The Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780126680003, 9780080926087

The Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology

1st Edition

Print ISBN: 9780126680003
eBook ISBN: 9780080926087
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 10th April 2003
Page Count: 310

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The Dictionary of Environmental Microbiology not only defines terms used in environmental microbiology but also includes terms associated with molecular biology, historical figures in the field, and microorganisms of significance. These entries not only provide information that will assist in the study of environmental microbiology, but will also serve as a resource for nonscientists.

Key Features

  • Defines terms used in environmental microbiology, including bacteriology, mycology, parasitology and virology
  • Defines terms used in biotechnology with a microbiology application in food and industrial microbiology
  • Cites historical figures involved in environmental microbiology including microorganisms of significance


Microbiologists, virologists, environmental researchers, bacteriologists, mycologists, parasitologists, biotechnologists, food and industrial microbiologists, epidemologists

Table of Contents

A-Z listing.


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"This dictionary not only is appropriate for the study of environmental microbiology, but can also serve as a resource for nonscientists...the book provides an excellent resource for those interested in any field within microbiology." -ASM News, Lynne Garcia LSG & Associates, Santa Monica, Calif. "Stetzenbach and Yates’ work specializes in the field of environmental microbiology and serves as a handy reference tool. The information garnered from the definitions serves a wide audience from the scientist to the layperson. This dictionary is recommended for academic libraries and specialized collections in this area." -AMERICAN REFERENCE BOOKS (2004) "...most appropriate for specialists who need quick definitions of environmental microbiology methods." -E-STREAMS (November 2003)