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1st Edition

Bioenergy and Environmental Biotechnology for Sustainable Development

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ISBN 9780367767051
April 21, 2022 Forthcoming by CRC Press
288 Pages 26 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

This book covers a range of important topics on environmental remediation; biofuels and value-added microbial products for environmental clean up; water and waste water recycling, as well as sustainable wastewater treatment using microalgae. Designed to document advances in biotechnology, this book highlighted bio-resource utilization in fostering low-carbon renewable energy – based economies; and discuss new insights into chlorine disinfectant usage in water quality and waste water treatment using microalgae, etc. The book will be a useful reference material for scientists and researchers working in the fields of microbial biotechnology and bioremediation, environmental biotechnology and sustainable development, climate change mitigation, provision of safe water and sustainable waste water recycling.

Table of Contents

Part 1: Waste recycling, biofuels and environmental remediation
Handling Editor: Akinola Popoola
Chapter 1. Bio-resources utilization in fostering a low-carbon renewable energy – based economy
Olu Odeyemi, Modupe Stella Ayilara, Mobolaji Adenike Titilawo, Oluwaseyi Samuel Olanrewaju
Chapter 2. Biomethanization in anaerobic systems: feedstock and process enhancement
N. C. Ezebuiro, C. O. Onyia, I. Koerner
Chapter 3. Appraising the bioactivity potentials of eco-friendly synthesized metallic nanoparticles
Mike O. Ojemaye, Anthony I. Okoh
Chapter 4. Enhancement of bioprocesses for the reclamation of impacted environment
Beckley Ikhajiagbe, Geoffrey Obinna Anoliefo, Francis AibuedefeIgiebor
Chapter 5. Potential of some indiginous bacterial isolates in the development of bioenhancement formulations for bioremediation of nydrocarbon impacted environments
M.B. Yerima, A. O. Adeleye, Kingsley Nwagwu, M. E. Nkereuwem, V. O. Onokebhagbe, Rebecca Richard, I. K. Adam, A. F. Umar, A. A. Farouq
Chapter 6. Environmental reclamation in Nigeria: past, present and future
Beckley Ikhajiagbe, Geoffrey O. Anoliefo, Ogochukwu F. Olise, Isaac J. Adekunle
Part 2: Water and Waste Water Recycling
Handling Editor: Abdulrazak Ibrahim
Chapter 7. Sustainable wastewater treatment using microalgae technology
Emeka G. Nwoba, John N. Idenyi, Christiana N. Ogbonna, Mathias A. Chia, James C. Ogbonna
Chapter 8. New insights into chlorine disinfectant usage in water quality: a need for review of existing guidelines
Mojisola Owoseni, Anthony I Okoh

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Akinola Rasheed Popoola, Ph.D. is a Professor of Plant Pathology and the Director, Biotechnology Centre, Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria.

Emeka Godfrey Nwoba, Ph.D. is currently at the Algae Research & Development Centre, Murduch University, Western Australia.

James C. Ogbonna, Ph.D. is Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology & Director, National Biotechnology Development Agency, South East Zonal Biotechnology Centre, University of Nigeria, Nsukka, Nigeria.

Charles Oluwaseun Adetunji, Ph.D. is Associate Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology, & Director of intellectual Property and Technology Transfer, Edo State University Uzairue, Nigeria

Nwadiuto Esiobu, Ph.D. is Professor of Microbiology and Biotechnology at Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, USA.

Abdulrazak Ibrahim, Ph.D. is a Capacity Development Expert at the Forum for Agricultural Research in Africa (FARA), and Associate Professor of Biochemistry, Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, Nigeria.

Benjamin Ewa Ubi, Ph.D. is Professor of Plant Breeding and Biotechnology & Director, Biotechnology Research and Development Centre, Ebonyi State University Abakaliki, Nigeria.