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Factors limiting microbial growth in distribution systems.

Anne K. Camper

Factors limiting microbial growth in distribution systems.

by Anne K. Camper

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Published by AWWA Research Foundation and American Water Works Association in Denver, CO .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Drinking water -- Microbiology.,
  • Biofilms.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesLaboratory and pilot-scale experiments
    Statementprepared by Anne K. Camper.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQR48 .C36 1996
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 121 p. :
    Number of Pages121
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL719788M
    ISBN 100898678765
    LC Control Number97106343
    OCLC/WorldCa36806832

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    Plant growth and geographic distribution are greatly affected by the environment. Either directly or indirectly, most plant problems are caused by environmental stress. Environmental factors that affect plant growth include light, temperature, water, humidity, and nutrition. Understanding the environmental factors controlling microbial growth and survival offers insight into the distribution of microorganisms in nature, and many studies in microbial ecology are concerned with examining the adaptive features that permit particular microbial species to function in particular habitats.

    Microbial remediation of pollutants involves the use of microorganisms to degrade pollutants either completely to water and carbon dioxide (for organic pollutants) or into less toxic forms. In the case of nonbiodegradable inorganic compounds, bioremediation takes the form of bioaccumulation or conversion of one toxic species to a less toxic form for example Cr(VI) is Author: Memory Tekere. - Required in large quantities for plant growth than any other of the growth factor. - Solvent for nutrients, minerals, etc.. - Water improves the germination of seeds. - Essential to establish transplanted seedlings. - Essential for faster establishment of the crop. - Essential to facilitate application and distribution of fertilizers and.


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