This book aims to give detailed information on various instruments, techniques and experiment protocols of microbiology and soil biology. The beauty of this book as it comprises chapters for the beginner's viz. basic microbiological techniques and media preparation for biologists as well as the incorporation of advanced techniques for post graduate and research scholars. This laboratory manual gives a comprehensive idea about the various instruments, their working, troubleshooting and their applications based on student's feedback, teacher's input and authors own experiences of 14 years of teaching and research.
• Suphiya Khan is presently working as Associate Professor in the department of Bioscience and Biotechnology, Banasthali University, Raj. India. She has fourteen years of teaching and research experience. Her strong background mainly relates to DNA fingerprinting, chemoprofiling, development of nano-adsorbents and Fluoride (F) phytoremediation technology.
• Khushboo Chaudhary is presently a Ph.D scholar in Banasthali Vidyapith (Raj) and has one year's teaching experience. Recently, she is working on phytoremediation of Fluoride. She has published seven research papers in the peer review journals of international repute and three book chapters.