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  • What Are the Practical and Psychological Barriers to HACCP in the Hospitality Industry and How Have They Been Overcome?by Dr Joanne Zaida Taylor

    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...

  • Anoxiaby Alexander V. Altenbach; Joan M. Bernhard; Joseph Seckbach

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Microorganisms in Sustainable Agriculture and Biotechnologyby Anil Prakash

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Microorganisms in Environmental Managementby Anil Prakash

    Springer 2012; US$ 279.00

    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...

  • Stress Responses of Lactic Acid Bacteriaby Effie Tsakalidou; Konstantinos Papadimitriou

    Springer 2011; US$ 239.00

    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...

  • Microbial Metal Respirationby Johannes Gescher; Andreas Kappler

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    Microbes can respire on metals. This seemingly simple finding is one of the major discoveries that were made in the field of microbiology in the last few decades. The importance of this observation is evident. Metals are highly abundant on our planet. Iron is even the most abundant element on Earth and the forth most abundant element in the Earth?s... more...

  • Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistryby Eldor A. Paul

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 89.95

    The fourth edition of Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry updates this widely used reference as the study and understanding of soil biota, their function, and the dynamics of soil organic matter has been revolutionized by molecular and instrumental techniques, and information technology. Knowledge of soil microbiology, ecology and biochemistry... more...

  • Microorganisms in Soilsby Francois Buscot; Ajit Varma

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 109.00

    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...

  • Toxic Effects of Nanomaterialsby Haseeb Ahmad Khan; Ibrahim Abdulwahid Arif

    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...

  • The Colour of Foodby Anne Else

    Awa Press 2013; US$ 9.99

    When Anne Else married at the age of 19, she had never cooked a meal, despite having grown up above a grocery shop. That shaky start notwithstanding, she went on to become an enthusiastic cook?with a bit of help from Elizabeth David, Nancy Spain, Katharine Whitehorn, and the Duchess of Windsor. In this captivating memoir, Else recounts the story of... more...