Best Reference Books – Agricultural Microbiology

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We have compiled the list of Top 10 Best Reference Books on Agricultural Microbiology subject. These books are used by students of top universities, institutes and colleges. Here is the full list of top 10 best books on Agricultural Microbiology along with reviews.

Kindly note that we have put a lot of effort into researching the best books on Agricultural Microbiology subject and came out with a recommended list of top 10 best books. The table below contains the Name of these best books, their authors, publishers and an unbiased review of books on "Agricultural Microbiology" as well as links to the Amazon website to directly purchase these books. As an Amazon Associate, we earn from qualifying purchases, but this does not impact our reviews, comparisons, and listing of these top books; the table serves as a ready reckoner list of these best books.

1. “Agricultural Microbiology” by Rangaswami G

“Agricultural Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book discusses the fundamental features of microorganisms and their relationship to agriculture. It covers the study and classification of microorganisms. It also discusses the biochemistry, morphology and physiology of microorganisms. It also elaborates soil microorganisms and their pathogenic forms. This book has included many illustrations. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

2. “Objective Agriculural Microbiology” by Verma

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“Objective Agricultural Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by students preparing for various exams. This is a book which covers objective type questions from the field of agricultural microbiology. It includes the questions from microbial taxonomy, microbial ecology and history of microbiology. It also includes the topics of microbial genetics, microbial physiology, morphology and soil microbiology. This book helps in the preparation of ASRB-ARS, ICAR-SRF, ICAR-JRF and SAU. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

3. “Fundamental Agricultural Microbiology” by K R Aneja

“Fundamental Agricultural Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book covers the syllabus of ICAR and ASRB exam. It includes the topics of biographical sketches, microbial taxonomy and microbial life. It also discusses important microbiologists and the history of microbiology. It reviews the topics of viruses, anatomy of cells and microbial genetics. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

4. “Applied Dairy Microbiology, Second Edition (Food Science and Technology)” by Elmer H Marth and James Steele

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“Applied Dairy Microbiology, Second Edition (Food Science and Technology)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book covers the latest developments in the field of dairy microbiology. It includes the topics of fermented dairy products, regulatory standards and public health. It also discusses disease prevention and emphasizing probiotics. It reviews the topic of applied dairy microbiology in detail. This book has included many drawings and citations. It also has many tables and photographs to clarify the concepts.

5. “Agricultural Microbiology” by P K Biswas

“Agricultural Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book discusses the concepts of fungi, bacteria, viruses and nitrogen fixing microbes. It also discusses fungal symbionts of plants and symbionts with insects. It covers the topics of biological fixation of nitrogen and nitrogen-fixing microbes. It also covers the concepts of bio-insecticides and absorption of heavy metal. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

6. “Encyclopaedia Of Agricultural Microbiology” by Dr J S Bohra

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“Encyclopaedia Of Agricultural Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book covers the topics of agricultural engineering and agricultural science. It also discusses the different microorganisms related with agriculture. It reviews the concepts of agricultural soil science and agronomy. It also talks about agricultural productivity and sustainable agriculture. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

7. “Soil Microbiology” by N S Subbarao

“Soil Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book covers the topic of pesticides in agriculture. It also discusses biotechnology. Recent developments in the field of soil microbiology have also been included in this book. It also reviews the concepts of nitrogen-fixing microbes and effects of microbes on public health. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

8. “Handbook of Milk Microbiology” by Manish Srivastava

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“Handbook of Milk Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book covers the topic of composition of milk. It also discusses the changes in its composition during processing. Both fundamentals and recent development in the field of milk microbiology are covered. It also includes the concepts of fermented milk, khoa products and butter microbiology. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

9. “Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Aquaculture and Other Areas (Microbiology Monographs)” by Min-Tze Liong

“Beneficial Microorganisms in Agriculture, Aquaculture and Other Areas (Microbiology Monographs)” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book discusses the use of microorganisms in aquaculture and agriculture. It covers the use of microorganisms in poultry production and biofertilizers. It covers the topics like conversion of agro-wastes to useful products, bioplastics and rice cultivation. It also reviews the concepts of biopurification of waste water and production of natural antibiotics. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

10. “Agricultural And Environmental Microbiology” by Prof Dr Sangeeta S Ashiwale and Prof Laxmi S Singh

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“Agricultural And Environmental Microbiology” Book Review: This book is written for the undergraduate students of biology and agriculture. It can also be used by working professionals as a reference. This book discusses important microbiologists and the history of microbiology. It also discusses the different microorganisms related with agriculture and environment. It includes the topics of fermented dairy products, regulatory standards and public health. It covers the concepts of bio-insecticides and absorption of heavy metal. This book has included many case-studies. It also has many real-life examples to simplify the concepts.

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