Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017

  • Antimicrobial Activity of Tithonia diversifolia, Elephantopus scaber, and Kigelia africana Against Plant Pathogens

    Desi Rejeki, Suharto, Hardian Susilo Addy

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 56-61
    Received: 2 July 2017
    Accepted: 24 August 2017
    Published: 10 October 2017
    Abstract: Synthetic pesticides, one among agricultural inputs, have been used and applied to crop production, particularly during plant pathogen attacks. Although promisingly, possible effect that the application of pesticides on agro-ecosystem may have to be concerned to support health of food, consumers and to the environment. Alternatively, exploration of... Show More
  • Characterization of Silver Nanoparticles Synthesizing Bacteria and Its Possible Use in Treatment of Multi Drug Resistant Isolate

    Manikant Tripathi, Anil Kumar, Shailendra Kumar

    Issue: Volume 3, Issue 4, August 2017
    Pages: 62-67
    Received: 30 September 2017
    Accepted: 27 October 2017
    Published: 25 November 2017
    Abstract: Nanobiotechnology is a promising area to cater human life. Biological methods for the synthesis of silver nanoparticles are relatively cost effective process. It was aimed at synthesizing silver nanoparticles using water and soil borne bacterial isolates, characterization of silver nanoparticles using UV-Vis spectroscopy and Fourier transform infra... Show More