Available as an exclusive product with a limited print run, Encyclopedia of Microbiology, 3e, is a comprehensive survey of microbiology, edited by world-class researchers. Each article is written by an expert in that specific domain and includes a glossary, list of abbreviations, defining statement, introduction, further reading and cross-references to other related encyclopedia articles. Written at a level suitable for university undergraduates, the breadth and depth of coverage will appeal beyond undergraduates to professionals and academics in related fields.

Key Features

* 16 separate areas of microbiology covered for breadth and depth of content * Extensive use of figures, tables, and color illustrations and photographs * Language is accessible for undergraduates, depth appropriate for scientists * Links to original journal articles via Crossref * 30% NEW articles and 4-color throughout – NEW!


Researchers, technicians, teachers and students of microbiology, biotechnology, and environmental sciences


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Review of the Second Edition: “.... This encyclopedia is an all-encompassing reference to meet the needs of the diverse number of disciplines dealing with microorganisms, including public health and agricultural and industrial microbiology, to name a few. ..... Once the secret is out, this text should find itself on the office shelves of all professional microbiologists and in the library of every academic microbiology department throughout the world.”--William Michael Dunner, Jr., mPhD, Case Western University in CHOICE