Frontiers in Environmental Microbiology

Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020

  • Field Assessment of Influence of Organic Fertilizers on Microbial Profile and Sustainable Maize Production in a Flood Plain in Nigeria

    Christiana Utibe Etuk, Matthew Albert Ekpo

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 27-34
    Received: 15 May 2020
    Accepted: 2 June 2020
    Published: 17 July 2020
    Abstract: The stabilization and utilization of organic fertilizers in flood plain for sustainable agriculture in the tropics was studied in field experiment conducted at Etinan wetland soil (EW) of Akwa Ibom State, Nigeria in the tropics during two cropping seasons (C. S.) to study the effects of two composted and stabilized organic fertilizers (poultry drop... Show More
  • Climate Change Impacts on Human Health in Bihar

    Ritu Sharma

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 35-39
    Received: 19 July 2019
    Accepted: 8 April 2020
    Published: 4 August 2020
    Abstract: Climate change has become the serious and most concerned topic in the world. It has adverse impacts on physical, socio-economic environment and human health. The objective of this report is to find out the climate change patterns and scrutinize the vulnerability of human’s health to the climate change. This study includes the literature reviews and... Show More
  • Effect of Trichoderma asperellum and Trichoderma virens on Allium cepa L. Growth, Damping off and Basal Rot Disease Incidence and Severity in Sri Lanka

    Lankeswarage Nilupa Rasangi Gunaratna, Nelum Deshappriya, Sirimewan Rajapaksha, Dehiwala Liyanage Jayaratne

    Issue: Volume 6, Issue 3, September 2020
    Pages: 40-51
    Received: 24 June 2020
    Accepted: 2 September 2020
    Published: 23 September 2020
    Abstract: Trichoderma species are frequently used for the biological control of phytopathogenic fungi and they have also been reported as plant growth promoters. In the present study, the effect of two Trichoderma spp. i.e. Trichoderma asperellum and Trichoderma virens isolated from the soils of onion fields on the growth of Allium cepa L. plants and suppres... Show More