Recent Advances in Aquaculture Microbial Technology

Recent Advances in Aquaculture Microbial Technology

1st Edition - October 1, 2022

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  • Editors: Jyothis Mathew, Midhun Jose, Radhakrishnan E.K, Ajay Kumar
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323902618

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Recent Advances in Aquaculture Microbial Technology emphasizes various topics on microbiology related technology for aquaculture development and discusses different types of microbiological applications, thus serving as an all-inclusive reference which consolidates microbial technologies adopted in the field. The book covers the history and development of microbial technology in aquaculture as well as aquaculture microbiology, diversity and the role of microbes in aquaculture systems. In addition, it presents the beneficial microbial communities in aquaculture and varying methods employed to study bacterial association in fish, microbes and fish diseases. This resource will help improve research experiments and accomplishments in the area of aqua-culturally relevant microbial technology, making it useful for researchers and scientists in the field.

Key Features

  • Describes the history and development of microbial technology in aquaculture
  • Presents scientific methods employed to study bacterial association in fish
  • Includes applications of microbial derived nanomaterials in disease prevention and treatment
  • Provides information and the use of probiotics and prebiotics in aquaculture

Readership

Researchers at universities, scientists in industry, and government agencies interested in microbial biotechnology food producing, food processing and all disciplines related to aquaculture microbial biotechnology. Academics/Students

Table of Contents

  • 1. History and development of microbial technology in aquaculture
    2. Aquaculture microbiology; Diversity and role of microbes in aquaculture system
    3. Beneficial microbial communities in aquaculture
    4. Methods employed to study bacterial association in fish
    5. Microbes and fish diseases
    6. Applications of microbially derived nanomaterials in disease prevention and treatment
    7. Control of fish diseases using antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents
    8. Medicinal plants or plant derived compounds used in aquaculture
    9. Probiotics and prebiotics in aquaculture
    10. Gut-microbe interactions; Roles, benefits and applications
    11. Monitoring and managing microbes in aquaculture system
    12. Microbial feed technology
    13. Probiotic nanoparticles for food

Product details

  • No. of pages: 380
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2022
  • Published: October 1, 2022
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • Paperback ISBN: 9780323902618

About the Editors

Jyothis Mathew

Dr. Jyothis Mathew (MSc., Ph.D.) is a Professor at School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and as former Director, School of Biosciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. He has ~20 years of research experience, has published ~103 research publications, 5 book chapters and 2 popular science articles. So far nine PhDs have been completed under his guidance. He has completed three major research projects from various funding agencies. His research areas include characterization of medically important bacteria with emphasis on the study of emerging pathogens, studies on Immunomodulatory effects of common thirst quenchers used in Kerala, antimicrobial activities of some medicinal plants.

Affiliations and Expertise

Professor, School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India

Midhun Jose

Dr. Midhun Sebastian Jose has completed his doctoral degree from School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India in 2020. During his 4 years of research, he has published 16 research publications, 2 book chapters and 4 popular science articles. His research areas include characterization of probiotic bacteria with emphasis on its application in aquaculture, studies on Immunomodulatory effects of common probiotics as well as medicinal plants, antimicrobial activities plants or plant derived compounds, microbial synthesis of nanaoparticles, microbial studies on animal models (rat and fish) and studies on endophytes.

Affiliations and Expertise

Doctoral Degree from School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India

Radhakrishnan E.K

Dr. Radhakrishnan E.K Assistant Professor at School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and Joint Director of Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture (IUCOFSA), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam. He completed his doctoral degree from Rajiv Gandhi Centre for Biotechnology, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India Post-doctoral studies from The University of Tokyo, Japan. His research areas include plant microbe interactions, microbial natural products, microbial synthesis of metal nanoparticles, development of polymer-based nanocomposites with antimicrobial effects for food packaging and medical applications. He is an invited conference speaker. His research areas include plant microbe interactions, microbial natural products, microbial synthesis of metal nanoparticles, development of polymer-based nanocomposites with antimicrobial effects for food packaging and medical applications

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, School of Biosciences of Mahatma Gandhi University and Joint Director, Inter University Centre for Organic Farming and Sustainable Agriculture (IUCOFSA), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India

Ajay Kumar

Dr. Ajay Kumar is a visiting scientist at the Agriculture Research Organization, Volcani center, Rishon Leziyon, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development Israel. He has published extensively in leading International and National journals or books. He has wide area of research experience, especially in the field of Plant-Microbe Interactions, Microbial biocontrol, and Endophytes related with the medicinal plants, Postharvest management of fruits. Dr. Kumar has published more than 165 research articles including review papers/book chapters/ books in the leading international journals. He is serving as special issue editors in some journals like “Frontiers in Microbiology, Microorganism” etc. In addition also acting as reviewer in some leading journals like Frontiers group, PLOS ONE, Agriculture, Ecosystem and Environment, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, Biological Control, Plant Biochemistry and Biotechnology, 3Biotech etc. Dr, Kumar has edited several books with leading publishers including Elsevier, Springer, and Taylor and Francis.

Affiliations and Expertise

Visiting Scientist, Agriculture Research Organization, Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development Volcani Center, Rishon, Lezziyon, Israel

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