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Environmental Biotechnology: Principles and Applications by Matthew R. Parsek, Sally M. McFall, A. M. Chakrabarty

By Matthew R. Parsek, Sally M. McFall, A. M. Chakrabarty (auth.), M. Moo-Young, W. A. Anderson, A. M. Chakrabarty (eds.)

Biotechnology bargains a `natural' approach of addressing environmental difficulties, starting from id of biohazards to bioremediation strategies for commercial, agricultural and municipal effluents and residues. Biotechnology can also be a vital aspect within the paradigm of `sustainable development'. This selection of sixty six papers, by means of authors from 20 nations spanning four continents, addresses a lot of those concerns. the fabric awarded will curiosity scientists, engineers, and others in undefined, executive and academia. It contains either introductory and complicated elements of the subject material, along with water, air and soil remedy, biosensor and biomonitoring expertise, genetic engineering of microorganisms, and coverage matters in making use of biotechnology to environmental difficulties. The papers current quite a few points starting from present cutting-edge study, to examples of purposes of those technologies.

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