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Agro-Environmental Sustainability : Volume 2: Managing Environmental Pollution

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Agro-Environmental Sustainability : Volume 2: Managing Environmental Pollution
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  • Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Methanotrophs: An Emerging Bioremediation Tool with Unique Broad Spectrum Methane Monooxygenase (MMO) Enzyme -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Methanotrophs in Heavy Metal Remediation -- 1.3 Methanotrophs in Petroleum Hydrocarbons Remediation -- 1.4 Methanotrophs in Halogenated Hydrocarbon Remediation -- 1.5 Methanotrophs in Lindane Remediation -- 1.6 Plant-Methanotrophs Associations in Bioremediation -- 1.7 Can Extremophilic Methanotrophs (Verrucomicrobia) Be Used for Bioremediation? -- 1.8 Conclusions and Future Research Opinions -- References -- Chapter 2: Methanotrophs: Methane Mitigation, Denitrification and Bioremediation -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Methane Mitigation in Soils Associated with Agriculture, Coal Mining and Landfills -- 2.2.1 Agriculture: Rice Paddy Soils -- 2.2.2 Coal Mines -- 2.2.3 Landfills -- 2.2.3.1 Biocover -- 2.2.3.2 Biowindow -- 2.2.3.3 Biofilter -- 2.2.3.4 Biotarp -- 2.3 Denitrification -- 2.3.1 Aerobic Methane Oxidation Coupled to Denitrification -- 2.3.2 Anaerobic Methane Oxidation Coupled to Denitrification -- 2.4 Bioremediation of Organic Contaminants -- 2.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 3: Prospects of Bacterial-Assisted Remediation of Metal-Contaminated Soils -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Heavy Metals as Soil Pollutants -- 3.3 Sources of Heavy Metals -- 3.4 Heavy Metal Concentration -- 3.5 Toxic Effects of Heavy Metals -- 3.6 Techniques Used for Remediation of Metal-{u00AD}Contaminated Soils -- 3.6.1 Physicochemical Techniques -- 3.6.1.1 Isolation -- 3.6.1.2 Separation of Heavy Metals Mechanically -- 3.6.1.3 Remediation of Heavy Metals by Chemical Treatment -- 3.6.1.4 Electroremediation -- 3.6.1.5 Binding of Chemicals with Different Chelating Agent -- 3.6.1.6 Removal of Metals by Ion-Exchanging Process -- 3.6.2 Remediation of Metals by Biochemical Methods
  • 3.6.2.1 Bioleaching -- 3.6.2.2 Biosorption -- 3.6.2.3 Metal-Microbe Interactions -- 3.7 Metal Resistance Mechanisms Used by Microorganisms -- 3.8 Metal Sequestration -- 3.8.1 Intracellular Sequestration -- 3.8.2 Extracellular Sequestration -- 3.8.3 Plant-Microbe Interactions -- 3.9 Phytoremediation of Contaminated Soils -- 3.10 Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria -- 3.11 Microbial-Induced Bioremediation -- 3.12 Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria-Assisted Phytoremediation -- 3.13 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 4: Cyanoremediation: A Green-Clean Tool for Decontamination of Synthetic Pesticides from Agro- and Aquatic Ecosystems -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Synthetic Pesticides -- 4.2.1 Classification of Synthetic Pesticides (Based on Zacharia 2011 -- EPA 2012 -- Ortiz-Hernández et al. 2013) -- 4.2.1.1 Organochlorines -- 4.2.1.2 Organophosphorous -- 4.2.1.3 Carbamates -- 4.2.1.4 Pyrethoids -- 4.3 Fate of Synthetic Pesticides in Agro- and Aquatic Ecosystems -- 4.4 Impact of Pesticides -- 4.4.1 Soil Contamination -- 4.4.2 Surface and Groundwater Contamination -- 4.4.3 Effect on Soil Fertility -- 4.4.4 Nontarget Organisms -- 4.4.5 Contamination of Vegetation -- 4.4.6 Human Health -- 4.5 Bioremediation of Synthetic Pesticides -- 4.6 Factors Affecting the Bioremediation of Synthetic Pesticides -- 4.6.1 Structure and Concentration of Pesticide -- 4.6.2 Effect of Temperature, pH, and Moisture -- 4.6.3 Effect of Salinity -- 4.6.4 Sustainable Population of Microorganisms -- 4.7 Cyanoremediation -- 4.7.1 Organochlorine Insecticides -- 4.7.2 Organophosphorous Insecticides -- 4.7.3 Herbicides -- 4.8 Cyanobacterial Immobilization -- 4.8.1 Passive Immobilization -- 4.8.2 Active Immobilization -- 4.9 GE Cyanobacteria as Biopesticides -- 4.10 Conclusions -- References
  • Chapter 5: Aromatic Plant-Microbe Associations: A Sustainable Approach for Remediation of Polluted Soils -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Soil Pollution -- 5.3 Remediation of Polluted Soils -- 5.3.1 Bioremediation -- 5.3.2 Phytoremediation -- 5.4 Suitability of Aromatic Crops for Phytoremediation -- 5.5 Plant-Microbe Associations with Reference to Aromatic Plants -- 5.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Cyanobacteria-Mediated Heavy Metal Remediation -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Heavy Metals as Pollutants -- 6.3 Microbial Bioremediation -- 6.4 Cyanobacteria in Bioremediation of Heavy Metals -- 6.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 7: Biochar Application in Management of Paddy Crop Production and Methane Mitigation -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 What Is Biochar? -- 7.3 Biochar Production and Its Properties -- 7.4 Biochar Types -- 7.4.1 Biochar Produced from Grass -- 7.4.2 Woodchips Biochar -- 7.4.3 Rice Husk Biochar -- 7.4.4 Poultry Litter Biochar -- 7.4.5 Sugarcane Bagasse Biochar -- 7.4.6 Wheat Straw Biochar -- 7.5 Impact of Biochar on Soil and Plant Growth -- 7.6 Impact of Biochar on Crop Yields and Soil Properties -- 7.6.1 Paddy Productivity -- 7.6.2 Physico-chemical Properties of Soil -- 7.6.3 Microbial Biomass of Soil -- 7.6.4 Soil Nitrification -- 7.6.5 Soil Mycorrhizal Fungi -- 7.7 Impact of Biochar on Methanogens and Methanogenesis in Paddy Ecosystem -- 7.7.1 Methane-Producing Bacteria (Methanogens) -- 7.7.2 Methanogenesis -- 7.8 Impact of Biochar on Methanotrophs and Methane Oxidation -- 7.8.1 Methanotrophs or Methane-Oxidising Bacteria -- 7.9 Conclusions and Future Research Directions -- References -- Chapter 8: Role of Rhizospheric Microbes in Heavy Metal Uptake by Plants -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Role of Microbial EPS Production in Bioremediation -- 8.3 Rhizosphere Acidification and Heavy Metal Mobilization
  • 8.4 Siderosphore Production by Bacteria -- 8.5 Biosurfactants -- 8.6 Metal Reduction and Oxidation -- 8.7 Stress Reduction -- 8.8 Plant Growth Promotion -- 8.9 Future Perspectives -- References -- Chapter 9: Role of Biosurfactants on Microbial Degradation of Oil-Contaminated Soils -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Bioremediation of Oil Contaminants -- 9.3 Mechanism of Microbial-Mediated Petroleum Hydrocarbon Degradation -- 9.4 Structure of the Biosurfactant -- 9.5 Classification of Biosurfactants -- 9.6 Properties of Biosurfactants: Natural Choice for Bioremediation with Biosurfactants -- 9.7 Relationship Between Surface Tension and Critical Micelle Concentration (CMC) -- 9.8 Effect of pH and Temperature on Biosurfactant Stability -- 9.9 Mechanisms of Biosurfactants in Biodegradation -- 9.10 Attachment of Microorganism to Substrate as a Mechanism to Obtain the Degradation of Contaminant -- 9.11 Conclusions and Future Perspectives -- References -- Chapter 10: Microbial Oxidation of Atmospheric Methane in Natural and Agricultural Upland Soils -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 CH4 Fluxes in Upland Soils: Patterns and Environmental Controls -- 10.2.1 Methane Uptake in Russian Gray Forest Soil -- 10.2.2 Methane Uptake in Soils of Different Natural Zones of the European Russia -- 10.3 Factors Affecting Atmospheric Methane Oxidation in Soils -- 10.3.1 Temperature -- 10.3.2 Soil Moisture -- 10.3.3 Soil Structure and Porosity -- 10.3.4 Organic Matter Content -- 10.3.5 Nitrogen Compounds -- 10.4 Methanotrophic Soil Communities in Upland Soils -- 10.4.1 Methanotrophs -- 10.4.2 Cultivation-Independent Approaches in Study of Soil Methanotrophs -- 10.4.3 Labelled-Antibody Microscopy Assay -- 10.4.4 FISH Analysis -- 10.4.5 PLFA Analysis -- 10.4.6 Stable Isotope Probing -- 10.4.7 Diagnostic Microarray Analysis -- 10.4.8 PCR-Based Analysis of Methanotrophs Diversity
  • 10.4.8.1 Denaturing Gradient Gel Electrophoresis (DGGE) -- 10.4.8.2 Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism (T-RFLP) -- 10.4.8.3 Sequence Analysis -- 10.4.9 Quantification of Methanotrophs -- 10.4.10 Methanotrophic Communities of Native and Agricultural Soils of European Russia -- 10.4.11 The Link to Methanotrophs Functional Rates and Diversity -- 10.5 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 11: Microbial-Mediated Lindane Bioremediation -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Lindane -- 11.3 Microorganisms Involved in Bioremediation of Lindane -- 11.3.1 Actinomycetes -- 11.3.2 Algae -- 11.3.3 Bacteria -- 11.3.4 Fungi -- 11.4 Plant-Microbe Association in Lindane Remediation -- 11.5 Can Methanotrophs Help in Lindane Degradation? -- 11.6 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: Wastewater Impact on Human Health and Microorganism-Mediated Remediation and Treatment Through Technologies -- 12.1 Introduction -- 12.2 Sources of Domestic and Industrial Wastewater -- 12.3 Composition of Typical Wastewater -- 12.4 Microbiological Composition of Wastewater -- 12.5 Characteristics of Wastewater Effluents -- 12.5.1 Physicochemical Characteristics -- 12.5.2 Microbiological Characteristics -- 12.6 Microbial Pathogens in Wastewater -- 12.7 Impacts of Wastewater Effluents -- 12.8 Health Impacts -- 12.9 Presence of Microbial Pathogens in Wastewater -- 12.10 Physicochemical and Microbiological Indicators -- 12.11 Wastewater Treatment -- 12.11.1 Biological Wastewater Treatment Systems -- 12.11.2 Molecular Techniques for Wastewater Treatment -- 12.11.3 Innovative Technologies for Wastewater Treatment -- 12.12 Conclusion and Future Prospective -- References -- Index
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