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chemistry and microbiology of pollution

I. J. Higgins

chemistry and microbiology of pollution

by I. J. Higgins

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Published by Academic Press in London, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Pollution,
  • Biochemistry

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographies and index.

    StatementI. J. Higgins and R. G. Burns.
    ContributionsBurns, Ronald G.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 248 p. :
    Number of Pages248
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL22066975M
    ISBN 100123478509

    (Mine Water and the Environment, 21) "Throughout this work, there is a consistent integration of engineering, chemistry, and microbiology. This comprehensive book is thoroughly researched and well written overall. There are clear and abundant schematics and Price Range: £ - £ The concept of environmental pollution control microbiology has its roots in conventional microbiology with concerns for pathogenic micro-organisms and public health. It can even be traced in chemistry, which forms the basis of all reactions between chemical compounds that make up our world, and in biochemistry, which focuses on the chemistry.

    General Microbiology by Rachel Watson. This note will provide an introduction to microbiology. It also focuses on the evolution, diversity and taxonomy of microbes and their ecological significance. Topics covered includes: Cell or Molecular Biology and Molecular Genetics, Physiology and Metabolism, Evolution and Diversity, Ecology. Environmental Pollution. Environmental Pollution is serious problem which is faced by Humans in all over the world. Researches are going on in order to eradicate the pollution. The management steps that are taken to prevent pollution are in wide range.

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