Water Microbiology

ISBN Number : 978-93-5202-129-1

Student Price : Rs.298

Student Dollar Price : 12$

Library Price : Rs.950

Library Dollar Price : 38$

Book Edition : First

Year of Publication : 2016

No. Of Pages : 254

Book Weight :336

About The Book

This book of on watermicrobiology is at present the only one exclusively devoted to water microbiology from an Indian perspective. Water is an important . component of life. It is well known fact that existence of life is highly impossible without and this is applicable for most of the microorganisms too. Considering the importance of water and the fact that very scare attempts have been made to present its microbiological literature from an Indian perspective an attempt has been made to give comprehensive and exhaustive information regarding all the aspects in this book entitled Water Microbiology: An Indian Perspective.

This book covers all the important aspects of water microbiology which is essentially a part of study for Microbiology, Biotechnology, Biochemistry and Environmental scientists and Engineers, Researchers in various fields, Public Health professional and students at undergraduate and postgraduate level. All current topics on water are covered in detail to meet the requirements of UG and PG students. We have been thoughtful and have taken exceptional efforts to cover all areas of Water Microbiology from its basics to current research. This book will be a useful test book as well as reference book in life sciences and environmental Science, as it covers the information and up to date knowledge of water, from both practical and theoretical perspective. Key feature of this book are: Easy to understand, Concise text in simple and lucid language, attractive and easy to understand with plenty of self-explanatory figures, flowcharts and tables, giving up to date knowledge regarding the subject. We have taken utmost care to present the subject in scientific manner although we do not claim perfection in the treatment of the subject.


Contents -

1. Historical Perspective of Water
2. Water Resources in India
3. Sources and Causes of Water Pollution
4. Water Microbiology
5. Sewage Microbiology
6. Treatment and Disposal of Sludge
7. Marine Microbiology
8. Eutrophication
9. Pollution from Various Industries
10. Bioaugmentation
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About The Author

Late Dr. N.S. Kulkarni received his Master’s degree from Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad in 1994 and was awarded Ph.D. degree in Microbiology from Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Since 1994 until 2020, he worked as an Assistant Professor in Microbiology and at undergraduate and postgraduate level and guided research scholars successfully to their Ph.D. He was Head, Department of Microbiology at Rajasthan Aryans College, Washim. He guided many research projects publications, having attended both conferences of National and International repute, including one of SAARC countries. In addition to this, he also had authored books entitled General Enzymology and Food and Nutrition. He was also a Member of the Board of Studies in Biochemistry including Microbiology in Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University, Amravati. This ambitious book on Virology remains his last publication, which he and his co-authors have compiled, as he now to longer with us to see it published. However, he remains immortal as an example in his work, character and the down-to-earth human nature which he had lived and inspired. He was and will be, always equally and unconditionally, loved by his students, staff, administrators, friends and family.

Dr. Shiva Chandrashekhar Aithal graduated from Marathwada University (Presently known as Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University), Aurangabad in 1991 and received his Master’s degree in Microbiology from the same university in 1993. He did his doctoral in Microbiology in the applied area of “Ethanol Production” to receive a Ph.D. in Microbiology from Swami Ramanand Teerth Marathwada University, Nanded. Dr. Aithal is serving as a Professor in Microbiology at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels since 1993 in Dnyanopasak Shikshan Mandal’s College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Parbhani (M.S.). He is a recognized University Research Guide and PG teacher who has guided numerous students at the postgraduate level in various fields of research. Presently, he is guiding research scholars to pursue their doctorate degrees and extending his research in enzymes and fermentation technology. Dr. Aithal has participated in many National and International level Conferences and seminars. He has to his credit several research articles published in reputed Journals and Symposia along with the publication of 10 books.

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