Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World

Environmental Biotechnology Vol. 3

Editors: Gothandam, K., Ranjan, S., Dasgupta, N., Lichtfouse, E. (Eds.)

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  • Highlights recent developments on applications of biotechnology for sustainable agriculture and the environment
    Provides more than 30 tables and unique illustrations allowing fast finding of key information
    Good presentation of the principles and applications of nanotechnology and biotechnology in the environment

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This volume is a collection of informative chapters on various subjects. It provides information on the effects of pesticides on avian fauna, the impact of microbial ecosystems to solve environmental problems, a detailed review on issues in membrane distillations process, microbial sensor for detection of pollutants, microbial biosurfactants, biotechnological applications of immobilised microalgae as well as a review on Biochar production. Most importantly, this book contains a critical review on microbial degradation of plastic wastes and highlights the Biodegradation and Bioremediation of Herbicides.

About the authors

Dr. Gothandam K. M. is Professor in Department of Biotechnology, School of Bio Sciences and Technology, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore. His research interest includes Plant Molecular Biology, Plant and Microbial Metabolites, cancer biology, Environmental Biotechnology etc. He has published many scientific research and review articles in international peer-reviewed journals and also refereed many journals of high impact. 

Dr. Shivendu Ranjan is scientist at the Chaperon Biotech, SIDBI Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, India. He is also serving as a senior research associate, adjunct, at the Faculty of Engineering and Built Environment, University of Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interests include nanotechnology, nanomedicine, science policy and diplomacy. He is associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters and editorial board member of Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment. He has received 20 awards and honors.

Dr. Nandita Dasgupta has vast working experience in nanoscience and is working as Assistant Professor at Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, India. She has worked on Mesenchymal stem cell derived exosomes for the treatment of uveitis. She has successfully engineered micro-vehicles for model drug molecules. Her areas of interest include nanomaterial fabrication and its applications in medicine, food, environment, agriculture and biomedical.She is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters. She has received several awards and recognitions from different national and international organizations.

Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is an environmental chemist working at the University of Aix-Marseille, France. He has invented carbon-13 dating. He is teaching scientific writing and communication, and has published the book Scientific Writing for Impact Factors. He is founder and Chief Editor of scientific journals and series in environmental chemistry and agriculture. He got the Analytical Chemistry Prize from the French Chemical Society, the Grand Prize of the Universities of Nancy and Metz, and a Journal Citation Award by the Essential Indicators.

Table of contents (9 chapters)

Table of contents (9 chapters)
  • Microbial Degradation of Plastics and Its Biotechnological Advancement

    Pages 1-30

    Kumari, Alka (et al.)

  • Biodegradation and Bioremediation of S-Triazine Herbicides

    Pages 31-54

    Rajendran, Kumar (et al.)

  • Toxic Effects of Pesticides on Avian Fauna

    Pages 55-83

    Mitra, Anindita (et al.)

  • Genetically Modified Microbial Biosensor for Detection of Pollutants in Water Samples

    Pages 85-103

    Ganesan, Sunantha (et al.)

  • Integration of Polyhydroxyalkanoates Production with Industrial Wastewater Treatment

    Pages 105-159

    Sali, Safae (et al.)

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Hardcover $179.99
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Environmental Biotechnology Vol. 3
Editors
  • KM Gothandam
  • Shivendu Ranjan
  • Nandita Dasgupta
  • Eric Lichtfouse
Series Title
Environmental Chemistry for a Sustainable World
Series Volume
50
Copyright
2021
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-030-48973-1
DOI
10.1007/978-3-030-48973-1
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-030-48972-4
Series ISSN
2213-7114
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XII, 248
Number of Illustrations
10 b/w illustrations, 30 illustrations in colour
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