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Bacilli and Agrobiotechnology

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  • Foreword -- Preface -- Contents -- Contributors -- Chapter 1: Role of Bacillus Genus in the Production of Value-Added Compounds -- 1.1 Introduction -- 1.2 Bacillus Enzymes: Different Types and Applications -- 1.2.1 Nucleotide Production -- 1.2.2 Amino Acids -- 1.2.3 Production of Vitamins by Bacillus Species -- 1.2.4 Poly-Þ-glutamate and Biosurfactant Production by Bacillus Species -- 1.3 Different Antimicrobial Agents -- 1.3.1 Bacillus Probiotics -- 1.4 Bacillus Fermented Food -- 1.5 Conclusion and Future Trends -- References -- Chapter 2: Bacillus: As Bioremediator Agent of Major Environmental Pollutants -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 Pesticides -- 2.2.1 Biodegradation of Pesticides by Bacillus spp. -- 2.3 Explosive Waste -- 2.3.1 Biodegradation of Explosive Waste by Bacillus spp. -- 2.4 Dyes -- 2.4.1 Bioremediation of Dyes by Bacillus spp. -- 2.5 Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) -- 2.5.1 Biodegradation of PAHs by Bacillus spp. -- 2.6 Factors Effecting Degradation of Four Major Pollutants by Bacillus spp. -- 2.7 Conclusion and Perspectives in Biodegradation of All Major Pollutants by Bacillus spp. -- References -- Chapter 3: Growth Promotion of Nonlegumes by the Inoculation of Bacillus Species -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.1.1 Isolation of Free-Living Nitrogen-Fixing Bacillus Species -- 3.1.2 Isolation of Phosphate-Solubilizing Bacillus Species -- 3.1.3 Identification of Strain -- 3.2 Mode of Beneficial Effects -- 3.2.1 Root Colonization of Bacillus -- 3.2.2 Role of Bacillus spp. in Nitrogen Fixation and Plant Growth Promotion -- 3.2.3 Enhanced Root Growth and Nutrient Uptake -- 3.2.4 Increased Photosynthesis and Biomass Production -- 3.2.5 Role of Bacillus spp. on the Mobilization of Phosphorus -- 3.2.6 Production of Organic Acids by Bacillus spp. -- 3.2.7 Production of Enzymes by Bacillus spp. -- 3.2.8 Antagonistic Effect Against Pathogens
  • 3.2.9 Evidences of P Solubilization by Bacillus sp. using 32P Technique -- 3.3 Molecular Aspects of Mode of Beneficial Interactions -- 3.4 Conclusions and Future Perspective -- References -- Chapter 4: Management of the Western Corn Rootworm, Diabrotica virgifera virgifera LeConte, Using Transgenic Bt Maize -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Western Corn Rootworm -- 4.3 Management of Western Corn Rootworm -- 4.3.1 Insecticides -- 4.3.2 Crop Rotation -- 4.3.3 Transgenic Bt Maize -- 4.4 Insect Resistance Management in Bt Maize -- 4.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 5: Bacillus spp.: A Potential Plant Growth Stimulator and Biocontrol Agent Under Hostile Environmental Conditions -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Overview of Plant-Associated Bacillus Species -- 5.3 Plant Growth Promotion Under Stress -- 5.3.1 Salinity -- 5.3.2 Drought -- 5.3.3 Heavy Metals -- 5.4 Biological Control -- 5.5 Mechanisms of Biocontrol and Plant Growth-Promoting Activity -- 5.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 6: Bacillus spp.: A Promising Biocontrol Agent of Root, Foliar, and Postharvest Diseases of Plants -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Biological Basis of Disease Suppression by Bacillus -- 6.2.1 Competition Through Colonization of the Rhizosphere and the Rhizoplane -- 6.2.2 Antibiosis (Formation of Antibiotic Metabolites) -- 6.2.3 Plant Resistance Induction -- 6.3 Effect on Plant Growth and Yield -- 6.4 Biological Control of Specific Plant Diseases Using Bacillus spp. -- 6.4.1 Biological Control of Foliar Diseases -- 6.4.2 Biological Control of Root Diseases -- 6.4.3 Biological Control of Nematodes -- 6.4.4 Postharvest Disease Control -- 6.5 Bacillus spp.: A Component in Integrated Disease Management -- 6.6 Conclusion and Future Perspectives -- References -- Chapter 7: Bacillus spp. and Their Biotechnological Roles in Green Industry -- 7.1 Introduction
  • 7.2 Bacillus spp. Enzymes in Green Industry -- 7.2.1 Alkalithermophilic Bacillus spp. Enzymes -- 7.3 Role of Bacillus spp. in Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compounds -- 7.4 Bacillus spp. as Probiotic Supplements -- 7.5 Role of Bacillus spp. in Bioprotection of Crop Plants -- 7.5.1 Protection Against Phytopathogens -- 7.5.1.1 Direct Mechanism of Action -- Competitive Root Colonisation -- Competition for Iron and the Role of Siderophores -- Antibiosis -- Lytic Enzyme Production -- 7.5.1.2 Indirect Mechanism of Action -- Initiation of Induced Systemic Resistance (ISR) -- Plant Growth Promotion (PGP) -- 7.5.2 Bacillus spp. as Entomopathogens -- 7.5.2.1 Transgenic Bt Crops -- 7.5.2.2 Challenges Facing Bt Bioinsecticide -- 7.6 Conclusion and Future Prospect -- References -- Chapter 8: Phytostimulation and Biocontrol by the Plant-{u00AD}Associated Bacillus amyloliquefaciens FZB42: An Update -- 8.1 Introduction -- 8.2 Root Colonization by FZB42 and Its Impact on the Host Plant Microbiome -- 8.3 Plant Growth Promotion -- 8.3.1 Ability to Colonize and to Persist at Plant Roots -- 8.3.2 Stimulation of Plant Growth -- 8.3.3 Volatiles -- 8.3.4 Enhancement of Nutrient Availability -- 8.4 Biocontrol -- 8.4.1 Lipopeptides, Bacillibactin, and Antifungal Activity -- 8.4.2 Polyketides, Bacilysin, and Bacteriocins Direct Antibacterial Activity -- 8.4.2.1 Nematicidal Activity Is Directed by Plantazolicin -- 8.4.3 Induced Systemic Resistance Is Triggered by Plant Growth-Promoting Bacilli -- 8.5 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 9: Application of Bacillus spp. for Sustainable Cultivation of Potato (Solanum tuberosum L.) and the Benefits -- 9.1 Introduction -- 9.2 Fungal Diseases of Potato -- 9.2.1 Late Blight -- 9.2.2 Early Blight -- 9.2.3 Black Scurf -- 9.2.4 Dry Rot -- 9.2.5 Wart -- 9.3 Biological Control of Fungal Diseases of Potato
  • 9.4 Bacillus for Control of Fungal Diseases -- 9.5 Antagonistic Mechanism Involved in Biocontrol of Fungal Diseases of Potato by Bacillus -- 9.5.1 Competition for Niche and Nutrients -- 9.5.2 Direct Inhibition by Allelochemicals -- 9.5.2.1 Enzymatic Activity by Chitinases -- 9.5.2.2 Inhibition by Antibiosis -- Bacillus Lipopeptides (LPs) -- Antifungal Activity of Zwittermicin -- Antifungal Volatile Compounds -- HCN as Antimetabolites -- 9.5.3 Induction of Plant Resistance Mechanisms -- 9.6 Application of Bacillus for the Sustainable Cultivation of Potato -- 9.7 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 10: Potential and Prospects of Aerobic Endospore-{u00AD}Forming Bacteria (AEFB) in Crop Production -- 10.1 Introduction -- 10.2 Aerobic Endospore-Forming Bacteria (AEFB): A Historical Perspective -- 10.3 Current Taxonomical Features of AEFBs -- 10.4 Plant Growth Promotion by AEFBs -- 10.4.1 Nutrient Solubilization/Diazotrophy -- 10.4.2 Production of Plant Growth Hormones -- 10.4.3 Antibiotics and Other Antagonistic Traits -- 10.4.4 Induction of Systemic Resistance -- 10.4.5 AEFBs as Endophytes -- 10.5 Other Roles in the Agroecosystem -- 10.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 11: New Insights in Plant-Associated Paenibacillus Species: Biocontrol and Plant Growth-{u00AD}Promoting Activity -- 11.1 Introduction -- 11.2 Taxonomy and Genomics -- 11.3 Ecology of Paenibacillus Species -- 11.3.1 Paenibacillus in the Rhizosphere -- 11.3.2 Paenibacillus in Root Nodules and Plant Tissues -- 11.3.3 Paenibacillus in the Phyllosphere -- 11.4 Paenibacillus spp. as Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria -- 11.5 Production of Plant Growth Regulators, Nutrient Supply, and N2-Fixation -- 11.6 Biocontrol -- 11.7 Conclusions -- References -- Chapter 12: Expanding the Horizons for the Use of Paenibacillus Species as PGPR for Sustainable Agriculture -- 12.1 Introduction
  • 12.2 Separation of Paenibacillus from Bacillus and Their Status in Bergey's Manual by 2004 -- 12.3 Cell Structure and Morphology -- 12.4 Plant Growth-Promoting Attributes -- 12.4.1 Biological Nitrogen Fixation and Involvement of nifH Gene -- 12.4.2 Phosphate Solubilization -- 12.4.3 Phytohormones and Growth Stimulant Production -- 12.4.3.1 Indole-3-Acetic Acid (IAA): A Major Auxin Produced by Strains of Paenibacillus -- 12.4.3.2 Production of Cytokinins by Strains of Paenibacillus -- 12.4.4 Biocontrol Traits Possessed by Strains of Paenibacillus -- 12.5 Description of Paenibacillus polymyxa as One of the Most Potent Strain Portrayed as PGPR -- 12.6 Conclusion -- References -- Chapter 13: Bacillus spp.: A Prolific Siderophore Producer -- 13.1 Introduction -- 13.2 Transport of Substrates into Bacillus spp. -- 13.3 Uptake of Ferri-siderophore Complex Across Outer Membrane -- 13.4 Transport Across the Cytoplasmic Membrane -- 13.5 Periplasmic Binding Protein-Dependent Transport (PBT) -- 13.6 Iron(III) Transport in B. subtilis -- 13.7 Biosynthetic Pathway of Bacillibactin -- 13.8 Mechanism of Ferri-bacillibactin Uptake -- 13.9 Role of Siderophore in Plant Growth Promotion -- References -- Chapter 14: Bioprospecting of Multiple Hydrolytic Enzymes from Antagonistic Bacillus spp. for Biodegradation of Macromolecules -- 14.1 Introduction -- 14.2 Materials and Methods -- 14.2.1 Bacterial Strains -- 14.2.2 Biochemical and Physiological Characterization -- 14.2.3 Preliminary Evaluation of Extracellular Hydrolytic Enzyme Production -- 14.2.4 Enzyme Preparation and Activity Assay -- 14.2.5 Enzyme Activity Assay -- 14.2.5.1 Effect of pH and Temperature on Activity of Enzymes -- Cellulase Assay -- Pectinase [Polymethyl Galacturonase (PMG) and Polygalacturonase (PG)] Assay -- Amylase Assay -- Xylanase Assay -- 14.2.6 Enzyme Kinetics -- 14.2.7 Statistical Analysis
  • 14.3 Results and Discussion
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