Fundamentals and Applications of Environmental Microbiology
Area of Study
Environmental Science, Microbiology
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
OverviewPrinciples, concepts and techniques of environmental microbiology including; morphology, physiology, metabolism and growth of organisms in Kingdoms of Monera, Protista and Fungi; methods
and factors influencing in microbial control in the environment; types, isolation and determination of microorganisms in the environment including water, air and soil; roles and relation of microorganisms to the environment; roles of microorganisms related to biodegradation of environmental contaminated substances.
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