Advances in Applied Phycology

by Vidya Dhar Pandey, Rajan Kumar Gupta

ISBN: 9789383129041
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2021
Price : Rs. 10495.00
Biblio : vii+299p., col. plts., figs., tabls., ind., 25 cm

Author Profile

Dr. Rajan Kumar Gupta is Reader, in Department of Botany, Government P.G. College, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.<br/>Dr. Vidya Dhar Pandey is Senior Lecturer in Botany, Govt. P.G. College Rishikesh, Uttarakhand.

About The Book

The present volume is compendium of wide ranging topics on allied and commercial aspects of algae. It is an assemblage of the up-to-date information of rapid advances and developments taking place in he field of applied phycology. The book is a unique compilation of 21 chapters focussing on algal ecology, algal biofertilizers, toxicology, bioremediation, bioenergy, biotechnology and molecular biology. The authors have done a tremendous job of synthesizing all the available informations which will be useful for researchers and students alike. The present book aimed to emphasize on diverse uses of algae. The various information incorporated in the book by authors who are internationally acknowledged experts in the field of phycology. The book has been framed with the intention of providing a sufficient depth of the subject to satisfy the needs at a level which will be comprehensive and interesting. The book will be useful to the students, teachers, scientists and researchers from the different branches of biological, agricultural and pharmaceutical sciences.

Table of Contents

Contents Chapter 1: Micro-algal Diazotrophs and their Mutants in Natural and Artificial Symbioses by A Vaishampayan, R P Sing,R K Singh, H K Jaiswal, J P Shahi, T Dey, R P N Mishra, S Sharma, H K Sharma and A B Prasad; Chapter 2: Bioprospecting of Marine Algae by J Rath and S P Adhikary; Chapter 3: Fueling the Future: By Microalgae as a Source of Renewable Energy by C Dayananda,R Sarada and G A Ravishankar; Chapter 4: Factprs Influencing Algicide Production by Microcystis sp and its Effect on Selected Cyanobacteria by P Jaiswal,R Prasanna and P K Singh; Chapter 5: Seaweeds as a Human Diet: An Emerging Trend in the New Millennium by P V Subba Rao, Vaibhav A Mantri, K Ganesan and K Suresh Kumar; Chapter 6: Potential Biotechnological Applications of Cyanobacteria by G Abraham; Chapter 7: ChlorophyII Fluorescence Analysis: A Potential Tool for Rapid Measurement of Photosynthesis by Jagar Narayan Maurya; Chapter 8: Botryococcus: A Hydrocarbon Producing Microalga by Yashveer Singh; Chapter 9: Food, Feed and Nutraceutical Applications of Algae by Vushwanath Prasad and R K Gupta; Chapter 10: Nitrogen Fixing Cyanobacteria and their Potential Applications by K K Choudhary, S S Singh and A K Mishra; Chapter 11: Cyanobacterial Hydrogen Metabolism with Special Reference to Transcriptional Regulation of Hydrogenases by D Vyas and R K Gupta; Chapter 12: Algae and Cyanobacteria as the Living Resources for Sustainable Environmental Management by Chandra Bhushan Singh; Chapter 13: Cyanobacterial Remediation of Heavy Metal Pollution by M R Suseela and Kiran Toppo; Heavy Metal Toxicity to Rice Field Cyanobacteria by Mithir Kumar Das; Chapter 15: Cyanobacterial Toxins: Risks and Impacts on Human Health by B V Singh and Shalini Singh; Chapter 16: Algae and Disease Prevention by U K Chaturvedi and Iqbal Habib; Chapter 17: Molecular Approaches to Cyanobacteria by S Singh, B V Singh and D W Dhar; Chapter 18: Organic Farming and Environmental Biodiversity by Y V Singh; Chapter 19: Cyanobacteria as a Source of Pharmaceutical Compounds by V D Pandey, R K Gupta and S K Singh; Chapter 20: Cellular Water in Desiccation-Tolerant Cyanobacteria by B S Tiwari and S N Tripathi; Chapter 21: Nutraceutical, Pharmaceutical and Bioactive Potential of Cyanobacteria by N K Rathore, R Raghuvanshi and S Singh.