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Principles of Microbiology

C. Manoharachary, K.V.B.R. Tilak

ISBN: 9789389976458

INR 425


The present book spread in 19 chapters broadly deals with basic concepts, historical aspects, microscopy, diversity, cultivation and control of microorganisms, bacteria and viruses at length, nutrition and physiology of microbes, immunology, taxonomy, microbial genetics, and microbes in human welfare and other related aspects.


  • History and Scope of Microbiology
  • Microscopy
  • Cell and Cell Organization
  • Diversity of Microbes
  • Fungi
  • Eukaryotic Algae
  • Bacteria
  • Viruses
  • Growth and Kinetics of Microorganisms
  • Growth and Kinetics of Algae and Fungi
  • Biology and Nutrition of Protozoa
  • Cultivation of Microorganisms
  • Control of Microorganisms
  • Microbial Genetics
  • Molecular Techniques for Monitoring Microbial Systems
  • Immunology
  • Environmental Microbiology
  • Microorganisms of the Soil and Geochemical Cycles
  • Microbiology of Food and Industry
  • Microbes and Diseases in Humans, Plants and Animals
  • Utilization and Biotechnology of Microorganisms
  • Annexure
  • Glossary
  • References
  • Index



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