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Antibiosis and Antibiotics in Agriculture

Preethi Kartan

428 pages
Arcler Education Inc
Antibiosis and Antibiotics in Agriculture takes into account the process of antibiosis and the significance of antibiotics in the field of agriculture. It includes the vital role of lysozyme in improving the bactericidal effect and chitosan in plant protection. This book also discusses about mining of potential drug targets through the identification of essential and analogous enzymes in the genomes of pathogens of glycine max, zea mays and solanum lycopersicum, fusion proteins towards fungi and bacteria in plant protection, antibiotics in agriculture and the risk to human health, antibiotic use in agriculture and its consequential resistance in environmental sources, antibiotics impact plant traits, even at small concentrations, microbial inoculants for improving crop quality and human health in Africa and plant root-microbe communication in shaping root microbiomes.
Author Bio
Preethi is a postgraduate in Biotechnology from University of Leeds, UK. She is currently working as a Scientific Associate at one of the CRO’s in India and her interest lie in life sciences related writing.