Topics in Ecological and Environmental Microbiology provides an overview of ecological aspects of the metabolism and behavior of microbes, microbial habitats, biogeochemical cycles, and biotechnology. This essential reference was designed by selecting relevant chapters from the authoritative and comprehensive Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3rd edn., and inviting the original authors to update their material to include key developments and advances in the field. This concise and affordable book is an essential reference for students and researchers in microbiology, mycology, immunology, environmental sciences, and biotechnology.
- Written by recognized authorities in the field
- Includes topics such as air quality, marine habitats, food webs, and microbial adhesion
- Provides a thematic mix of both classic and cutting -edge reviews, with suggested further reading in each chapter