The book includes 56 exercises grouped into eleven sections, namely Introduction, Control of microbial growth, Microscopy, Microorganisms-An overview, Staining techniques, Culture techniques, Physiological characteristics, The Bacterial growth,Microbiology of food. Microbes and environment, and Bacterial genetics. Each section has been introduced with a background information to help the students understand the basics underlying each exercise. The illustrations have been provided in the text wherever necessary to add to the usefulness of the book. Further, review questions have been included at the end of each section.The book also contains composition and method of preparation of Stains, Bacteriological media and Buffers generally used in the laboratory. The book will prove to be useful both to teachers and the students in planning and execution of the laboratory exercises.
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