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Jayandra Kumar Johri
Jayandra Kumar Johri, Deputy Director Area Coordinator Library and Head Economic Botany Information Services, National Botanical Research Institute (CSRI), Rana Pratap Marg Lucknow-226 001, Uttar Pradesh,India

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Excessive use of chemicals and pesticide in agricultural crops is being deplored by the community and scientists. It is because of the fact that, these not only result in environmental and safety hazards but also lead to development of new strains of pests and pathogens. Thus the use of 'organic products' which do not have any utilization of chemical fertilizers and pesticides are increasing day by day. The book deals with the detailed description about a number of biopesticides which are used for management of fungi, bacteria, virus and nematodes. Topics like biological control of soil borne fungi, plant viruses, applications of bacteria, Rhizobacteria, plant species etc. are discussed in detail in the book. The traditional aspects of biopesticides management along with the future prospects and biotechnological approaches and applications have been dealt in the book. As biopesticides industry is growing at a fast pace and the use of new tools and techniques by the researchers are making it more meaningful, the volume as a whole will serve as a tool for the management of diseases in an eco-friendly manner."

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  3. Phytonematode Management through Bacteria: An Underground Battle for Existence


    Rakesh Pandey, Aakansha Gupta, H.N. Singh & Alok Kalra
    1 - 26 (26 Pages)
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  4. FAMEs: An Efficient Tool to Investigate Microbial Diversity in Agroecosystems


    Rashmi Srivastava, A.K. Sharma & Bhavdish N. Johri
    27 - 60 (34 Pages)
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  5. Biological Control of Soil Borne Fungi


    Ramesh Singh, P.C.Singh, Sandhya Kant & Udit Narain
    61 - 82 (22 Pages)
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  6. Managing Plant Viruses: Biological Based Strategies


    M. Zaim, M. Nagesh, A. Kalra, R. Randey & H.N. Singh
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  7. Biopesticides – A Boon to Environment


    J.K. Johri
    91 - 102 (12 Pages)
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  8. Management of Rice Diseases through Induced Resistance


    Chinmay Biswas, S.K. Biswas & S.S.L. Srivastava
    103 - 116 (14 Pages)
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  9. Exploitation of Rhizobacteria to Improve Soil Plant, Human and the Environment Health


    Chandra Shekhar Nautiyal & K.V.B.R.Tilak
    117 - 154 (38 Pages)
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  10. Traditional Pest Management by Farmers Using Plant Species


    P. Narayanasamy
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  11. Biological Control of Plant Diseases Current Status and Future Prospects


    H.B. Singh, Brahma N. Singh, S.P. Singh, Shiv Raj Singh & B.K. Sarma
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    Soil Solarization in the Management of Soil Borne Pathogens and Weeds in Vegetable Crops


    Ramesh Singh, Dinesh Kumar, P.C. Singh, Sandhya Kant & Sunil Kushwaha
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