Agricultural Research Updates. Volume 18


Prathamesh Gorawala (Editor)
Srushti Mandhatri (Editor)

Series: Agricultural Research Updates
BISAC: TEC003000

This book examines the most up-to-date research in the agricultural field. Chapter One reviews the use of agricultural waste as potential feedstock for activated carbon development. Chapter Two presents the potential uses of chlorogenic acid from vegetables and industrial waste. Chapter Three provides an overview consuming antioxidants from fruits and vegetables for sustainable human wellness. Chapter Four analyzes advances in fruit growing technology. Chapter Five focuses on plant growth promoting rhizobacteria (PGPR) mediated plant disease resistance. (Imprint: Nova)

Table of Contents

Table of Contents


Chapter 1. Agricultural Wastes as Potential Feedstock for Activated Carbons Development
Ana Lea Cukierman and Pablo Ricardo Bonelli (Universidad de Buenos Aires, Facultad de Ciencias Exactas y Naturales, Depto. de Industrias, Programa de Investigación y Desarrollo de Fuentes Alternativas de Materias Primas y Energía (PINMATE), Ciudad Universitaria. Buenos Aires, Argentina, and others)

Chapter 2. Potential Usefulness of Chlorogenic Acid from Vegetables and Industrial Wastes
M.J. Rodríguez-Vaquero, C.V. Vallejo, S.M. Sosa-Mármo and P.A. Aredes Fernández (Facultad de Bioquímica, Química y Farmacia – Universidad Nacional de Tucumán, Ayacucho, CONICET, Tucumán, Argentina)

Chapter 3. Sustainable Human Wellness: Synergistic Action of Antioxidants from Natural Plant-Based Ingredients in Everyday Meals
Dongxiao Sun-Waterhouse, Geoffrey I. N. Waterhouse, Dapeng Li, Feng Li, Diana Guerra-Ramírez, Guillermina Hernández-Rodríguez, Yukiharu Ogawa, Xuguang Qiao, and Teodoro Espinosa-Solares (College of Food Science and Engineering, Shandong Agricultural University, Shandong, China, and others)

Chapter 4. Advances in Fruit Growing Technology
Marijana Pešakoviæ, Jelena Tomiæ and Milan Lukiæ (Fruit Research Institute, Èaèak, Kralja Petra, Èaèak, Republic of Serbia)

Chapter 5. Plant Growth Promoting Rhizobacteria (PGPR) Mediated Plant Disease Resistance
Fazilath Uzma and Srinivas Chowdappa (Biocontrol Research Laboratory, Department of Microbiology and Biotechnology, Bangalore University, Jnanabharathi Campus, Bangalore, Karnataka, India)


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