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Bacteriology of Soils and Plants

Bacteriology

General Ecosystems

  1. Guy R. Knudsen BS MS PhD

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0008

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Knudsen, G. R. 2010. Bacteriology of Soils and Plants. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Idaho, Soil and Land Resources Division, Moscow, ID, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Introduction
  • 2
    Soil as a Habitat for Prokaryotes
  • 3
    Plant-Associated Prokaryotes
  • 4
    Biogeochemical Transformations by Soil- and Plant-Associated Prokaryotes
  • 5
    Biotransformation and Bioremediation
  • 6
    Bacteria as Pathogens of Plants and Animals
  • 7
    Sampling and Detection Methods for Soil- and Plant-Associated Prokaryotes
  • 8
    Quantifying Prokaryote Metabolic Activity in Soils

Keywords:

  • soil and plant bacteriology;
  • prokaryotic organisms-affecting every facet of life on planet;
  • soil as prokaryote habitat;
  • plant-associated prokaryotes;
  • prokaryote and carbon cycling;
  • biogeochemical transformations by soil-and plant-associated prokaryotes;
  • bacteria as pathogens of plants and animals;
  • quantifying prokaryote metabolic activity in soils