of Rhizobacteria as Biocontrol Agents: Biopesticides