Processes in microbial ecology /

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Author / Creator:Kirchman, David L.
Imprint:Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2012.
Description:xiii, 312 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language:English
Subject:Environmental Microbiology.
Ecology.
Microbial ecology.
Microbial ecology.
Format: Print Book
URL for this record:http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/8772337
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ISBN:9780199586936 (hbk.)
0199586934 (hbk.)
9780199586929 (pbk.)
0199586926 (pbk.)
Notes:Includes bibliographical references (p. 277-301) and index.
Table of Contents:
  • Preface
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. Elements, Biochemicals, and Structures of Microbes
  • 3. Physical-Chemical Environment of Microbes
  • 4. Microbial Primary Production and Phototrophy
  • 5. Degradation of Organic Material
  • 6. Microbial Growth, Biomass Production, and Controls
  • 7. Predation and Protists
  • 8. Ecology of Viruses
  • 9. Community Structure of Microbes in Natural Environments
  • 10. Genomes and Metagenomes of Microbes and Viruses
  • 11. Processes in Anoxic Environments
  • 12. The Nitrogen Cycle
  • 13. Introduction to Geomicrobiology
  • 14. Symbiosis and Microbes
  • References
  • Index