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Environmental Microbiology Books

Our high level environmental microbiology books bring together expert international authors under the skilled editorship of leading scientists to produce state-of-the-art compendiums of current research. Aimed at the research scientist, graduate student, medical reseacher and other professionals, these books are highly recommended for all environmental microbiology libraries.
Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends (Second Edition)
Edited by: Jürgen Marxsen   Published: 2020
Book: 978-1-913652-57-9. Ebook: 978-1-913652-58-6
Climate change is continuing unabated and this new, expanded edition contains revised and updated chapters and the addition of four new chapters covering more of the topical fields in this important area of climate science. This is an essential book for every microbial ecologist read more ...
Microbial Biofilms: Current Research and Practical Implications
Edited by: Arindam Mitra   Published: 2020
Book: 978-1-912530-32-8. Ebook: 978-1-912530-33-5
"for graduate students and researchers" (Ringgold); "accurate, up-to-date information ... a useful guide" (Doodys) read more ...
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Astrobiology: Current, Evolving and Emerging Perspectives
Edited by: André Antunes   Published: 2020
Book: 978-1-912530-30-4. Ebook: 978-1-912530-31-1
an up-to-date insight into current topics and research work ... a very good introduction to interested readers (BioSpektrum); "recent theoretical and experimental results" (Ringgold) read more ...
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Methylotrophs and Methylotroph Communities
Edited by: Ludmila Chistoserdova   Published: 2019
Book: 978-1-912530-04-5. Ebook: 978-1-912530-05-2
"highlights the diversity of methylotrophs, their functions, and their potential applications and will be of interest to many" (SIMB News) read more ...
Microbiota: Current Research and Emerging Trends
Edited by: Takashi Matsumoto and Yoshio Yamaoka,   Published: 2019
Book: 978-1-910190-93-7. Ebook: 978-1-910190-94-4
"I would recommend this book" (Gut Microbes); "a very interesting book ... well written ... effective illustrations ... extensive reference list" (SIMB News) read more ...
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Microbial Ecology: Current Advances from Genomics, Metagenomics and Other Omics
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2019
Book: 978-1-912530-02-1. Ebook: 978-1-912530-03-8
"easy to read ... applicable to teaching faculty as well as advanced undergraduate students, graduate students, and researchers" (SIMB News); "concise and well written" (Quarterly Rev. Biol.) read more ...
Full information at Microbial Ecology.
Cyanobacteria: Signaling and Regulation Systems
Author: Dmitry A. Los   Published: 2018
Book: 978-1-910190-87-6. Ebook: 978-1-910190-88-3
"a very good summary ... recommended" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Viruses of Microorganisms
Edited by: Paul Hyman and Stephen T. Abedon   Published: 2018
Book: 978-1-910190-85-2. Ebook: 978-1-910190-86-9
In this multi-authored volume, international experts review the genomics, ecology, comparative biology and biotechnological applications of these fascinating viruses read more ...
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Genes, Genetics and Transgenics for Virus Resistance in Plants
Edited by: Basavaprabhu L. Patil   Published: 2018
Book: 978-1-910190-81-4. Ebook: 978-1-910190-82-1
This authoritative book covers a wide range of topics, the breadth of which reflects the diversity of this research area read more ...
Plant-Microbe Interactions in the Rhizosphere
Edited by: Adam Schikora   Published: 2018
Book: 978-1-912530-00-7. Ebook: 978-1-912530-01-4
"recommended for anyone involved in plant science or environmental microbiology" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "an authoritative overview" (Eur. J. Soil Sci.); "recommended ... indispensable for scientists working in the areas of soil microbiology" (Southeastern Naturalist) read more ...
Metagenomics: Current Advances and Emerging Concepts
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2017
Book: 978-1-910190-59-3. Ebook: 978-1-910190-60-9
"presents those new to the field with important aspects of metagenomics" (Eur. J. Soil Sci.) read more ...
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Cyanobacteria: Omics and Manipulation
Edited by: Dmitry A. Los   Published: 2017
Book: 978-1-910190-55-5. Ebook: 978-1-910190-56-2
"a treasure trove of valuable information" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Microbial Biodegradation: From Omics to Function and Application
Edited by: Jerzy Długoński   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-45-6. Ebook: 978-1-910190-46-3
"a valuable companion to both early and established researchers" (Micro. Today); "review(s) the most important current research" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.) read more ...
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MALDI-TOF Mass Spectrometry in Microbiology
Edited by: Markus Kostrzewa and Sören Schubert   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-41-8. Ebook: 978-1-910190-42-5
Overview of MALDI-TOF MS in key areas of microbiology and the impact of mass spectrometry in diagnostics, food microbiology, environmental microbiology and strain collections read more ...
Acidophiles: Life in Extremely Acidic Environments
Edited by: Raquel Quatrini and D. Barrie Johnson   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-33-3. Ebook: 978-1-910190-34-0
"Contributors from a wide range of biological and environmental sciences" (ProtoView); "well documented, well referenced, and easily read" (SIMB News) read more ...
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Climate Change and Microbial Ecology: Current Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jürgen Marxsen   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-31-9. Ebook: 978-1-910190-32-6
"impressive" (ASM: Small Things Considered); "written at a high scientific level" (BioSpektrum); "comprehensive, timely and authoritative ... an excellent resource" (Micro. Today) read more ...
Biofilms in Bioremediation: Current Research and Emerging Technologies
Edited by: Gavin Lear   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-29-6. Ebook: 978-1-910190-30-2
"describes explicitly the role of biofilms in bioremediation" (Biospektrum); indispensable ... recommended (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "A useful book" (Micro. Today); "useful or even indispensable" (Front. Environ. Sci.) read more ...
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Microalgae: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Maria-Nefeli Tsaloglou   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-27-2. Ebook: 978-1-910190-28-9
The latest research and newest approaches to the study of microalgae read more ...
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Gas Plasma Sterilization in Microbiology: Theory, Applications, Pitfalls and New Perspectives
Edited by: Hideharu Shintani and Akikazu Sakudo   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-25-8. Ebook: 978-1-910190-26-5
"a nice state of the art compilation" (Doodys); read more ...
Aquatic Biofilms: Ecology, Water Quality and Wastewater Treatment
Edited by: Anna M. Romaní, Helena Guasch and M. Dolors Balaguer   Published: 2016
Book: 978-1-910190-17-3. Ebook: 978-1-910190-18-0
"essential reference book" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "unique environmental focus" (ASM: Small Things Considered); "an excellent reference book" (Microbiol. Today) read more ...
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Thermophilic Microorganisms
Edited by: Fu-Li Li   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-910190-13-5. Ebook: 978-1-910190-14-2
"concise and readable ... an invaluable resource" (Micro. Today) read more ...
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Flow Cytometry in Microbiology: Technology and Applications
Edited by: Martin G. Wilkinson   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-910190-11-1. Ebook: 978-1-910190-12-8
"an impressive group of experts" (ProtoView); "practical and up-to-date information" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "a variety of valuable information" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Corynebacterium glutamicum: From Systems Biology to Biotechnological Applications
Edited by: Andreas Burkovski   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-910190-05-0. Ebook: 978-1-910190-06-7
"Without question a valuable book" (BIOSpektrum) read more ...
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Edited by: Joerg Graf   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-908230-56-0. Ebook: 978-1-908230-57-7
"a comprehensive review" (Ringgold); "well-written, informative" (Frontiers Microbiol.) read more ...
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Bacteria-Plant Interactions: Advanced Research and Future Trends
Edited by: Jesús Murillo, Boris A. Vinatzer, Robert W. Jackson and Dawn L. Arnold   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-908230-58-4. Ebook: 978-1-910190-00-5
"an up-to-date overview" (Ringgold); "a timely overview ... Essential reading" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "excellent all-round information" (BioSpektrum) read more ...
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Acanthamoeba: Biology and Pathogenesis (2nd edition)
Author: Naveed Ahmed Khan   Published: 2015
Book: 978-1-908230-50-8. Ebook: 978-1-908230-51-5
"comprehensive review" (Book News); "comprehensive handbook ... as well as an invaluable reference" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Metagenomics of the Microbial Nitrogen Cycle: Theory, Methods and Applications
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-48-5. Ebook: 978-1-908230-60-7
"a strong overview" (Ringgold) read more ...
Microarrays: Current Technology, Innovations and Applications
Edited by: Zhili He   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-49-2. Ebook: 978-1-908230-59-1
"a valuable and useful source ... recommended" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "a valuable and useful one stop source" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Biofuels: From Microbes to Molecules
Edited by: Xuefeng Lu   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-45-4. Ebook: 978-1-908230-63-8
"a timely overview" (Biotechnol. Agron. Soc. Environ.); "a highly recommended read" (Front. Bioeng. Biotechnol.) read more ...
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Halophiles: Genetics and Genomes
Edited by: R. Thane Papke and Aharon Oren   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-42-3. Ebook: 978-1-908230-65-2
"up-to-date and highly readable" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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The Cell Biology of Cyanobacteria
Edited by: Enrique Flores and Antonia Herrero   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-38-6. Ebook: 978-1-908230-92-8
"up-to-date information" Book News; "I recommend this book" (Biospektrum) read more ...
Applications of Molecular Microbiological Methods
Edited by: Torben L. Skovhus, Sean M. Caffrey and Casey R.J. Hubert   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-31-7. Ebook: 978-1-908230-69-0
"A must for scientists in oil field companies" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
Myxobacteria: Genomics, Cellular and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Zhaomin Yang and Penelope I. Higgs   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-34-8. Ebook: 978-1-908230-96-6
"impressive and detailed book" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Omics in Soil Science
Edited by: Paolo Nannipieri, Giacomo Pietramellara and Giancarlo Renella   Published: 2014
Book: 978-1-908230-32-4. Ebook: 978-1-908230-94-2
"a recommended reference" (Biotechnol. Agrom. Soc. Environ.); "a must for Soil scientists" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Cold-Adapted Microorganisms
Edited by: Isao Yumoto   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-26-3. Ebook: 978-1-908230-90-4
"a wealth of interesting findings" (Biospektrum); "excellent, interesting and extremely well referenced chapters" (Antartic Sci.) read more ...
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Microbial Efflux Pumps: Current Research
Edited by: Edward W. Yu, Qijing Zhang and Melissa H. Brown   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-21-8. Ebook: 978-1-908230-86-7
"does an excellent job" (JAVMA) read more ...
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Oral Microbial Ecology: Current Research and New Perspectives
Edited by: Nicholas S. Jakubovics and Robert J. Palmer Jr.   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-17-1. Ebook: 978-1-908230-82-9
"essential text" (Beneficial Microbes) read more ...
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Bioremediation of Mercury: Current Research and Industrial Applications
Edited by: Irene Wagner-Döbler   Published: 2013
Book: 978-1-908230-13-3. Ebook: 978-1-908230-78-2
Established experts review the latest research in mercury bioremediation, including the genetic engineering of bacteria and plants, and discuss options for the future read more ...
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Horizontal Gene Transfer in Microorganisms
Edited by: M. Pilar Francino   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-10-2. Ebook: 978-1-908230-72-0
"a valuable source of ideas, facts and references" (Microbiol. Today); "state of the art information ... up-to-date" (Int. Micro.); "a good overview" (Ecotoxicology) read more ...
Microbial Ecological Theory: Current Perspectives
Edited by: Lesley A. Ogilvie and Penny R. Hirsch   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-09-6. Ebook: 978-1-908230-71-3
"thought-provoking ... a useful reference book" (Microbiol. Today); "insightful contributions" (ASM Microbe) read more ...
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Two-Component Systems in Bacteria
Edited by: Roy Gross and Dagmar Beier   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-08-9. Ebook: 978-1-912530-46-5
"a useful addition to any research group" (Microbiol. Today); "I recommend this book to every student and senior scientist" (Biospektrum) read more ...
Foodborne and Waterborne Bacterial Pathogens: Epidemiology, Evolution and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Shah M. Faruque   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-06-5. Ebook: 978-1-912530-39-7
"a wealth of detailed, up-to-date information" (Microbiol. Today); "an excellent foundation" (Clin. Inf. Dis.) read more ...
Stress Response in Microbiology
Edited by: Jose M. Requena   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-04-1. Ebook: 978-1-912530-44-1
"well and sensibly illustrated" (Micro. Today); "well-written and informative" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Bacterial Regulatory Networks
Edited by: Alain A.M. Filloux   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-908230-03-4. Ebook: 978-1-912530-41-0
"a competent and current overview" (Biospektrum) read more ...
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Microbial Biofilms: Current Research and Applications
Edited by: Gavin Lear and Gillian D. Lewis   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-904455-96-7. Ebook: 978-1-912530-50-2
"a useful update" (Micro. Today); "highly recommended" (Biospektrum); "highly recommended" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Extremophiles: Microbiology and Biotechnology
Edited by: Roberto Paul Anitori   Published: 2012
Book: 978-1-904455-98-1. Ebook: 978-1-912530-54-0
"highlights current areas of research" (IFIS); "a good overview" (Biospektrum); "recommended" (Micro. Today); "essential reading" (Fungal Diversity) read more ...
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Metagenomics: Current Innovations and Future Trends
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-87-5. Ebook: 978-1-912530-56-4
"consistent coverage" (BookNews); "a valuable reference book" (Microbiol. Today); "state-of-the art information" (IMA Fungus); "an in-depth analysis" (Future Micro.) read more ...
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Nitrogen Cycling in Bacteria: Molecular Analysis
Edited by: James W. B. Moir   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-86-8. Ebook: 978-1-912530-63-2
"a snapshot of the current understanding" (Book News); "strongly recommended" (Microbiol. Today); "a major reference for many years to come" (ASM Microbe) read more ...
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Microbial Bioremediation of Non-metals: Current Research
Edited by: Anna-Irini Koukkou   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-83-7. Ebook: 978-1-912530-59-5
An essential reference resource for everyone interested in the bioremediation of organic pollutants read more ...
PCR Troubleshooting and Optimization: The Essential Guide
Edited by: Suzanne Kennedy and Nick Oswald   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-72-1. Ebook: 978-1-912530-71-7
"an essential book ... a valuable tool to all those interested in PCR" (Doodys); "an essential guide" Aus. J. Med. Sci read more ...
Environmental Microbiology: Current Technology and Water Applications
Edited by: Keya Sen and Nicholas J. Ashbolt   Published: 2011
Book: 978-1-904455-70-7. Ebook: 978-1-912530-77-9
"very helpful to researchers" (SciTech Book News); "a valuable resource for many years to come" (Microbiol. Today); "comprehensive and useful" (Quar. Rev. Biol.) read more ...
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Nanotechnology in Water Treatment Applications
Edited by: T. Eugene Cloete, Michele de Kwaadsteniet, Marelize Botes and J. Manuel López-Romero   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-66-0. Ebook: 978-1-912530-84-7
State-of-the-art research and development in nanomaterials and their application in water treatment, purification and disinfection. Nanotechnology applications in microbiology and water treatment read more ...
Metagenomics: Theory, Methods and Applications
Edited by: Diana Marco   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-54-7. Ebook: 978-1-912530-94-6
"an excellent resource" (Doodys); "recommended" (Arzneimittelforschung/Drug Research); "highly recommended" (Microbiol. Today); "extremely well-written, easy to read, and highly informative" (Quart. Rev. Biol.); "highly recommended" (Biotechnol. J.) read more ...
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Environmental Molecular Microbiology
Edited by: Wen-Tso Liu and Janet K. Jansson   Published: 2010
Book: 978-1-904455-52-3. Ebook: 978-1-912530-91-5
"highly recommended ... invaluable" (International Microbiology) read more ...
Plant Pathogenic Bacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Robert W. Jackson   Published: 2009
Book: 978-1-904455-37-0. Ebook: 978-1-913652-15-9
The most important developments in the field. An invaluable, up-to-date summary of the molecular biology and genomics of plant pathogenic bacteria. A timely review of the current and most topical areas of research read more ...
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Corynebacteria: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Andreas Burkovski   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-30-1. Ebook: 978-1-913652-09-8
The current molecular biology toolbox available for Corynebacterium including global analyses techniques and the latest research discoveries read more ...
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Archaea: New Models for Prokaryotic Biology
Edited by: Paul Blum   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-27-1. Ebook: 978-1-910190-98-2
Focuses on molecular biology and genomics. Include metal biology, redox chemistry, respiration, sugar catabolism, nucleic acid modification, DNA replication, repair and recombination, signal transduction and transcriptomics read more ...
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Legionella: Molecular Microbiology
Edited by: Klaus Heuner and Michele Swanson   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-26-4. Ebook: 978-1-913652-23-4
The main focus of the book is the current state of many of the most critical features of Legionella. Internationally renowned authors have contributed chapters describing and discussing the latest research findings with an emphasis on molecular aspects read more ...
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Molecular Oral Microbiology
Edited by: Anthony H. Rogers   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-24-0. Ebook: 978-1-913652-24-1
A panel of experts discuss the molecular biology of micro-organisms involved in the two major dental diseases: caries and periodontal disease read more ...
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Microbial Biodegradation: Genomics and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Eduardo Díaz   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-17-2. Ebook: 978-1-913652-20-3
Biodegradation of aromatics, molecular detection, predictive modelling, regulatory networks, bioavailability, chemotaxis, transport, functional genomics, and much more read more ...
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The Cyanobacteria: Molecular Biology, Genomics and Evolution
Edited by: Antonia Herrero and Enrique Flores   Published: 2008
Book: 978-1-904455-15-8. Ebook: 978-1-913652-21-0
The expertise and enthusiasm of an international panel of leading cyanobacterial researchers provides a state-of-the art overview of the field read more ...
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Bacillus: Cellular and Molecular Biology
Edited by: Peter Graumann   Published: 2007
Book: 978-1-904455-12-7. Ebook: 978-1-913652-29-6
An overview of the current research areas and a picture of the major cytological aspects of a model bacterium read more ...
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