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Environmental Biotechnology




ISBN 9781578085828
Published July 19, 2010 by CRC Press
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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

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Biography

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