New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering

Recent Developments in Trichoderma Research

1st Edition - July 1, 2020

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  • Editors: Vijai Gupta, Susanne Zeilinger, Harikesh Singh, Irina Druzhinina
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128194539
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128194546

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New and Future Developments in Microbial Biotechnology and Bioengineering: Recent Developments in Trichoderma Research covers topics on-Trichoderma biodiversity, strain improvement and related researches in bioprocess technology, chemical engineering, bioremediation process, secondary metabolite production, Protein production, plant disease resistance and biocontrol technology. This book includes unique compilations of different chapters with emerging issues in the area of Trichoderma research and its related importance in the Biochemical-Industry-Agri-Food sector.

Key Features

  • Includes recent developments on Trichoderma research in plant biotechnology, agriculture and in the environment
  • Provides a detailed and comprehensive coverage of the biodiversity and biochemistry of Trichoderma
  • Covers potential applications of Trichoderma in biotechnology, including secondary metabolites and protein engineering


Bioengineers, Biochemists, Biotechnologists and related Professionals/researchers, Agriculturists and Microbiologists

Table of Contents

  • 1. Molecular Mechanisms of Biocontrol in Trichoderma spp. and Their Applications in Agriculture
    2. Genome-wide approaches towards understanding mycoparasitic Trichoderma species
    3. Insights into Signalling Pathways of Antagonistic Trichoderma Species
    4. Enhanced Plant Immunity using Trichoderma
    5. Live-cell imaging of mycoparasitic Trichoderma species
    6. Molecular communication between plants and Trichoderma
    7. Systemically induced resistance against maize diseases by Trichoderma
    8. Trichoderma Genes for improving plant resistance to pathogens
    9. Biological control of wood decay basidiomycetes
    10. Trichoderma sexual reproduction
    11. Diversity and Strain Improvement Section
    12. Molecular tools for strain engineering in Trichoderma
    13. Trichoderma-functional metabolomics to genetic engineering
    14. Next generation modern tools to access biodiversity of Trichoderma
    15. Diversity of Trichoderma in China
    16. Biomolecules Production and Industrial Applications Section
    17. Biomass degradation of Trichoderma: A view from genomic, transcriptomic and proteomic perspective
    18. Trichoderma enzyme systems in relation to biofuel/biorefinery applications
    19. Cell Wall Remodeling in Trichoderma

Product details

  • No. of pages: 340
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier 2020
  • Published: July 1, 2020
  • Imprint: Elsevier
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780128194539
  • eBook ISBN: 9780128194546

About the Editors

Vijai Gupta

Vijai K. Gupta has previously worked as- Senior Scientist, ERA Chair VALORTECH, Estonian University of Life Sciences, Estonia; Senior Scientist, ERA Chair Green Chemistry, Tallinn Technical University, Estonia and Senior Researcher, Molecular Glycobiotechnology Group Department of Biochemistry. NUI Galway Ireland. Currently, he working as Professor (Associate) of Biochemistry at UM6P University, Morocco. Dr. Gupta’s present work is focused on the development and optimization of novel enzyme-based bioconversion systems for biorefining and bioenergy, bioactive natural products and biomass to bioproduct valorisation using microbial technologies. He has 122 publications with h-index 36 and RG Score 41.25

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, AgroBioSciences (AgBS) and Chemical and Biochemical Sciences (CBS) Department, Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P), Benguerir, Morocco

Susanne Zeilinger

Susanne Zeilinger studied Microbiology and Genetics at the University of Vienna where she received her PhD in 1995. She gained experience in production and characterization of Trichoderma reesei extracellular proteins during a stay at the VTT Technical Research Center of Finland and pioneered the utilization of molecular biological and genetic engineering tools for the study of Trichoderma species. When working as a post-doctoral researcher at the Institute of Biochemical Technology and Microbiology at the Vienna University of Technology, Susanne Zeilinger’s research focused on cellulase gene regulation. During a stay as visiting scientist at the Institute of Plant Pathology in Portici, Naples, Italy, Susanne Zeilinger extended her knowledge in the field of Trichoderma biocontrol. Back at the Vienna University of Technology, she built her own research group and became group leader at the Research Area of Biotechnology and Microbiology thereby focusing on studies towards the elucidation of the molecular mechanisms underlying Trichoderma mycoparasitism. Since 2015, Susanne Zeilinger is university professor of Microbiology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria, where she currently heads the Mycology division at the Department of Microbiology. She has been honored with several awards such as EMBO, APART (Austrian Academy of Sciences) and FWF (Austrian Science Fund) fellowships, and a research prize of the City of Vienna. Her current research focuses on microbial interactions with a special emphasis on signal transduction and secondary metabolism in mycoparasitic fungi. Susanne Zeilinger has authored over 60 publications and has edited several books.

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Microbiology, University of Innsbruck, Innsbruck

Harikesh Singh

Prof. H. B. Singh works as Distinguished Professor, Department of Biotechnology, GLA University, Mathura from August 1, 2020 to date. He is a Visiting Professor at Cornell University and University of Illinois, USA, Sau Paulo State University, Sorocaba, Brazil. He is honoured with 22 National and International prestigious awards including the CSIR Award for S&;T Innovation and Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences Successfully completed 21 research projects funded by various funding agencies. Established fruitful research collaborations with academic and industry researchers and published jointly with national and international collaborators in high impact journals and obtained 19 patents

Affiliations and Expertise

Distinguished Professor, Department of Biotechnology, GLA University, Mathura

Irina Druzhinina

Dr. Irina Druzhinina studied biology at the Lomonosov’s State University in Moscow, Russia, and at the University of Vienna, where she graduated (PhD) in 2001. Thereafter she became a University Assistant in the research area of C.P. Kubicek at Vienna University of Technology, and habilitated in 2011 in “Microbiology”. She is now leader of the working group “Microbiology” at the same institute.

The scientific work of Irina Druzhinina started with a focus on mycology and molecular evolution, working on species diversity and population differentiation in Trichoderma, where she established an online tool for species identification based on DNA barcodes that is today one of the main resources for this purpose for researchers worldwide. In addition, she worked on such diverse topics as phenotype profiling of industrial fungi, peptaibol biosynthesis in Trichoderma, biodiesel production by marine algae, Trichoderma endophytes, biofungicide development and molecular ecology of Trichoderma. In the last years, her interest expanded to ecological genomics, i.e. the use of genome wide information to study the evolutionary adaptation of Trichoderma in its habitats. She acts as a member of the editorial board for Applied and Environmental Microbiology, and is the chair of the International Subcommission on Taxonomy of Trichoderma and Hypocrea, a member of ICTF/IUMS. She published > 60 papers in peer reviewed international journals and edited a book

Affiliations and Expertise

Plants Nutrition Department, College of Resources and Environmental Sciences, Nanjing Agricultural University

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