Environmental Biotechnology - Theory and Application

Environmental Biotechnology - Theory and Application

Environmental Biotechnology - Theory and Application

302 Pages ·2004·3.38 MB ·English

Environmental Biotechnology - Theory and Application

Environmental


Biotechnology


Theory and Application


Gareth M. Evans


Judith C. Furlong


University of Durham, UK and Taeus Biotech Ltd Environmental


Biotechnology Environmental


Biotechnology


Theory and Application


Gareth M. Evans


Judith C. Furlong


University of Durham, UK and Taeus Biotech Ltd Copyrightuf6d92003 JohnWiley&SonsLtd,TheAtrium,SouthernGate,Chichester,


WestSussexPO198SQ,England


+


Telephone( 44)1243779777


Email(forordersandcustomerserviceenquiries):cs-books@wiley.co.uk


VisitourHomePageonwww.wileyeurope.comorwww.wiley.com


DrGarethM.EvansandDrJudithC.FurlonghaveassertedtheirrightundertheCopyright,


DesignsandPatentsAct,1988,tobeidentifiedastheauthorsofthiswork.


AllRightsReserved.Nopartofthispublicationmaybereproduced,storedinaretrieval


systemortransmittedinanyformorbyanymeans,electronic,mechanical,photocopying,


recording,scanningorotherwise,exceptunderthetermsoftheCopyright,Designsand


PatentsAct1988orunderthetermsofalicenceissuedbytheCopyrightLicensingAgency


Ltd,90TottenhamCourtRoad,LondonW1T4LP,UK,withoutthepermissioninwritingof


thePublisher.RequeststothePublishershouldbeaddressedtothePermissionsDepartment,


JohnWiley&SonsLtd,TheAtrium,SouthernGate,Chich+ester,WestSussexPO198SQ,


England,oremailedtopermreq@wiley.co.uk,orfaxedto( 44)1243770571.


Thispublicationisdesignedtoprovideaccurateandauthoritativeinformationinregardto


thesubjectmattercovered.ItissoldontheunderstandingthatthePublisherisnotengaged


inrenderingprofessionalservices.Ifprofessionaladviceorotherexpertassistanceis


required,theservicesofacompetentprofessionalshouldbesought.


OtherWileyEditorialOffices


JohnWiley&SonsInc.,111RiverStreet,Hoboken,NJ07030,USA


Jossey-Bass,989MarketStreet,SanFrancisco,CA94103-1741,USA


Wiley-VCHVerlagGmbH,Boschstr.12,D-69469Weinheim,Germany


JohnWiley&SonsAustraliaLtd,33ParkRoad,Milton,Queensland4064,Australia


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Singapore129809


JohnWiley&SonsCanadaLtd,22WorcesterRoad,Etobicoke,Ontario,CanadaM9W1L1


Evans,Gareth(GarethM.)


Environmentalbiotechnology:theoryandapplication/byGarethM.Evans,Judith


C.Furlong.


p.cm.


Includesbibliographicalreferencesandindex.


ISBN0-470-84372-1(cloth:alk.paper)–ISBN0-470-84373-X(pbk.:alk.paper)


1.Bioremediation. I.Furlong,JudithC.II.Title.


TD192.5.E972003


628.5–dc21


2002027448


BritishLibraryCataloguinginPublicationData


AcataloguerecordforthisbookisavailablefromtheBritishLibrary


ISBN0-470-84372-1(HB) 0-470-84373-X(PB)


Typesetin10/12ptTimesbyLaserwordsPrivateLimited,Chennai,India


PrintedandboundinGreatBritainbyAntonyRoweLtd,Chippenham,Wiltshire


Thisbookisprintedonacid-freepaperresponsiblymanufacturedfromsustainableforestry


inwhichatleasttwotreesareplantedforeachoneusedforpaperproduction. This book is dedicated with much love to:


The late Brother Ramon SSF, friend and mentor, and to


the late Ronald and Delcie Furlong.


JCF


John and Denise Evans.


GME Contents


Foreword ix


Preface xi


Acknowledgements xiii


Chapter 1 Introduction to Biotechnology 1


Chapter 2 Microbes and Metabolism 11


Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Biological Intervention 49


Chapter 4 Pollution and Pollution Control 65


Chapter 5 Contaminated Land and Bioremediation 89


Chapter 6 Aerobes and Effluents 113


Chapter 7 Phytotechnology and Photosynthesis 143


Chapter 8 Biotechnology and Waste 173


Chapter 9 Genetic Manipulation 213


Chapter 10 Integrated Environmental Biotechnology 235


Chapter 11 The Way Ahead 269


Bibliography andSuggested Further Reading 279


Index 281


Environmental


Biotechnology


Theory and Application


Gareth M. Evans


Judith C. Furlong


University of Durham, UK and Taeus Biotech Ltd Environmental


Biotechnology Environmental


Biotechnology


Theory and Application


Gareth M. Evans


Judith C. Furlong


University of Durham, UK and Taeus Biotech Ltd Copyrightuf6d92003 JohnWiley&SonsLtd,TheAtrium,SouthernGate,Chichester,


WestSussexPO198SQ,England


+


Telephone( 44)1243779777


Email(forordersandcustomerserviceenquiries):cs-books@wiley.co.uk


VisitourHomePageonwww.wileyeurope.comorwww.wiley.com


DrGarethM.EvansandDrJudithC.FurlonghaveassertedtheirrightundertheCopyright,


DesignsandPatentsAct,1988,tobeidentifiedastheauthorsofthiswork.


AllRightsReserved.Nopartofthispublicationmaybereproduced,storedinaretrieval


systemortransmittedinanyformorbyanymeans,electronic,mechanical,photocopying,


recording,scanningorotherwise,exceptunderthetermsoftheCopyright,Designsand


PatentsAct1988orunderthetermsofalicenceissuedbytheCopyrightLicensingAgency


Ltd,90TottenhamCourtRoad,LondonW1T4LP,UK,withoutthepermissioninwritingof


thePublisher.RequeststothePublishershouldbeaddressedtothePermissionsDepartment,


JohnWiley&SonsLtd,TheAtrium,SouthernGate,Chich+ester,WestSussexPO198SQ,


England,oremailedtopermreq@wiley.co.uk,orfaxedto( 44)1243770571.


Thispublicationisdesignedtoprovideaccurateandauthoritativeinformationinregardto


thesubjectmattercovered.ItissoldontheunderstandingthatthePublisherisnotengaged


inrenderingprofessionalservices.Ifprofessionaladviceorotherexpertassistanceis


required,theservicesofacompetentprofessionalshouldbesought.


OtherWileyEditorialOffices


JohnWiley&SonsInc.,111RiverStreet,Hoboken,NJ07030,USA


Jossey-Bass,989MarketStreet,SanFrancisco,CA94103-1741,USA


Wiley-VCHVerlagGmbH,Boschstr.12,D-69469Weinheim,Germany


JohnWiley&SonsAustraliaLtd,33ParkRoad,Milton,Queensland4064,Australia


JohnWiley&Sons(Asia)PteLtd,2ClementiLoop#02-01,JinXingDistripark,


Singapore129809


JohnWiley&SonsCanadaLtd,22WorcesterRoad,Etobicoke,Ontario,CanadaM9W1L1


Evans,Gareth(GarethM.)


Environmentalbiotechnology:theoryandapplication/byGarethM.Evans,Judith


C.Furlong.


p.cm.


Includesbibliographicalreferencesandindex.


ISBN0-470-84372-1(cloth:alk.paper)–ISBN0-470-84373-X(pbk.:alk.paper)


1.Bioremediation. I.Furlong,JudithC.II.Title.


TD192.5.E972003


628.5–dc21


2002027448


BritishLibraryCataloguinginPublicationData


AcataloguerecordforthisbookisavailablefromtheBritishLibrary


ISBN0-470-84372-1(HB) 0-470-84373-X(PB)


Typesetin10/12ptTimesbyLaserwordsPrivateLimited,Chennai,India


PrintedandboundinGreatBritainbyAntonyRoweLtd,Chippenham,Wiltshire


Thisbookisprintedonacid-freepaperresponsiblymanufacturedfromsustainableforestry


inwhichatleasttwotreesareplantedforeachoneusedforpaperproduction. This book is dedicated with much love to:


The late Brother Ramon SSF, friend and mentor, and to


the late Ronald and Delcie Furlong.


JCF


John and Denise Evans.


GME Contents


Foreword ix


Preface xi


Acknowledgements xiii


Chapter 1 Introduction to Biotechnology 1


Chapter 2 Microbes and Metabolism 11


Chapter 3 Fundamentals of Biological Intervention 49


Chapter 4 Pollution and Pollution Control 65


Chapter 5 Contaminated Land and Bioremediation 89


Chapter 6 Aerobes and Effluents 113


Chapter 7 Phytotechnology and Photosynthesis 143


Chapter 8 Biotechnology and Waste 173


Chapter 9 Genetic Manipulation 213


Chapter 10 Integrated Environmental Biotechnology 235


Chapter 11 The Way Ahead 269


Bibliography andSuggested Further Reading 279


Index 281


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