Principles And Applications Of Environmental Biotechnology For A Sustainable Future by Ram Lakhan SinghPrinciples And Applications Of Environmental Biotechnology For A Sustainable Future by Ram Lakhan Singh

Principles And Applications Of Environmental Biotechnology For A Sustainable Future

byRam Lakhan Singh

Hardcover | October 26, 2016

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This textbook on Environmental Biotechnology not only presents an unbiased overview of the practical biological approaches currently employed to address environmental problems, but also equips readers with a working knowledge of the science that underpins them. Starting with the fundamentals of biotechnology, it subsequently provides detailed discussions of global environmental problems including microbes and their interaction with the environment, xenobiotics and their remediation, solid waste management, waste water treatment, bioreactors, biosensors, biomining and biopesticides.

This book also covers renewable and non-renewable bioenergy resources, biodiversity and its conservation, and approaches to monitoring biotechnological industries, genetically modified microorganism and foods so as to increase awareness.

All chapters are written in a highly accessible style, and each also includes a short bibliography for further research. In summary this textbook offers a valuable asset, allowing students, young researchers and professionals in the biotechnology industry to grasp the basics of environmental biotechnology.

Professor Ram Lakhan Singh is presently holding the positions of Dean, Faculty of Science, Professor & Head, Department of Biochemistry, Head, Department of Environmental sciences and Coordinator, Biotechnology Programme at Dr Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University, Faizabad. He completed his Master's degree in Biochemistry from Lucknow Un...
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Title:Principles And Applications Of Environmental Biotechnology For A Sustainable FutureFormat:HardcoverDimensions:487 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.03 inPublished:October 26, 2016Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:9811018650

ISBN - 13:9789811018657

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Table of Contents

1. Introduction to Environmental Biotechnology.- 2. Global Environmental Problems.- 3. Microbes and Environment.- 4. Bioremediation of Plant Refuges and Xenobiotics.- 5. Management and Remediation of Problem Soils, Solid Waste and Soil Pollution.- 6. Waste Water Treatment.- 7. Bioreactors.- 8. Biopesticides.- 9. Renewable and Non-renewable Energy Resources, Bioenergy and Biofuels.- 10. Biodiversity and its Conservation.- 11. Biosensors.- 12. Environmental Control of Biotechnology Industries.- 13. Bioleaching and Biomining.- 14. Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) and Environment.- 15. Degradable Polymers and Plastics of the Future: Steps towards Environmental Sustainability, Regulations and Safety Aspects.