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Textbook of Environmental Biotechnology

1st Edition

By Pramod Kumar, Vipin Kumar

Edited by Pravin Kumar Sachan

WPI Publishing

304 pages

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Paperback: 9789385059384
pub: 2019-08-01
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Description

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.

Table of Contents

1. Scope of Environmental Biotechnology 2. Environment and Ecology 3. Environmental Pollution 4. Microbial Metabolism 5. Analytical Techniques for Environmental Monitoring 6. Management and Treatment of Waste 7. Biological Waste Treatment 8. Bioreactors for Waste Treatment 9. Effluent Treatment 10. Bioremediation 11. Bioenergy from Waste 12. Value Added Products from Organic Waste 13. Global Environmental Issues at National and International Level.

About the Authors/Editor

Pramod Kumar is the Assistant Professor & Head, Department of Biotechnology Engineering at Hindustan College of Science & Technology. Vipin Kumar is the Assistant Professor in Department of Biotechnology Engineering at Hindustan College of Science & Technology.

Vipin Kumar is the Assistant Professor in Department of Biotechnology Engineering at Hindustan College of Science & Technology. He has done his M.Tech in Chemical Technology (Specialisation in Biochemical Engineering) from Harcourt Butler Technical University, Kanpur.

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Energy and the Environment

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SCI010000
SCIENCE / Biotechnology
SCI026000
SCIENCE / Environmental Science