Book reviews from the SGM Quarterly and Microbiology Today


SGM book reviews - Environment and ecology

E. Diaz, Ed.  Microbial Biodegradation: Genomics and Molecular Biology Caister Academic Press (2008)

J. D. van Elsas, J.K. Jansson & J.T. Trevors  Modern Soil Microbiology, 2nd edn CRC Press / Thomson Publishing (2006)

S. Kjelleberg & M. Givskov, Eds  The Biofilm Mode of Life: Mechanisms and Adaptations Taylor & Francis Group (2007)

C.J. Hurst, R.L. Crawford, J.L. Garland, D.A. Lipson, A.L. Mills & L.D. Stetzenbach, Eds  Manual of Environmental Microbiology, 3rd edition American Society for Microbiology (2007)

G.M. Gadd, S.C. Watkinson & P.S. Dyer, Eds  Fungi in the Environment Cambridge University Press (2007)

E. Paul  Soil Microbiology, Ecology and Biochemistry, 3rd edition Academic Press/Elsevier (2007)

A. Mendez-Vilas, Ed.  Modern Multidisciplinary Applied Microbiology Exploiting Microbes and their Interactions Wiley - VCH (2006)

J.C. Kromkamp, J.F.C. de Brouwer, G.F. Blanchard, R.M. Forster & V. Creach, Eds  Functioning of Microphytobenthos in Estuaries Koninklijke Nederlandse Akademie van Wetenschappen (2006)

S.S. Suthersan & F.C. Payne  In situ Remediation Engineering CRC Press / ITPS (2005)

A.M. Kimball  Risky Trade Infectious Disease in the Era of Global Trade Ashgate Publishing Ltd (2006)

S.K. Collinge & C. Ray, Eds  Disease Ecology Community Structure and Pathogen Dynamics Oxford University Press (2006)

G. Gadd, Ed.  Fungi in Biogeochemical Cycles Cambridge University Press (2006)

R.C. Ray, Ed.  Microbial Biotechnology in Agriculture and Aquaculture NBN International (2005)

A.M. Osborn & C.J. Smith, Eds  Molecular Microbial Ecology Taylor & Francis Group (2005)

J. Talley  Bioremediation of Recalcitrant Compounds CRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2005)

C.L. Moberg  René Dubos, Friend of the Good Earth: Microbiologist, Medical Scientist, Environmentalist American Society for Microbiology (2005)

J. Dighton, J.F. White Jr & P. Oudemans, Eds  The Fungal Community: Its Organization and Role in the Ecosystem, 3rd ednTaylor & Francis Group (2005)

R.E. McKinney  Environmental Pollution Control MicrobiologyCRC Press/Taylor & Francis Group (2004)

G.M. Gadd, K.T. Semple & H.M. Lappin-Scott, Eds  Micro-organisms and Earth Systems - Advances in Geomicrobiology. SGM Symposium Vol. 65Cambridge University Press (2005)

R.M Atlas & J.C. Philp, Eds  Bioremediation: Applied Microbial Solutions for Real-World Environmental CleanupAmerican Society for Microbiology (2005)

B. Ollivier & M. Magot, Eds  Petroleum MicrobiologyAmerican Society for Microbiology (2005)

R.M. Atlas  Handbook of Media for Environmental MicrobiologyCRC Press / Taylor & Francis Group (2005)

E. Ricca, A.O. Henriques & S.M. Cutting, Eds  Bacterial Spore Formers: Probiotics and Emerging ApplicationsHorizon Bioscience (2004)

D. Sigee  Freshwater Microbiology: Biodiversity and Dynamic Interactions of
Microorganisms in the Aquatic Environment
John Wiley & Sons Limited (2004)

M.M. Nakano & P. Zuber, Eds  Strict and Facultative Anaerobes: Medical and Environmental AspectsHorizon Bioscience (2004)

M. Wilson  Microbial Inhabitants of Humans:
Their Ecology and Role in Health and Disease
Cambridge University Press (2005)

J.-M. Gobat, M. Aragno & W. Matthey  The Living Soil: Fundamentals of Soil Science and Soil BiologyScience Publishers (2004)

G.A. Kowalchuk, F.J. de Bruijn, I.M. Head, A.D.L. Akkermans & J. Dirk van Elsas, Eds  Molecular Microbial Ecology Manual, Second Edition, Vols 1 and 2Kluwer Academic (2004)

M. Ghannoum & G.A. O'Toole, Eds  Microbial BiofilmsAmerican Society for Microbiology (2004)

C.B. Munn  Marine Microbiology: Ecology and ApplicationsBIOS Scientific Publishers (2003)

C.L. Greenblatt & M. Spigelman, Eds  Emerging Pathogens: The Archaeology, Ecology and Evolution of Infectious DiseaseOxford University Press (2003)

A. McBain, D. Allison, M. Brading, A. Rickard, J. Verran & J. Walker, Eds  Biofilm Communities: Order from Chaos?BioLine (2003)

S.N. Agathos & W. Reineke, Eds  Biotechnology for the Environment: Soil Remediation. Focus on Biotechnology, Vol. 3B Kluwer Academic (2002)

I.M. Head, I. Singleton & M.G. Milner, Eds  Bioremediation: A Critical Review Horizon Scientific Press (2003)

I.M. Head, I. Singleton & M.G. Milner, Eds  Bioremediation: A Critical Review Horizon Scientific Press (2003)

G.W.Tannock, Ed.  Probiotics and Prebiotics: Where Are We Going? Caister Academic Press (2002)

A. Oren  Halophilic Microorganisms and their Environments Kluwer Academic Publishers (2002)

C.J. Hurst, R.L. Crawford, G.R. Knudsen, M.J. McInerney & L.D. Stetzenbach, Eds Manual of Environmental Microbiology, Second Edition American Society for Microbiology (2001)

A. L. Hart, A. J. Stagg, H. Graffner, H. Glise, P. Falk & M. A. Kamm Gut Ecology Martin Dunitz Ltd (2002)

Y. Taniguchi, H.E. Stanley & H. Ludwig, Eds Biological Systems Under Extreme Conditions: Structure and Function. Biological and Medical Physics Series Springer-Verlag (2002)

L.C. Rai & J.P. Gaur, Eds Algal Adaptation to Environmental Stresses. Physiological, Biochemical and Molecular Mechanisms Springer-Verlag (2001)

R.G. Burns & R.P. Dick, Eds Enzymes in the Environment. Activity, Ecology, and Applications Marcel Dekker Inc (2002)

Gabriel Bitton, Editor-in-Chief Encyclopedia of Environmental Microbiology John Wiley & Sons Ltd (2002)

P. Gilbert, D. Allison, M. Brading, J. Verran & J. Walker, Eds  Biofilm Community Interactions: Chance or Necessity?BioLine (2001)

R.R. Colwell & D.J. Grimes, Eds  Nonculturable Microorganisms in the EnvironmentASM Press (2000)

R.E. Martin, E.P. Carter, G.J. Flick, Jr & L.M. Davis, Eds  Marine and Freshwater Products HandbookTechnomic (2000)

T.R. Glare & M. O'Callaghan  Bacillus thuringiensis: Biology, Ecology and SafetyJohn Wiley & Sons (2000)

J. Walker, S. Surman and J. Jass, Eds   Industrial Biofouling: Detection, Prevention and ControlJohn Wiley & Sons Ltd (2000)

D.H. Bartlett, Ed.   Molecular Marine Microbiology. JMMB Symposium Series Vol. 1 Horizon Scientific Press (2000)

G. Bitton   Wastewater Microbiology, Second Edition Wiley-Liss (1999)

R. Margesin & F. Schinner, Eds   (1) Cold-Adapted Organisms and (2) Biotechnological Applications of Cold-Adapted Organisms Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG (1999)

M. Inouye & K. Yamanaka   Cold Shock: Response and Adaptation Horizon Scientific Press (2000)

D.L. Kirchman, Ed.   Microbial Ecology of the Oceans. Ecological and Applied Microbiology Series Wiley-Liss (2000)

A.A. Salyers & D.D. Whitt   Microbiology: Diversity, Disease, and the Environment Fitzgerald Science Press (2000); d/b Blackwell Science

R.M. Maier, I.L. Pepper & C.P. Gerba   Environmental Microbiology Academic Press (2000)

A.H. Varnam & M.G. Evans   Environmental Microbiology Manson Publishing (2000)

B.A. Whitton & M. Potts, Eds   The Ecology of Cyanobacteria. Their Diversity in Time and Space Kluwer Academic (1999)

S.L. Percival, J.T. Walker & P.R. Hunter   Microbiological Aspects of Biofilms and Drinking Water. The Microbiology of Extreme and Unusual Environments Series CRC Press (2000)

K. Horikoshi   Alkaliphiles Harwood Academic (1999)

H.K. Kuramitsu & R.P. Ellen, Eds  Oral Bacterial Ecology: The Molecular Basis Horizon Scientific Press (2000)

D.G. Allison, P. Gilbert, H.M. Lappin-Scott & M. Wilson, Eds  Community Structure and Co-operation in Biofilms. SGM Symposium Vol. 59 Cambridge University Press (2000)

J. Wimpenny, P. Gilbert, J. Walker, M. Brading & R. Bayston, Eds  Biofilms: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly BioLine for the Biofilm Club (1999)

G. Hardarson & W.J. Broughton, Eds  Molecular Microbial Ecology of the Soil. Developments in Plant and Soil Sciences, Vol. 83 Kluwer Academic (1999)

J.A Thornton, W. Rast, M.M. Holland, G. Jolankai & S.-O. Ryding, Eds  Assessment and Control of Nonpoint Source Pollution of Aquatic Ecosystems: A Practical Approach. Man and the Biosphere Series, Vol. 23 The Parthenon Publishing Group (1999)

G.C. Daily, Ed.  Nature's Services. Societal Dependence on Natural Ecosystems Island Press (1997)

C. Edwards, Ed.  Environmental Monitoring of Bacteria. Methods in Biotechnology, Vol. 12 Humana Press (1999)

P.G. Falkowski and J.A. Raven  Aquatic Photosynthesis Blackwell Science (1997)

H. Griffiths  Stable Isotopes: Integration of Biological, Ecological and Geochemical Processes. Environmental Plant Biology Series BIOS Scientific Publishers Ltd (1997)

G.S. Sayler, J. Sanseverino and K.L. Davis, Eds  Biotechnology in the Sustainable Environment. Environmental Science Research, Vol. 54 Plenum Publishing Corporation (1997)

A.L. Koch, J.A. Robinson and G.A. Milliken, Eds  Mathematical Modelling in Microbial Ecology. Microbiology Series Chapman and Hall (1997)

International Commission on Microbiological Specifications for Foods (ICMSF)  Micro-organisms in Foods, Vol. 6: Microbial Ecology of Food Commodities Blackie A and P (1997)

J. Wimpenny, P. Handley, P. Gilbert, H. Lappin-Scott and M. Jones, Eds  Biofilms: Community Interactions and Control BioLine for the British Biofilm Club (1997)

J. Gwynfryn Jones, Ed.  Advances in Microbial Ecology, Vol. 15 Plenum Press (1997)

T. Fenchel, G.M. King and T.H. Blackburn  Bacterial Biogeochemistry: The Ecophysiology of Mineral Cycling, Second Edition Academic Press Inc (1998)

D.W. Sutcliffe (1997) The Microbiological Quality of Water  The Freshwater Biological Association

D. T. Wicklow & B. E. Söderström (1997) The Mycota. A Comprehensive Treatise on Fungi as Experimental Systems for Basic and Applied Research  Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

J. F. McEldowney & S. McEldowney (1996) Environment and the Law  Addison Wesley Longman Ltd

B.A.M. van der Zeijst, W.P.M. Hoekstra, J.D.A. van Embden & A.J.W. van Alphen (1997) Ecology of Pathogenic Bacteria  Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts

J.F.T. Spencer & D.M. Spencer (1997) Yeasts in Natural and Artificial Habitats  Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

C.E. Pankhurst, B.M. Doube & V.V.S.R. Gupta (1997) Biological Indicators of Soil Health  CAB International

A.H. Fitter & D.P. Stribley (1996) Plant-Microbe Symbiosis: Molecular Approaches  Cambridge University Press

G.R. Bock & J.A. Goode (1996) Evolution of Hydrothermal Ecosystems on Earth (and Mars?)  John Wiley & Sons

M. X. Caddick, S. Baumberg, D.A. Hodgson & M.K. Phillip-Jones (1998) Microbial Responses to Light and Time  Cambridge University Press

Y. Baskin (1997) The Work of Nature  Island Press

R. Y. Morita (1997) Bacteria in Oligotrophic Environments  Chapman & Hall

O. Van Cleemput, G. Hofman & A. Vermoesen, Eds (1996) Progress in Nitrogen Cycling Studies  Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

R. P. Kiene, P. T. Visscher, M. D. Keller & G. O. Kirst, Eds (1996) Biological and Environmental Chemistry of DMSP and Related Sulfonium Compounds  Plenum Publishing Corporation

J. L. Markley, D. B. Northrop & C. A. Royer, Eds (1996) High-Pressure Effects in Molecular Biophysics and Enzymology  Oxford University Press

E. A. Paul & F. E. Clark (1996) Soil Microbiology and Biochemistry  Academic Press Inc.

E Heitz, H -C. Flemming & W. Sand (1996) Microbially Influenced Corrosion of Materials  Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co KG

J. C. Frankland, N. Magan & G. M. Gadd (1996) Fungi and Environmental Change  Cambridge University Press

Eileen J. Cox (1996) Identification of Freshwater Diatoms from Live Material  Chapman & Hall

Richard Dawkins (1996) The Evolution of Life. PC/MAC CD-ROM  Notting Hill Electronic Publishers

F. Schinner, R. Öhlinger, E. Kandeler & R. Margesin (1996) Methods in Soil Biology  Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co KG

F. di Castri & T. Younès (1996) Biodiversity, Science and Development. Towards a New Partnership  CAB International & IUBS

M.J. Hill (1995) Role of Gut Bacteria in Human Toxicology and Pharmacology  Taylor & Francis

James A. Hoch & Thomas J. Silhavy (1995) Two-component Signal Transduction  Blackwell Science

J. Gwynfryn Jones, Ed (1995) Advances in Microbial Ecology  Plenum Publishing Corporation

Hilary M. Lappin-Scott and J. William Costerton (1995) Microbial Biofilms Cambridge University Press

J.G. Ferry (1994) Methanogenesis. Ecology, Physiology, Biochemistry and Genetics Chapman and Hall

R.W. Pickup and J.R. Saunders (1995) Molecular Approaches to Environmental Microbiology Ellis Horwood

Daniel E. Sonenshine and Thomas N. Mather (1994) Ecological Dynamics of Tick-Borne Zoonoses Oxford University Press

Lucas J. Stal and Pierre Caumette (1994) Microbial Mats. Structure, Development and Environmental Significance Springer-Verlag GmbH and Co. KG

D. Allsopp, R.R. Colwell and D.L. Hawksworth (1995) Microbial Diversity and Ecosystem Function CAB International

M. Wood (1995) Environmental Soil Biology, Second Edition Blackie A and P

Julian Wimpenny, Pauline Handley, Peter Gilbert and Hilary Lappin-Scott (1995) The Life and Death of Biofilm BioLine

Jim C. Spain (1995) Biodegradation of Nitroaromatic Compounds Plenum Publishing Corporation

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