Textbook of Environmental Biotechnology

Pramod Kumar, Vipin Kumar, Pravin Kumar Sachan

WPI Publishing
Published May 1, 2018
Textbook - 304 Pages
ISBN 9789385059384 - CAT# K393725
Series: Energy and the Environment


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  • This textbook caters to the requirement of the syllabus prescribed by various universities for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in environmental studies.


Environmental biotechnology is a vast and rapidly growing field which continues to revolutionise the understanding of basic life sustaining processes in the environment by identifying and exploiting the biomolecules and their utilities to provide clean technologies in order to counter environmental problems. This textbook, Environmental Biotechnology summarises various aspects of environmental biotechnology and is divided into 13 chapters. This edition discusses the scope of environmental biotechnology, environment and ecology, environmental pollution, microbial metabolism, analytical techniques for environmental monitoring, management and treatment of waste, bioreactors for waste treatment, effluent treatment, value added products from organic waste, global environmental issues at national and international level. A unique features of the book is chapters on biological waste treatment, bioremediation, bioenergy from waste.

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