AG60130: Environmental Microbiology
|Course name||ENVIRONMENTAL MICROBIOLOGY|
|Offered by||Agricultural & Food Engineering|
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Syllabus[edit | edit source]
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Introduction to environmental microbiology, Microbial growth and enzyme kinetics, metabotic pathways; Pollutants: types, nature and sources, analytical techniques in environment monitoring; Pretreatment and handling of hazardous wastes, microbiological and biochemical aspects of waste treatment, characteristics of wastewaters, aerobic and anaerobic wastewater treatment processes: activated sludge process, trickling filter, lagooning process, rotary disc biological contractor, photosynthetic wastewater treatment, effluent disposal and reuse; Biological treatment of solid wastes, Biomethenation, Downstream processing of biological waste treatment processes, Composting and vermicomposting, Biofertilizer, Biofuel (biodiesel, bioethanol, biohydrogen), Bioremediation of heavy metals, xenobiotics and hazardous wastes, Biomarker, Biosensor.