Practical Manual of Microbiology is meant for students taking a basic course in Microbiology. The exercises and Experiments are carefully designed to provide the Student a comprehensive understanding of laboratory Methodology in Microbiology. The manual has 13 chapters and covers practically all aspects of laboratory exercises needed for the basic microbiology course of all Indian universities. Chapter One deals with laboratory rules and regulations. Chapter 2 and 3 help the student to familiarize with the Construction and working method of some of the important tools and techniques of microbiology. Some of the basic techniques of microbial Study such as staining, sterilization, preparation of the culture medium etc. are explained in some detail. Four chapters are devoted to the description of some important Eukaryotic as well as prokaryotic microbes. The last two chapters deal with Parasitology.
The manual is written in a manner and Style to make the understanding of the subject easy. Experiments are explained in a stepwise manner to help the students understand and perform the experiments without much difficulty.
It is hoped that this laboratory manual will serve the needs of both students and teachers.