Designed as a teaching aid, this text on microbiology enables a thorough and comprehensive understanding of the requisite of the subject, making it a valuable guide. Delineating the core areas and topics of the subjects, it underlines the principles, processes and practices behind microbiology. In particular it lays stress upon a pragmatic approach to the subject, emphasising upon its practical applications. Giving space for the incorporation of innovative and refreshing classroom techniques, it guides the readers on how to create an environment wherein comprehension of microbiological concepts can be made more enlightening and exciting. With the inclusion of latest development and trends in the field, case studies and situational examples, the book proves to foster and instill better teaching process of microbiology.