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- Oxford University Press 2004; US$ 79.99
The extent of lateral gene transfer among diverse microbes has effectively broken down the concept of species when we seek to apply it to the microbial world. This book brings together workers to try to reach an accomodation and consensus on the outline of how cellular life has evolved. more...
What Are the Practical and Psychological Barriers to HACCP in the Hospitality Industry and How Have They Been Overcome?Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2008; US$ 199.00
The aim of this WHATT theme e-book is to present an innovative new method of HACCP-based food safety management for food businesses within the hospitality industry. Through a series of inter-linking papers, this theme edition investigates the practical and psychological barriers to food safety management and HACCP in the industry and shows how and... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 189.00
Beginning with the basics of lactic acid bacteria and stress response, then working into specific fields of research and current developments, "Stress Responses of Lactic Acid Bacteria" will serve as an essential guidebook to researchers in the field, industry professionals, and advanced students in the area. The exploration of stress responses... more...
- Springer 2011; US$ 159.00
Anoxia defines the lack of free molecular oxygen in an environment. In the presence of organic matter, anaerobic prokaryotes produce compounds such as free radicals, hydrogen sulfide, or methane that are typically toxic to aerobes. The concomitance of suppressed respiration and presence of toxic substances suggests these habitats are inhospitable to... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 219.00
This review of recent developments in our understanding of the role of microbes in sustainable agriculture and biotechnology covers a research area with enormous untapped potential. Chemical fertilizers, pesticides, herbicides and other agricultural inputs derived from fossil fuels have increased agricultural production, yet growing awareness and concern... more...
- Springer 2012; US$ 219.00
Microbes and their biosynthetic capabilities have been invaluable in finding solutions for several intractable problems mankind has encountered in maintaining the quality of the environment. They have, for example, been used to positive effect in human and animal health, genetic engineering, environmental protection, and municipal and industrial waste... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 79.95
Soils would not exist without the complex and heterogeneous activities of microorganisms. For the third volume of Soil Biology, an international board of renowned scientists shed light on the significant role of these organisms. The following key topics are covered: Microorganisms in bioerosion, humification, mineralization and soil aggregation; Microbial... more...
- Bentham Science Publishers 2012; US$ 59.00
Toxic Effects of Nanomaterials provides an authoritative work of international experts in the field of nanotoxicology spanning 8 chapters. A key feature of the e-book is a broad coverage of phytotoxicity of nanoparticles, which is largely neglected in many texts. more...
- Awa Press 2013; US$ 9.99
When Anne Else got married at 19, she?d never cooked a meal. Despite a shaky start, she went on to become an enthusiastic cook ? with a little help from Nancy Spain, Katharine Whitehorn, Elizabeth David, and the Duchess of Windsor. In this captivating take-you-there memoir, Else tells of her life? marrying young, becoming a mother, becoming a feminist,... more...
- Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 249.00
The rhizosphere is a very complex environment. This book deals with the basic concepts in rhizosphere biology and the techniques used in these studies. The topics include the bacterial community composition, rhizosphere of arbuscular mycorrhizal roots, significance of AM fungi in relation to form and functioning of the root system, and many more. more...