The present book spread in 19 chapters broadly deals with basic concepts, historical aspects, microscopy, diversity, cultivation and control of microorganisms, bacteria and viruses at length, nutrition and physiology of microbes, immunology, taxonomy, microbial genetics, and microbes in human welfare and other related aspects.
C. Manoharachary :-
D.Sc. has 40 years of teaching and research experience. He specializes in the areas of Mycology, Plant Pathology, Fungal Biotechnology and Microbial Ecology. He has 16 books and more than 400 research papers to his credit. He has guided 46 Ph.D. students and is at present engaged in research as Emeritus Scientist of CSIR at the Department of Botany, Osmania University, Hyderabad, India.K.V.B.R. Tilak :- K.V.B.R. Tilak, Senior Scientist, National Academy of Sciences, India, Department of Botany,Osmania University, Hyderabad, A.P.