Biotechnology in Environmental Management; 2 Volumes
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Book ID : 25692
ISBN-10 : 81-7648-807-0 / 8176488070
ISBN-13 : 978-81-7648-807-5 / 9788176488075
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Edition : (Reprint)
Language : English
xxxviii, 715p., Illus., 25 cm.
The title of the book Biotechnology in Environmental Management is truly descriptive of its contents. Biotechnology is very much an interdisciplinary field linking different branches of science: microbiology, fisheries, biochemistry, engineering etc. Within the past four decades, there has been generous assistance from genetics and molecular biology. The demand for information on this line will gradually increase as a function of Government attention and public awareness. Therefore, an understanding between experts in the various disciplines of the field is essential for the successful application of its basic concepts. Biotechnology in Environmental Management may serve as a reference with a comprehensive description of the. state of the art, as well as a guide to the original literature. The chapters have been selected according to the present need, and each topic provides a comprehensive and effective understanding to satisfy wider audience from students to professionals. Efforts have-also been made to incorporate the issues ignored so far. It is specifically directed to environmentalists, microbiologists, aquaculturists, biochemists, bioengineers, chemical engineers, and food and pharmaceutical chemists working in the industries, at universities, or at research institutions. The issues may be of interest to policymakers and lawyers also. The authors of individual chapters have been chosen because of their recognized expertise and their contributions to the field of biotechnology and environmental sciences. Their willingness to impart this knowledge to their colleagues forms the basis of this book and the editors gratefully acknowledge this.