Bioremediation Techniques (IB804)


M.Tech (IB)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


What is Bioremediation? Case Histories, Constraints and Priorities of Bioremediation, Bioaugmentation for Bioremediation, Bioreactors for Remediation Processes, Types of Bioremediation, Applications - Examples, Biotechnology and Oil Spills. Biotechnology for Hazardous Waste Management, Xenobiotic Compounds, Recalcitrance, Hazardous Wastes, Biodegradation of Xenobiotics, Biological Detoxification, Biotechnology to Hazardous Waste Management, Pesticide Industry: Tannery Industry and Biotechnology. Paper Industry and Biotechnology. Waste Treatment of Food and Allied Industries: Biological Treatment Methods, Air Pollution Abatement and Odor Control. Solid Waste Management. Novel Methods for Pollution Control: Vermitechnology, Waste Water Treatment Using Aquatic Plants, Root Zone Treatment. Aiming for Biodegradable and Ecofriendly Products.


Biodegradation and Bioremediation Martin Alexander, Academic Press ,1999 Handbook of Bioremediation Robert, Hinchee, Brown, McCarty, Semprini, Wilson,Lewis Pubs, Inc. ,1993 Bioremediation : Principles and Applications (Biotechnology Research) Ronald L. Crawford, Don L. Crawford, James Lynch,Cambridge University Press ,1996 Bioremediation Katherine H. Baker, Diane S. Herson, McGraw-Hill Professional ,1993


Chemical Engineering

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