Publisher description for Environmental microbiology / edited by Ralph Mitchell.


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Explores the latest developments in our understanding of the control and prevention of complex microbial processes underlying environmental deterioration. Topics cover a wide range of environmental concerns affecting the air, water and soil. The emphasis is on describing how techniques in molecular genetics are currently being applied to the detection of microorganisms, degradation of hazardous chemicals, control of agricultural pests and environmental contaminants.


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Microbial ecology.