Handbook of Research on Uncovering New Methods for Ecosystem Management through Bioremediation

Handbook of Research on Uncovering New Methods for Ecosystem Management through Bioremediation

Shivom Singh (ITM University Gwalior, India) and Kajal Srivastava (G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, India)
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Release Date: August, 2015|Copyright: © 2015 |Pages: 638
ISBN13: 9781466686823|ISBN10: 1466686820|EISBN13: 9781466686830|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-4666-8682-3


Maintaining and preserving the environment is a crucial consideration in an era where climate change and rising sea levels are common knowledge. It is important for researchers and developers alike to explore potential solutions for a steadily warming world.

The Handbook of Research on Uncovering New Methods for Ecosystem Management through Bioremediation focuses on the agricultural industry’s impact on climate change, presenting critical concerns as well as innovations and contemporary research toward the solutions sorely needed by the global economy. With a primary consideration of bioremediation as an effective environmental management tool, this handbook provides insight to researchers, agricultural specialists, biologists, chemists, environmental engineers, and policymakers.

Covering a broad range of topics such as pollution, microbial ligninolysis, environmental restoration, ecosystem management, and more, the chapters in this handbook are written by specialists and experts in their respective fields, offering a comprehensive compendium of current research in the industry.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Applied Bioremediation
  • Environmental Cleaning
  • Heavy Metal Tolerance
  • Indigenous Microorganisms
  • Microbial Functional Activity
  • Pesticides and Fertilizers
  • Phytoremediation
  • Plant-Microbe Interaction
  • Wastewater Treatment

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Shivom Singh joined the Department of Environmental Science, ITM University, Gwalior, India in 2012, where he currently is the Assistant Professor of Environmental Sciences. He also worked as Guest Faculty in the Department of Environmental Sciences, at G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Following a Postdoctoral Fellowship at the Department of Biological Science, G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, where, with Dr. Anil Kumar Sharma he filed Indian patent, Govt. of India. Dr. Shivom Singh received two Ph.D. degrees first in Botany from MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly and the second in Environmental Sciences from Gurukul Kangri University, Haridwar. His postgraduate degree is from the Gurukul Kangri Univerisity, Haridwar, India in 2003. He is a Fellow of Action for Sustainable, Efficacious Development and Awareness (FASEA) and holds the membership of many national and international professional bodies. Dr. Singh researches on Environmental monitoring of different aspects of pollutions and their biological managements and rhizosphere biology. His current work is aimed on biofertilizer and biopesticides. He has written more than thirty five research and review articles in reputed national and international journals.
Kajal Srivastava is a Post Doctoral Fellow at the G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, India. From 2007-2009 she was a guest faculty member at the Department of Botany, at Bareilly College, Bareilly. She received her doctoral degree in Botany, from MJP Rohilkhand University, Bareilly, India and had studied post graduation in Industrial Biotechnology from Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, India. Dr. Srivastava is the author of over 35 peer-reviewed publications in national and international journals and also holds membership of many professional bodies. Her research specifically focuses on bryomonitoring, plant biochemistry and environmental biotechnology.