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Environmental Biotechnology

Edition:
1st
Author(s):
M. H. Fulekar
ISBN:
9781578085828
Format:
Paperback
Publication Date:
July 19, 2010
Content Details:
620 pages
Language:
English

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  • About the Book

    Book Summary

    This book provides information essential to students taking courses in biotechnology as part of environmental sciences, environmental management, or environmental biology programs. It is also suitable for those studying water, waste management, and pollution abatement. Topics include biodiversity, renewable energy, bioremediation technology, recombinant DNA technology, genetic engineering, solid waste management, composting, vermicomposting, biofertilizer, chemical pesticides, biological control of pests, and genetically modified organisms. The book also discusses bioethics and risk assessment, intellectual property rights, environmental cleanup technologies, and environmental nanotechnology.

  • Contents

    Environmental Biotechnology-A Foresight
    Biodiversity
    Renewable Energy
    Bioremediation Technology
    Phytoremediation
    Recombinant DNA Technology & Applications
    Genetic Engineering for Remediation of Pollution
    Biotechnology-Pollution Abatement
    Solid Waste Management
    Composting
    Vermicomposting
    Biofertilizer
    Chemical Pesticides
    Biological Control of Pests
    Biopesticides
    Integrated Pest Management
    Genetically Modified Organisms in Environment
    Biosafety
    Bioethics and Risk Assessment
    Intellectual Property Rights
    Bioinformatics–Environmental Cleanup Technologies
    Environmental Nanotechnology