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Environmental Microbiology

By: Alan H Varnam and Malcolm G Evans

160 pages, Col photos, illus, figs

Manson Publishing

Paperback | Dec 2000 | #70736 | ISBN: 1874545782
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Hardback | Dec 2000 | #70735 | ISBN: 1874545308
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About this book

Incorporates colour photographs, photomicrographs and diagrams to describe the interaction of micro-organisms in terrestrial and aquatic environments.


Contents

Part I: Overview: 1. The Nature Of Microbial Communities 2. Life At Low Nutrient Concentrations: The Common Lot Of Microorganisms 3. Physico-Chemical Factors Affecting The Environmental Fate Of Microorganisms 4. Competitive Strategies Of Microorganisms 5. Interactions Involving Microorganisms Part II: Aquatic Environments: 1. Introduction 2. The Marine Environment 3. The Freshwater Environment Part III: Terrestrial Environments: 1. Introduction 2. Soil 3. Microorganisms And Higher Plants 4. The Lichen Symbiosis 5. Other Terrestrial Habitats Part IV: Extreme Environments: 1. Introduction 2. High Temperature Environments 3. Extremely Acidic Environments 4. Highly Alkaline Enviroments 5. Non-Alkaline, Highly Saline Environments References

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