The book Applied Microbiology is written focusing on core syllabus of states of India. The content of the subject is simple and lucid with suitable example, and neat diagrams. The book is also useful to students of biotechnology and pharmacy.
The book has a part of agriculture microbiology, which deals with soil structure, function in plant growth and development, and plant diseases and management. The part on Environmental microbiology covers the role of microorganisms, their importance in food safety and food production. The final part of the book deals in importance of microorganisms in production of chemicals and medicines needed for man. The contents are updated to make the students aware of the recent developments and acquire knowledge of allied subjects in capsule form. The review questions and further readings are also provided for self assessment and knowledge.