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Microbial Ecology: Organisms, Habitats and Activities

Series: Cambridge Studies in Ecology

By: H Stolp

270 pages, Illus

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Aug 1988 | #3152 | ISBN: 0521276365
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Hardback | Aug 1988 | #3151 | ISBN: 0521256577
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About this book

Concentrates on the ecological aspects of microbial life covering a wide variety of topics including structure, behaviour, growth, dispersal, interactions and how microbes act as symbionts and pathogens.

I looked forward with anticipation to the publication of this textbook for a number of years and was not disappointed. BioScience


Contents

List of figures; Preface; 1. Introduction; 2. The microbial world: a brief introductory review; 3. Characterization and occurence of the major groups of microorganisms; 4. The natural environments of microorganisms; 5. Structure, behaviour and growth of microorganisms as related to the environment; 6. Dispersal of microorganisms and development of microbial populations; 7. Interactions; 8. Microbial activities of ecological significance; 9. Methods used for the study of microorganisms in their natural environments: a guide to pertinent literature; Epilogue; Index.

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