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Microbes for Sustainable Development and Bioremediation

Summary
Microbes are the predominant form of life on the planet due to their broad range of adaptation and versatile nutritional behavior. The ability of some microbes to inhabit hostile environment incompatible with most forms of life means that their habitat defines the extent of the biosphere and delineates the barrier between the biosphere and geosphere. The direct and indirect role of microbes that include bacteria, fungi, actinomycetes, viruses, mycoplasma, and protozoans are very much important in development of modern human society for food, drugs, textiles, agriculture, and environment. Furthermore, microorganisms and their enzyme system are responsible for the degradation of various organic matters
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Note
Description based upon print version of record
Physical Description
1 online resource (387 pages)
Specific Material Designation
remote
Form Of Item
online
Isbn
9780429275876

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