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Industrial Biotechnology: Problems and Remedies

Indu Shekhar Thakur

ISBN: 9789389795196

INR 425

Description

The last five decades have witnessed a tremendous upsurge in the amount of xenobiotic compounds in the environment by industrial activities, some of them being highly toxic, recalcitrant with high bio-accumulating and bio-magnification properties. The aim of this book is to determine the processes and utilization of raw materials in the industries, formation and release of pollutants (air, water and soil) in the environment, effect and impact of the pollutants on biotic and abiotic components of the environment and finally identifying the physical, chemical, biological and alternating methods for treatment of pollutants in the industrial effluents.

  • Pulp and paper industry
  • Leather tanning industry
  • Distillery industry
  • Dye and intermediates industry
  • Petroleum industry
  • Pharmaceutical industry
  • Pesticides industry
  • Caustic soda industry
  • Thermal power plants
  • Food and beverages industry
  • Heavy metals industry