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Environmental Biotechnology

1st Edition

By M. H. Fulekar

CRC Press

620 pages

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Paperback: 9781578085828
pub: 2010-07-19
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Description

This book provides information essential to students taking courses in biotechnology as part of environmental sciences, environmental management, or environmental biology programs. It is also suitable for those studying water, waste management, and pollution abatement. Topics include biodiversity, renewable energy, bioremediation technology, recombinant DNA technology, genetic engineering, solid waste management, composting, vermicomposting, biofertilizer, chemical pesticides, biological control of pests, and genetically modified organisms. The book also discusses bioethics and risk assessment, intellectual property rights, environmental cleanup technologies, and environmental nanotechnology.

Table of Contents

Environmental Biotechnology-A Foresight

Biodiversity

Renewable Energy

Bioremediation Technology

Phytoremediation

Recombinant DNA Technology & Applications

Genetic Engineering for Remediation of Pollution

Biotechnology-Pollution Abatement

Solid Waste Management

Composting

Vermicomposting

Biofertilizer

Chemical Pesticides

Biological Control of Pests

Biopesticides

Integrated Pest Management

Genetically Modified Organisms in Environment

Biosafety

Bioethics and Risk Assessment

Intellectual Property Rights

Bioinformatics–Environmental Cleanup Technologies

Environmental Nanotechnology

About the Author

M.H. Fulekar, Department of Life Sciences, University of Mumbai, India

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
NAT011000
NATURE / Environmental Conservation & Protection
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science
SCI045000
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / Biology / Microbiology