University of Guelph

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar


Course Description

65-414 Soil Microbiology F(3-0)

Ecology, physiology, and biotechnological applications of soil microorganisms with an emphasis on N2-fixation, denitrification, and transport mechanisms essential in microbial metabolism. Current topics such as DNA extraction from soil, polymerase chain reaction (PCR) and its use in soil microbiology, plasmids in soil bacteria, manipulation of degradative genes, gene transfer in soil, bacterial survival in soil and metal-resistance mechanisms in soil microorganisms will be presented. Department of Environmental Biology.

Prerequisites: 65-100.

1996-97 Undergraduate Calendar
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