Environmental Microbial Biotechnology
  • Release Date : 15 July 2015
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Genre : Science
  • Pages : 338 pages
  • ISBN 13 : 9783319190181
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Download or read book entitled Environmental Microbial Biotechnology by author: Lala Behari Sukla which was release on 15 July 2015 and published by Springer with total page 338 pages . This book available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle Format. This book provides a timely review of strategies for coping with polluted ecosystems by employing bacteria, fungi and algae. It presents the vast variety of microbial technologies currently applied in the bioremediation of a variety of anthropogenic toxic chemicals, mining and industrial wastes and other pollutants. Topics covered include: microbe-mineral interactions, biosensors in environmental monitoring, iron-mineral transformation, microbial biosurfactants, bioconversion of cotton gin waste to bioethanol, anaerobe bioleaching and sulfide oxidation. Further chapters discuss the effects of pollution on microbial diversity, as well as the role of microbes in the bioremediation of abandoned mining areas, industrial and horticultural wastes, wastewater and sites polluted with hydrocarbons, heavy metals, manganese and uranium.