Hand book of Bacteriology provides an excellent introduction to Bacteria for a wide range of Undergraduate student and Postgraduate student. In addition to bring a first-rate general introduction to the subject for student whose courses include Microbiology as a component These include student of Biochemistry, Botany, Zoology, Medicine, Pharmacy and Agriculture, as well as Food Science, Biotechnology, Ecology and Environmental Science. The text concentrates on the essential aspects of Bacteriology and thus provides the student with a broadly based overview of subject. Thus the scope of each chapter has been broadened enough to provide information on historical landmarks as well as new facts from current issues of major journals. Chapters have received special attention to make the student aware of future possibilities in Microbiology.