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Microbial Diversity of Fishes: A Colour Handbook
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Dhevendaram, K
xiv+305p., col.,plts.,ind., 25 cm
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Weight :  760 gms
Binding :  Hard Bound
Height :  25 cm
Width :  15 cm
Imprint :  Daya Publishing House
Year :  2013
 

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ISBN: 9788170357865
Status: In Stock 
Price: Rs 2000.00  

The book is a comprehensive approach, designed to enable the reader to quickly access the most current information as well as to obtain alternative perspective on interdisciplinary subjects. It is a holistic approach in understanding the subject of microbial diversity in aquatic organisms. Key features of this book include the following: such as that each chapter begins with a list of expected presented and coverage of microbiology applications in agriculture, aquaculture, medicine, health, biotechnology, industry and environment. The book in its coverage is suitable as a text for an introductory course in Fishery Microbiology and Biotechnology in academic discipline at Post graduate level and also in research.

Foreword vii
Preface ix
1. General Introduction 1
2. Survey of Microorganism in Fish, Sponges and Photosynthetic
Bacteria in Polluted Retting Zone 12
3. Microbial Nutrition of Fishes 23
4. Application of Streptomyces to the Feed as Single Cell Protein for Growth of Ornamental Fish 42
5. Microbial Probiotics in Fishes 55
6. Probiotics and Efficacy in Aquaculture 57
7. Microbial Association with Fishery Products 61
8. Complement System of Fish 64
9. Innate Defence Mechanisms Against Bacteria 68
10. Colour Changes and the Chromgenic Variations of the Fish by the Application of the Different Mycelial Coloured Streptomyces spp. to the Feed 73
11. Metazoan Parasites of Fishes 83
12. Microbial Diseases 122
13. Microbial Spoilage in Fish and Shellfish 126
14. Bacteriology of Fresh Fish 129
15. Fish Vaccination 144
16. Methods of Assessing Vaccines 148
17. Vaccination Against Vibriosis 151
18. Vaccine Development 154
19. Vaccine Trials 157
20. Viral Diseases of Fish 159
21. Impact of Pollution on the Outbreak of Microbial Diseases 166
22. Dilution of the Pathological Samples 172
23. Characterization, Classification and Identification 177
24. Fungi: Molds and Yeast 197
25. Characterization of Microbes with Special Reference to Streptomyces spp. 206
26. Microscope 254
27. Immunostimulatory Effect on Fishes 266
28. Streptomyces as Immunostimulant on Ornamental Fish, Vieja synspilus (Flower Horn) 274
Bibliography 285
Index 301

Prof. (Dr.) K. Dhevendaran is a marine biologist and the first Scientist in India who received the D.Sc., degree in Marine Microbiology from Kerala University, Thiruvananthapuram during 2001. Presently working as Professor in the Department of Aquatic Biology and Fisheries, University of Kerala, Thiruvananthapuram.

   

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