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Advances in Environmental Biotechnology

  • Raman Kumar
  • Anil Kumar Sharma
  • Sarabjeet Singh Ahluwalia

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Roshan Gul, Raman Kumar
    Pages 1-11
  3. Rajeev Kumar, Arsum Pathak, Moondeep Chauhan, Sushma Negi
    Pages 13-37
  4. Jagjit Kaur, Sandeep Punia, Kuldeep Kumar
    Pages 39-52
  5. Nipunjot Kaur Soni-Bains, Amandeep Singh, Jashanjot Kaur, Anamika Pokharia, Sarabjeet Singh Ahluwalia
    Pages 53-68
  6. Anamika Pokharia, Sarabjeet Singh Ahluwalia
    Pages 93-123
  7. Prachi Chaudhary, Vinod Chhokar, Anil Kumar, Vikas Beniwal
    Pages 125-144
  8. Harmanjit Kaur
    Pages 145-154
  9. Jagjit Kaur, Teena Pathak, Apoorva Singh, Kuldeep Kumar
    Pages 155-165
  10. Daizee Talukdar, Rohit Sharma, Raman Kumar
    Pages 215-225
  11. Pradeep Dhanwal, Anil Kumar, Shruti Dudeja, Vinod Chhokar, Vikas Beniwal
    Pages 227-241
  12. Ridhima Arya, Raman Kumar, Navnit Kumar Mishra, Anil Kumar Sharma
    Pages 243-263

About this book

Introduction

The book aims to provide a comprehensive view of advanced environmental approaches for wastewater treatment, heavy metal removal, pesticide degradation, dye removal, waste management, microbial transformation of environmental contaminants etc.

With advancements in the area of Environmental Biotechnology, researchers are looking for the new opportunities to improve quality standards and environment. Recent technologies have given impetus to the possibility of using renewable raw materials as a potential source of energy. Cost intensive and eco-friendly technology for producing high quality products and efficient ways to recycle waste to minimize environmental pollution is the need of hour. The use of bioremediation technologies through microbial communities is another viable option to remediate environmental pollutants, such as heavy metals, pesticides and dyes etc.

Since physico-chemical technologies employed in the past have many potential drawbacks including higher cost, and lower sustainability. So there is need of efficient biotechnological alternatives to overcome increasing environmental pollution. Hence, there is a need for environmental friendly technologies that can reduce the pollutants causing adverse hazards on humans and surrounding environment. 

Keywords

Bioremediation Environment Heavy metals Microbial Pesticides

Editors and affiliations

  • Raman Kumar
    • 1
  • Anil Kumar Sharma
    • 2
  • Sarabjeet Singh Ahluwalia
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of BiotechnologyMaharishi Markandeshwar UniversityAmbalaIndia
  2. 2.Department of BiotechnologyMaharishi Markandeshwar UniversityAmbalaIndia
  3. 3.Department of BiotechnologyGeneral Shivdev Singh Diwan Gurbachan Singh Khalsa CollegePatialaIndia

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