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Laboratory Manual of Microbiology

A.K. Roy (Author) M.M. Prasad (Author)

"The present book embodies 15 chapters viz. Preparation of different liquid and solid media, isolation techniques for soil, air, water and seed borne microbes, micrometry, microbial growth, Ames test, assay of antibiotics, antibiotics sensitivity test, bacterial transformation, IMVIC test, growth curve of coliphage, culture techniques from body fluids, acid and alcoholic fermentation and each of which includes protocol of several microbiological practicals prescribed in the syllabi of graduate and post graduate courses of microbiology, biochemistry and biotechnology. Besides these, the book also contains the methods of qualitative and quantitative analysis of air, soil and water borne pathogenic and non-pathogenic microbes and agriculturally important microbes. Authors have prepared this MS with a view to provide laboratory techniques to all categories of UG and PG students to carryout laboratory assignments prescribed in their syllabi. For the convenience and better understanding, most of the methods have been described with help of flow chart and sketches. Authors are confident that the present book will certainly be very useful to learn and handle different type of microbiological experiments in the laboratory."

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About the authors

A.K. Roy

Awadh Kishore Roy professor, University Department of Botany, T M Bhagalpur University obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degree from the same University.

M.M. Prasad

M.M. Prasad - (Born. 1949). Ph.D., F.B.S. Professor Deptt. Of Botany. T.N.B. College, T.M. Bhagalpur university, has obtained his B.Sc., M.Sc. and Ph.D. degree from the same University. He has been actively engaged in research and teaching since last more than twenty five years. He has published sixty research papers in reputed Indian and Foreign Journals and successfully completed several major research projects sponsored by ICAR, UGC & CSIR. The specific thrust area of Prof. Prasad is "Post harvest diseases of fruits and vegetables". He has thoroughly investigated the various diseases of fruits and vegetables of this region and suggested a well suited control measures by using non-hazardous chemical and biopesticides.

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Bibliographic information

Title Laboratory Manual of Microbiology
Format Hardcover
Date published: 31.12.2010
Edition 1st. ed.
Language: English
isbn 9789380235189
length x+200p., Col Plates; Figs; Tables.