African Journal of
Microbiology Research

  • Abbreviation: Afr. J. Microbiol. Res.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 1996-0808
  • DOI: 10.5897/AJMR
  • Start Year: 2007
  • Published Articles: 5182

Table of Content: 28 June, 2017; 11(24)

June 2017

Microbial degradation of pesticide: A review

Excessive use of pesticides has been known to be hazardous to the environment, affect soil fertility as well may impart toxicity in living beings. Presently there have been physical, chemical, biological and enzymatic approaches implicated to reduce pesticides. Although aimed to eradicate, physical and chemical methods are inefficient. Curiously, microbial pesticide remediation has been cost effective and...

Author(s): Satish G. Parte, Ashokrao D. Mohekar and Arun S. Kharat

June 2017

Biosorption of fireworks pollutants by indigenous soil fungi from Sivakasi, India

Sivakasi a notable industrial town, which is known for its fireworks industries that accounts 70% of the country's yield. Besides largest production, release of the wide range of deleterious chemicals increases the concern about environmental conservation. Fungi are the eukaryotic organism which has enormous metabolite profile. These distinct features of fungi made excessive attention towards the mycoremediation....

Author(s): Neethimohan Malaieswari, Subramanian Mugesh, Ponnan Arumugam, Maruthamuthu Murugan