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Advances in Microbial Ecology, Volume 16

Series: Advances in Microbial Ecology Volume: 16

Edited By: Benhard Schink

281 pages, B/w photos, illus, figs, tabs

Plenum

Hardback | Dec 2000 | #107917 | ISBN: 0306461757
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About this book

This work continues a treatment of microbial ecology exhibited in recent volumes in the series. In particular, it looks at marine and aquatic environments and the work being done in these fields of ecology. Chapters include such subjects as methane oxidation in rice fields and wetlands, biological phosphorus removal in activated sludge systems, the environmental fate of chiral pollutants, complex adaptive systems, and a chapter on the largest single-celled prokaryote, A. oxaliferum.


Contents

1. Achromatium oxaliferum: understanding the unmistakable; I.M. Head, et al. 2. Bacterial Manganese and Iron Reduction in Aquatic Sediments; B. Thamdrup. 3. Plant-Associated Methane Oxidation in Ricefields and Wetlands; P. Frenzel. 4. Heterotrophic, Planktonic Bacteria and Cycling of Phosphorus: Phosphorus Requirements, Competitive Ability and Food Web Interactions; O. Vadstein. 5. Ecological Aspects of Biological Phosphorus Removal in Activated Sludge Systems; G.J.J. Kortstee, et al. 6. Effect of Chirality on the Microbial Degradation and the Environmental Fate of Chiral Pollutants; H.-P. Kohler, et al. 7. Complex Adaptive Systems Ecology 2; J. Molin, S. Molin. Contributors List.

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