By Milton Fingerman, R. Nagabhushanam

Bioremediation, using microorganisms to degrade, sequester, or get rid of environmental contaminants, is an pressing desire of our planet for defense and recovery from poisonous contaminants. This ebook not just presents innovative information regarding bioremediation of aquatic and terrestrial habitats, but in addition highlights the gaps in our wisdom of the topic. one of the themes lined during this quantity are those who care for petroleum spill bioremediation, bioremediation of heavy metals, and using genetically engineered microorganisms in bioremediation.

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