Biotechnology of Microorganisms: Diversity, Improvement, and Application of Microbes for Food Processing, Healthcare, Environmental Safety, and Agriculture
Microbial biotechnology is an important contributor to global business, especially in agriculture, the environment, healthcare, and the medical, food, and chemical industries. This volume provides an exciting interdisciplinary journey through the rapidly changing backdrop of invention in microbial biotechnology, covering a range of topics, including microbial properties and characterization, cultivation and production strategies, and applications in healthcare, bioremediation, nanotechnology, and more.
Explains the diverse aspects of and strategies for cultivation of microbial species
Describes biodiversity and biotechnology of microbes
Provides an understanding of microorganisms in bioremediation of pollutants
Explores various applications of microbes in agriculture, food, health, industry, and the environment
Considers production issues and applications of microbial secondary metabolites
Underscores the importance of integrating genomics of microorganisms in ecological restoration of contaminated environments