Book reviews from the SGM Quarterly and Microbiology Today


SGM book reviews - Systematics, evolution and biodiversity

L.A. Katz & D. Bhattacharya, Eds  Genomics and Evolution of Microbial Eukaryotes Oxford University Press (2006)

M. Fisher, B. Spratt & J. Staley  Species and Speciation in Micro-organisms The Royal Society (2006)

H.S. Seifert & V.J. DiRita, Eds  Evolution of Microbial Pathogens American Society for Microbiology (2006)

G.M. Garrity, Ed.  Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology Volume 2: Part A, B & C, 2nd edn Springer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG (2005)

C. Wickramasinghe (Edited by K. Wickramasinghe)  A Journey with Fred Hoyle: The Search for Cosmic Life World Scientific Publishing (UK) Ltd (2004)

N.A. Logan, H.M. Lappin-Scott & P.C.F. Oyston, Eds  SGM Symposium 66 - Prokaryotic Diversity: Mechanisms and Significance Cambridge University Press (2006)

R. Nielsen, Ed.  Statistical Methods in Molecular EvolutionSpringer-Verlag GmbH & Co. KG (2005)

O. Ogunseitan  Microbial Diversity: Form and Function in ProkaryotesBlackwell Publishing (2004)

R.P. Hirt & D.S. Horner, Eds  Organelles, Genomes and Eukaryote Phylogeny:
An Evolutionary Synthesis in the Age of Genomics.
The Systematics Association Special Volume Series 68
CRC Press (2004)

R.V. Miller & M.J. Day, Eds  Microbial Evolution: Gene Establishment, Survival, and ExchangeAmerican Society for Microbiology (2004)

A.T. Bull, Ed.  Microbial Diversity and BioprospectingAmerican Society for Microbiology (2003)

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

M. Salemi & A.-M. Vandamme, Eds  The Phylogenetic Handbook. A Practical Approach to DNA and Protein PhylogenyCambridge University Press (2003)

K. Sivasithamparam, K.W. Dixon & R.L. Barrett, Eds  Microorganisms in Plant Conservation and BiodiversityKluwer/Plenum Publishers (2002)

W. Foissner, S. Agatha & H. Berger  Soil Ciliates (Protozoa, Ciliophora) from Namibia (Southwest Africa), with Emphasis on Two Contrasting Environments, the Etosha Region and the Namib Desert. Part I: Text and Line Drawings. Part II: Photographs. Denisia 5Denisia, Museum of Upper Austria (2002)

M. Pagel, Ed.  Encyclopedia of Evolution, Vols 1 & 2Oxford University Press (2002)

H. Harris Things Come to Life: Spontaneous Generation Revisited Oxford University Press (2002)

F.M. Harold  The Way of the Cell: Molecules, Organisms and the Order of LifeOxford University Press (2001)

Volume editors: D.R. Boone & R.W. Castenholtz (volume editors); G.M. Garrity (Editor-in-Chief)  Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology, Second Edition, Vol. 1: The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic BacteriaSpringer-Verlag GmbH & Co. (2001)

F.G. Priest and M. Goodfellow, Eds   Applied Microbial SystematicsKluwer Academic Publishers (2000)

M.H.V. van Regenmortel, C.M. Fauquet, D.H.L. Bishop, E.B. Carstens, M.K. Estes, S.M. Lemon, J. Maniloff, M.A. Mayo, D.J. McGeoch, C.R. Pringle & R.B. Wickner (Eds)   Virus Taxonomy. Classification and Nomenclature of Viruses. Seventh Report of the International Committee on Taxonomy of Viruses Academic Press (2000)

J.E. Strick   Sparks of Life: Darwinism and the Victorian Debates over Spontaneous Generation Harvard University Press (2000)

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

J. McFadden    Quantum Evolution HarperCollins (2000)

C. Tudge   The Variety of Life: A Survey and A Celebration Of All The Creatures That Have Ever Lived Oxford University Press (2000)

J.A. Barnett, R.W. Payne & D. Yarrow with L. Barnett  Yeasts: Characteristics and Identification, Third Edition Cambridge University Press (2000)

R.S.K. Barnes, Ed.  The Diversity of Living Organisms Blackwell Science (1998)

R.D.M. Page and E.C. Holmes  Molecular Evolution. A Phylogenetic Approach Blackwell Science (1998)

K. Horikoshi, M. Fukuda and T. Kudo, Eds  Microbial Diversity and Genetics of Biodegradation S. Karger AG, Basel (1997)

D. Bhattacharya, Ed.  Origins of Algae and their Plastids. Plant Systematics and Evolution Supplement 11 Springer-Verlag GmbH and Co. KG (1997)

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

K. Hausmann & P.C. Bradbury, Eds (1996) Ciliates  Gustav Fischer Verlag

R. R. Colwell, U. Simidu & K. Ohwada, Eds (1996) Microbial Diversity in Time and Space  Plenum Publishing Corporation

M. J. Bishop & C. J. Rawlings (1997) DNA and Protein Sequence Analysis. A Practical Approach  IRL at Oxford University Press

Cyril Ponnamperuma & Julian Chela-Flores (1995) Chemical Evolution: Structure and Model of the First Cell  Kluwer Academic Publishers Group

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

Niall A. Logan (1994) Bacterial Systematics  Blackwell Scientific Publications Ltd

D. McL. Roberts, G. Alderson, P. Sharp and M.A. Collins, Eds (1996) Evolution of Microbial Life Cambridge University Press

Libor Ebringer and Juraj Krajcovic (1994) Cell Origin and Evolution VEDA

Justin P. Clapp (1995) Species Diagnostics Protocols: PCR and Other Nucleic Acid Methods The Humana Press

A.H. Moubasher (1993) Soil Fungi in Qatar and Other Arab Countries The Centre for Scientific and Applied Research

T.E. Brandrud, H. Lindström, H. Marklund, J. Melot and S. Muskos (1995) Cortinarius Flora Photographica Cortinarius HB

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

Adrian Gibbs, Charles H. Calisher and Fernando García-Arenal (1995) Molecular Basis of Virus Evolution Cambridge University Press

F.A. Murphy, C.M. Fauquet, D.H.L. Bishop, S.A. Ghabrial, A.W. Jarvis, G.P. Martelli, M.A. Mayo and M.D. Summers (1995) Virus Taxonomy Springer-Verlag KG

Fergus G. Priest, A. Ramos-Cormenzana and B.J. Tindall (1994) Bacterial Diversity and Systematics Plenum Publishing Corporation

Last updated 28 January 2008