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Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria: Diversity and Applications

  • Verma M
  • Mishra J
  • Arora N
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Toxicological Influence of Heavy Metals in Environment and on Human Health Intro; Contents; About the Editors; Part I: Biodegradation and Bioremediation; Chapter 1: Biochar for Effective Cleaning of Contaminated Dumpsite Soil: A Sustainable and Cost-Effective Remediation Technique for Developing Nations; Introduction; Sources of Organic and Inorganic Wastes in Dumpsite Soil; Sources of Organic Contaminants in Dumpsite Soil; Sources of Inorganic Contaminants in Dumpsite Soil; Biochar as an Adsorbing Material; What Is Biochar?; Different Methods for Production of Biochar; Why Biochar Acts as a Potential Adsorbent?; Soil Treatment Using Biochar Remediation of Organic PollutantsRemediation of Toxic Metals; Retention Capacity of Biochar; Future Prospect for Remediation of Dumpsite Soils; Conclusion; References; Chapter 2: Scope of Nanoparticles in Environmental Toxicant Remediation; Introduction; Nanoremediation; Applications of Nanoremediations; Nanoparticles Used in Remediation; Metal-Based Nanoparticles; Iron Nanoparticles; TiO2 Nanoparticles; SiO2 Nanoparticles; Nano-zirconium Phosphate (ZrP); Carbon-Based Nanoparticles; Future Prospectus; Conclusion; References Chapter 3: Removal of Inorganic and Organic Contaminants from Terrestrial and Aquatic Ecosystems Through Phytoremediation and BiosorptionIntroduction; Phytoremediation: An Environmentally Sound and Cost-Effective Approach; Phytoremediation of Contaminated Aquatic Ecosystems; Application of Aquatic Plants for Pesticide Removal; Application of Terrestrial Plants in Phytoremediation; Hyperaccumulator of Heavy Metals; Biosorption of Contaminants Using Plant Biowastes; Potential Biowastes for Biosorption of Contaminants; Naturally Occurring; Synthesized Products; Biosorption Mechanisms of Biowaste Cell MetabolismMetabolism Dependent; Non-metabolism Dependent; Location Based; Other Mechanisms; Physical Adsorption; Ion Exchange; Complexation; Precipitation; Factors Affecting the Process of Biosorption; pH; Specific Surface Area; Particle Size; Temperature; Dosage of the Adsorbents; Contact Time; Conclusion; References; Chapter 4: Environmental Health Hazards of Post-Methanated Distillery Effluent and Its Biodegradation and Decolorization; Introduction; Physico-chemical Properties of PMDE; Major Colorants in PMDE; Environmental Pollution and Toxicity Profile of PMDE Bacterial Treatment of PMDERecent Approaches for the Treatment of PMDE; PMDE Treatment with Consortium; Phytoremediation Approach for Treatment of PMDE; Role of Enzymes in PMDE Decolorization; Metabolites Produced During the Bacterial Treatment of PMDE; Challenges for the Degradation and Decolorization of PMDE; Future Prospects; Conclusion; References; Chapter 5: Heavy Metal Contamination: An Alarming Threat to Environment and Human Health; Introduction; Distribution of Heavy Metals into the Environment; Arsenic (As); Cadmium (Cd); Chromium (Cr); Lead (Pb); Mercury (Hg); Nickel (Ni)

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Verma, M., Mishra, J., & Arora, N. K. (2019). Plant Growth-Promoting Rhizobacteria: Diversity and Applications. In Environmental Biotechnology: For Sustainable Future (pp. 129–173). Springer Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-10-7284-0_6

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