Bioremediation Techniques (CH867)


M.Tech (IBT)


Elective Courses (Ele)

Credits (L-T-P): 

03 (3-0-0)


Introduction to 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 Eco-friendly 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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