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Environmental Biotechnology Alan H. Scragg

Environmental Biotechnology By Alan H. Scragg

Environmental Biotechnology by Alan H. Scragg

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Covers the influence and application that biotechnology has and will have on all aspects of the environment. The text includes an exploration of DNA technology and genetic engineering, which can be used to generate biomarkers, which can provide specific methods for the detection of contaminants.

Environmental Biotechnology Summary

Environmental Biotechnology by Alan H. Scragg

Environmental Biotechnology is a rapidly expanding field and a business activity worth billions of dollars worldwide. This text provides a broad introduction covering all the key applications of biotechnology to the environment including environmental monitoring, treatment of waste from domestic, industrial and agricultural sources, pollution clean up (bioremediation), biofuels, mineral resource recovery and agrobiotechnology.

Environmental Biotechnology is an introductory text suitable for advanced undergraduates, MSc and postgraduate students in Environmental Sciences, Environmental Management, Applied Biology and Biotechnology.

Table of Contents

1: Overview. 2: Environmental Monitoring. 3: Sewage Treatment. 4: Clean Technology, Domestic, Industrial and Agricultural Wastes. 5: Bioremediation. 6: Energy and Biofuel. 7: Natural Resource Recovery. 8: Agrobiotechnology

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Environmental Biotechnology by Alan H. Scragg
Used - Good
Pearson Education Limited
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