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Dr. Brajesh K Singh's Publications (Since 2002)

In Refereed Journals

  1. Macdonald, C., Campbell, C, Bacon J and Singh, B.K. (2008). Multiple profiling of soil microbial communities identifies potential genetic markers of metal-enriched sewage sludge. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 65: 555-564.
  2. Singh, B.K., Nunan, N., Ridgway, K.P., McNicol, J., Young, J.P.Y., Daniell, T.J., Prosser, J., and Millard, P. (2008). Relationship between assemblages of mycorrhizal fungi and bacteria on grass roots. Environmental Microbiology. 10: 534-541.
  3. Schamalenberger, A., Hodge, S., Bryant, A., Hawkesford, M. J., Singh, B. K., and Kertesz, M.A. (2008). The role of Variovorax and other Commanadaceae in sulfure transformation by microbial wheat rhizosphere communities exposed to different sulphur  fertilisation regimes. Environmental Microbiology,10: 1486-1500.
  4. Macdonald, L, Singh, BK, Thomas, N, Brewer, MJ, Campbell, CD, Dawson, LA. Microbial DNA profiling by multiplex terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism for forensic comparison of soil and the influence of sample condition. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 105: 813-821.
  5. Singh, B.K., Dawson, L., Macdonald, C. and Grime, S. (2008). Impact of biotic and abiotic interaction on soil microbial communities and functions: A field study. Applied Soil Ecology, In press.
  6. Singh, B.K., Tate, K.R., Kapadia, G., Hedley, C.B., Macdonald, C.A., Millard, P. and Murrell, J.C. (2007). Effect of afforestation and reforestation of pastures on the activity and population dynamics of methanotrophic bacteria. Applied and Environmental Microbiology. 73: 5153-5161.
  7. Singh, B.K. and Tate, K.R. (2007).Biochemical and molecular characterization of methanotrophs in soil from a pristine New Zealand beech forest. FEMS Microbiology Letters 275: 87-97.
  8. Macdonald, C., Singh, B.K., Campbell, C., Horsewell, J. and Spier, T., (2007) Long-term exposure to Zn-spiked sewage sludge alters soil community structure. Soil Biology & Biochemistry. 39: 25-76-2539.
  9. Singh, B.K., Munro, S.,  Potts, J and Millard (2007)Influence of grass species and soil type on rhizosphere microbial community structure in grassland soils. Applied Soil Ecology. 36: 147-155.
  10. Tate, K. D.J. Ross, S. Saggar, C.B. Hedley, J. Dando, B.K. Singh and S.M. Lambie (2007). Methane uptake in soils from Pinus radiata plantations, a reverting shrubland and adjacent pastures: Effects of land-use change, and soil texture, water and mineral nitrogen. Soil Biology and Biochemistry. 39:1437-1449.
  11. Szubert, M., Reiff, C., Thorburn, A. and Singh, B.K. (2007). REMA: A Computer-based mapping tool for analysis of restriction sites in multiple DNA sequence. Journal of Microbiological Methods. 69, 411-413.
  12. Singh B.K., and Walker, A. (2006).Microbial degradation of organophosphorus compounds. FEMS Microbiology Review. 30, 428-471.
  13. Karpouzas, D. and Singh, B.K. (2006). Organophosphorus xenobiotics: microbial degradation, metabolic pathways and molecular basis. Advances in Microbial Physiology, 51,119-185.
  14. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A. and Wright, D.J. (2006). Bioremedial potential of fenamiphos and chlorpyrifos degrading isolates: Influence of different environmental conditions. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 38, 2682-2693.
  15. Singh, B.K. and Thomas, N. (2006).  Multiplex-Terminal Restriction Fragment Length Polymorphism. Nature Protocol. 1, 2428-2433.
  16. Singh, B.K., Nazaries, L., Munro, S., Anderson, I. and Campbell, C. (2006). Use of multiplex terminal restriction fragment length polymorphism for rapid and simultaneous analysis of different components of the soil microbial community. Applied and Environmental Microbiology 72, 7278-7285.
  17. Nunan, N., Singh, B.K., Reid, E., Ord, B., Papert, A., Squire, J., Prosser, J., Wheatley, R., McNicol, J., and Milard, P. (2006). Sheep-urine-induced changes in soil microbial community structure. FEMS Microbiology Ecology. 56, 310-320.
  18. Singh, B.K., Reid, E., Ord, B., Potts, J., and Milard, P. (2006). Investigating microbial community structure in soils by physiological, biochemical and molecular fingerprinting methods. European Journal of Soil Sciences. 57, 72-82.
  19. Nunan, N., Daniel, T.J., Singh, B.K., Papert, A., McNicol, J. and Prosser, J.I., (2005) Links between plant and rhizoplane bacterial communities in grassland soils, characterized using molecular techniques., Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 71, 6784-6792.
  20. Singh B. K. (2005). Microbial diversity: progress and important knowledge gaps. American Society of Microbiology News, 71, 210-211.
  21. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A. and Wright, D.J. (2005). Cross-enhancement of accelerated biodegradation of organophosphate compounds in soils: dependence on structural similarity. Soil Biology and Biochemistry, 37, 1675-1682.
  22. Karpouzas, D.G., Fotopoulou, A., Menkissoglu-Spiroudi, U. and Singh, B.K. (2005) Non-specific biodegradation of the organophosphorus pesticides, cadusafos and ethoprophos, by two bacterial isolates. FEMS Microbiology Ecology, 53, 369-378.
  23. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A., Morgan, A.W., and Wright, D.J. (2004). Biodegradation of Chlorpyrifos by Enterobacter Strain B-14 and Its Use in Bioremediation of Contaminated Soils. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 70, 4855-4863.
  24.  Singh, B.K., Millard, P., Whiteley, A. and Murrell, J.C. (2004). Unravelling rhizosphere - microbial interactions: opportunities and limitations., (2004) Trends in Microbiology, 12, 386-393.
  25. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A., Morgan, A.W., and Wright, D.J. (2003). Effects of soil pH on the biodegradation of chlorpyrifos and isolation of a chlorpyrifos-degrading bacterium. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69, 5198-5206.
  26. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A., Morgan, A.W., and Wright, D.J. (2003). Role of soil pH in the development of enhanced biodegradation of fenamiphos. Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 69, 7035-7043.
  27. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A., and Wright, D.J. (2002). Degradation of chlorpyrifos, fenamiphos, and chlorothalonil alone and in combination and their effects on soil microbial activity. Environmental Toxicology and Chemistry, 21, 2600-2605.
  28. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A., and Wright, D.J. (2002). Persistence of chlorpyrifos, fenamiphos, chlorothalonil and pendimethalin in soil and their effects on soil microbial characteristics. Bulletin Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 69, 181-188.

In refereed conference proceeding or book chapter (6). Below is the list of publications since, 2002.

  1. Karpouzas, D. and Singh, B. K. (2008). Application of molecular methods in bioremediation. Methods in Molecular Biology (Humana Press Inc),  (Invited chapter).
  2. Millard, P.,and Singh, B.K.(2005). Soil/plant interactions. In: Milne, J.A. (ed.) Pastoral Systems in Marginal Environments, Proceedings of a satellite workshop of the XXth International Grassland Congress, Glasgow, Scotland, July 2005. Wageningen Press, The Netherlands, pp29-38.
  3. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A. and Grayston, S.J.(2003). Degradation of chlorpyrifos and its effect on soil biota. Proceedings of XII Symposium Pesticide Chemistry.
  4. Singh, B.K.,Walker, A. and Wright, D.J.(2001). Degradation of pesticides in combination and their effect on soil microbial activity.BCPC Symposium Proceedings (Pesticide behaviour in soils and water), 78, 145-150.


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