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Cover for Cost-effective technologies used to curb air pollution.

Attention to the air-pollution problem is being given by the scientific community and overall global community because of the scale of its impact on human health, the living environment and climate change. Efforts to reduce air pollution have stepped up in various parts of the world. In general,...

Author(s)
Singh, R. P.; Saumya Singh
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786393890)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Factors affecting the fate, transport, bioavailability and toxicity of nanoparticles in the agroecosystem.

This chapter identifies the current knowledge gaps in relation to the potential toxicity of engineered nanomaterials to plants and highlights that a systematic approach is needed to assess the likely level of human and environmental exposure of nanomaterials from use in agriculture.

Author(s)
Yadav, S. K.; Patel, J. S.; Gagan Kumar; Arpan Mukherjee; Anupam Maharshi; Sarma, B. K.; Surendra Singh; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391445)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Religious spaces as discrete systems: the case of Ayodhya, India.

This chapter explores the pilgrimage site of Ram Janambhumi in Ayodhya (India) through a timeline that extends from before a particular conflict to after the conflict, and investigates the socio-spatial phenomena in the context of their respective social, political and economic conditions. This...

Author(s)
Sanjeev Singh; Nayan Srivastava; Karitikeya Sonker; Manas Ranjan
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390646)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endophytomicrobiont: a multifaceted beneficial interaction.

This chapter discusses endophytic classification, recognition of endophytic status in planta, complete process of plant colonization by endophytic bacteria, multifaceted benefits of endophytic bacteria, and endophytes as parasites.

Author(s)
Shatrupa Ray; Vivek Singh; Kartikay Bisen; Chetan Keswani; Surendra Singh; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The rhizosphere microbial community and methods of its analysis.

This chapter summarizes some of the most common biochemical (culture-dependent) and molecular (culture-independent) methods used to study rhizospheric soil microbial communities. Although molecular methods have the benefit of obtaining information regarding non-culturable organisms, they also have...

Author(s)
Mukesh Meena; Dubey, M. K.; Prashant Swapnil; Andleeb Zehra; Shalini Singh; Punam Kumari; Upadhyay, R. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> secondary metabolites in plant growth promotion and biological control.

Trichoderma is the most studied biological control agent for management of plant diseases and commercially marketed as biopesticides, biofertilizers and soil amendments in many places. Some strains of Trichoderma play a crucial role in the bioremediation of contaminated soils and can also be...

Author(s)
Jyoti Singh; Rajput, R. S.; Kartikay Bisen; Surendra Singh; Singh, H. B.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390325)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Where is the host? An analytic autoethnographic inquiry in transformational tourism.

This chapter examines the nature of host perspectives that can lead to transformation of selves and 'others'. By utilizing the analytic autoethnographic approach, it seeks to explain that host experiences are as much the other side of the coin as tourist experiences, and that a better insight is...

Author(s)
Sagar Singh
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643922)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Detecting and interpreting patterns within regional pest species assemblages using self-organizing maps and other clustering methods.

This chapter highlights quantitative methods designed to identify and rank exotic species with potential risk to cause economic and/or environmental harm if they establish in a new area. Until now, pest risk assessments have tended to be qualitative and reactive instead of quantitative and...

Author(s)
Worner, S.; Eschen, R.; Kenis, M.; Paini, D.; Saikkonen, K.; Suiter, K.; Sunil Singh; Vänninen, I.; Watts, M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643946)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Stem rust.

This chapter focuses on the current knowledge regarding stem rust (Puccinia graminis f. tritici) resistance in wheat. The options for responding to the threat from P. graminis f. tritici races belonging to Ug99 lineage are also discussed.

Author(s)
Singh, S.; Singh, R. P.; Huerta-Espino, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tourism and destination communities.

This introductory chapter reviews tourism issues in host communities, and the meaning of community from some geographical and social anthropological perspectives.

Author(s)
Shalini Singh; Timothy, D. J.; Dowling, R. K.
ISBN
2003 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851996110)
Type
Book chapter

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