An easy-to-use reference source on the applications and management of biotechnology!
The Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology is a unique resource for state-of-the-art research findings on biotechnological innovations and their potential for commercial exploitation. This comprehensive reference gives you immediate access to information on the application of bioresource technology as it relates to industrial, food, and environmental biotechnology. Practitioners, academics, and researchers representing a wide range of disciplines examine vital issues including the production and applications of microbial enzymes and organic acids, fermentation, wastewater treatment, and air pollution.
The Concise Encyclopedia of Bioresource Technology will bring you up-to-date on advances in the applications and management of bioprocesses, biomass, bioenergy, biological waste treatment, biotransformations, and conversion and production technologies. This vital information has been organized in an easy-to-use format that lets you become familiar with highlights of the most relevant topics and includes photographs, figures, and tables. Issues addressed in the book include:
- agro-industrial residues for bioprocesses
- solid-state fermentation for bioconversion of biomass
- alcoholic fermentation
- food grade yeast production
- treatment of industrial effluents
- anaerobic animal waste environments
- reactors for wastewater treatment
- and much more!