Environmental microbiology : a laboratory manual /

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Author / Creator:Pepper, Ian L.
Edition:2nd ed.
Imprint:Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2005.
Description:1 online resource (xvii, 209 pages) : illustrations
Language:English
Subject:Microbial ecology -- Laboratory manuals.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Biology.
SCIENCE -- Life Sciences -- Microbiology.
Microbial ecology.
Handbooks and manuals.
Laboratory manuals.
Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Format: E-Resource Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/11151685
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Other authors / contributors:Gerba, Charles P., 1945-
ISBN:9780080470511
0080470513
0125506562
Notes:Includes bibliographical references.
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Other form:Print version: Pepper, Ian L. Environmental microbiology. 2nd ed. Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, ©2005 0125506562 9780125506564
Table of Contents:
  • Cover
  • Table of Contents
  • Preface
  • BASICS
  • MANUAL CONVENTIONS
  • SUGGESTED SOIL TYPES AND TESTS
  • SECTION ONE: Basic Protocols
  • EXPERIMENT 1: Dilution and Plating of Bacteria and Growth Curves
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • EXAMPLE CALCULATION OF MEAN GENERATION TIME
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCE
  • EXPERIMENT 2: Soil Moisture Content Determination
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • EXAMPLE CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • SECTION TWO: Examination of Soil Microorganisms Via Microscopic and Cultural Assays
  • EXPERIMENT 3: Contact Slide Assay
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 4: Filamentous Fungi
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 5: Bacteria and Actinomycetes
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 6: Algae: Enumeration by MPN
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • SECTION THREE: Microbial Transformations and Response to Contaminants
  • EXPERIMENT 7: Oxidation of Sulfur in Soil
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 8: Dehydrogenase Activity of Soils
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • EXAMPLE CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 9: Nitrification and Denitrification
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • ASSIGNMENT AND QUESTIONS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 10: Enrichment and Isolation of Bacteria that Degrade 2,4-Dichlorophenoxyacetic Acid
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 11: Adaptation of Soil Bacteria to Metals
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 12: Biodegradation of Phenol Compounds
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • POTENTIAL HAZARDS
  • CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 13: Assimilable Organic Carbon
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • CALCULATIONS
  • QUESTIONS AND PROBLEMS
  • REFERENCES
  • EXPERIMENT 14: Biochemical Oxygen Demand
  • OVERVIEW
  • THEORY AND SIGNIFICANCE
  • PROCEDURE
  • TRICKS OF THE TRADE
  • POTENTI.