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Fungal Applications in Sustainable Environmental Biotechnology

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Table of contents

Part I. Fungal Biotechnology in Agriculture and Their Potential Contributions Towards Food Security

1. Fungi in Composting
Christopher Wright, Andrii P. Gryganskyi, Gregory Bonito

2. The Genetic Basis of Abiotic Stress Resistance in Extremophilic Fungi: The Genes Cloning and Application
Shi-Hong Zhang

3. Fungi as an Alternative to Agrochemicals to Control Plant Diseases
Alexander O. Emoghene, Anthony E. Futughe

Part II. Providing Sustainable and Environmentally Friendly Solutions to Treat Wastewater

4. Application of Biosorption and Biodegradation Functions of Fungi in Wastewater and Sludge Treatment
Tao Lu, Qi-Lei Zhang, Shan-Jing Yao

5. Potential of White-Rot Fungi to Treat Xenobiotic-Containing Wastewater
Susana Rodríguez-Couto

6. Fungal Bioremediation of Emerging Micropollutants in Municipal Wastewaters
Federica Spina, Giovanna Cristina Varese

7. Application of Microalgae and Fungal-Microalgal Associations for Wastewater Treatment
Ewere Job Egede, Huw Jones, Bryan Cook, Diane Purchase, Aidyn Mouradov

Part III. Mycoremediation: Fungi as Prolific Degraders to Control Waste and Reduce Pollution

8. Mycoremediation of Organic Pollutants: Principles, Opportunities, and Pitfalls
Stefano Covino, Tatiana Stella, Tomáš Cajthaml

9. White and Brown Rot Fungi as Decomposers of Lignocellulosic Materials and Their Role in Waste and Pollution Control
Tripti Singh, Adya P. Singh

10. Mycoremediation of Heavy Metal/Metalloid-Contaminated Soil: Current Understanding and Future Prospects
Wai Kit Chan, Dirk Wildeboer, Hemda Garelick, Diane Purchase

Part IV. Biotechnology to Reduce Reliance on Fossil Fuels: From Biomass to Biofuel

11. Fungi in Consolidated Bioprocessing of Lignocellulosic Materials
Anastasia P. Galanopoulou, Dimitris G. Hatzinikolaou

12. Fungal Enzymes and Their Role in Bioenergy
Cristiane Sanchez Farinas, Fernanda Marisa Cunha

Part V. Fungi as Biofactories and Other Biotechnological Applications

13. Fungal Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles, a Cleaner Alternative
Ernestina Castro-Longoria

14. Unraveling the Chemical Interactions of Fungal Endophytes for Exploitation as Microbial Factories
Wen-Xuan Wang, Souvik Kusari, Michael Spiteller

15. Geomycology
Geoffrey Michael Gadd

Keywords: Life Sciences, Mycology, Plant Breeding/Biotechnology, Biological Techniques, Systems Biology, Renewable and Green Energy

Editor
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2016
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Fungal Biology
Category
Natural Sciences
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9783319428529
Printed ISBN
978-3-319-42850-5

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