A Field Guide to Bacteria (Comstock Books) by Betsey Dexter Dyer

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Published by Cornell University Press .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Bacteriology,
  • NATURAL HISTORY, COUNTRY LIFE & PETS,
  • Popular science,
  • Reference works,
  • Reference,
  • Identification,
  • Science,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Biotechnology,
  • Life Sciences - Bacteriology,
  • Handbooks, manuals, etc,
  • Bacteria,
  • Microbial ecology

Book details

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages368
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9444955M
ISBN 100801439027
ISBN 109780801439025

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Betsey Dexter Dyer has written a book in "A Field Guide to Bacteria" that, once it is opened, you wonder why no one has written before. The premise is so obvious that it seems to have been totally overlooked. Location, visual appearance, activity, smell and other characteristics that do not always require a high-powered microscope can be used Cited by: I think this is a cool book, not just a cool field guide.

It was written as a “field guide,” but it could easily serve as a popular introduction to microbiology. It would serve this latter purpose far better than, say, A Very Short Introduction to Microbiology, a book I do not recommend/5. This book is the kind of book you read slowly, to digest the information, so to speak.

The chapter about gram positive bacteria, food and drink,s and symbiotic bacteria assist with food digesting were the most interesting chapters, Chocolate, vanilla, A Field Guide to Bacteria book and coffee have all been fermented and in Indonesia luwak beans (a variety of coffee) are fermented in the gut of civet cats, proving I /5(8).

The guide wouldn't just be a static book. Eisen, a field guide junky, has dozens of those, but he's also enthralled by iBird, an iPhone app replete with pictures and songs and spotting tips.

A Field Guide to Bacteria brings current thought about bacteria into everyday concepts of life." E-Streams "Since bacteria themselves are generally not able to be seen without the aid of a strong microscope, the aim of this book is to help identify the presence of certain bacteria by macroscopic field marks—characteristics that can be Brand: Cornell University Press.

Many groups of bacteria can be easily identified in the field (or in the refrigerator) without a microscope. Written for curious souls of all ages, A Field Guide to Bacteria opens our eyes—and noses and ears—to this hidden (or neglected) world around us.2/5(1).

Many groups of bacteria can be easily identified in the field (or in the refrigerator) without a microscope. Written for curious souls of all ages, A Field Guide to Bacteria opens our eyes-and noses and ears-to this hidden (or neglected) world around us.

Useful illustrations, including color photographs, accompany Dyer's lively text throughout/5(79). A Field Guide to Bacteria Published by User, 10 years ago This is a good book for those who want more information regarding deadly infections.5/5(5).

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After all, most of the subject matter is invisible to the unaided eye. There's an overview in the Introduction of the role germs have played in the life of humans/5. A Field Guide to Bacteria brings current thought about bacteria into everyday concepts of life."-Douglas Zook, Boston University.

"Bacteria are very important in human lives and in natural and engineered environments where they mediate extremely important processes from disease to nutrient cycling/5(78). Leaving apart the Introduction and the Guide to ha bitats which make up 33 pages, the rest is an 18 chapter ( pgs) compendium of most of the large groups of bacteria (excluding most of the pathogenic ones) the author recognizes in the included phylogenetic tree.

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IN COLLECTIONS. Books to :   Bacteria swim as individuals, but swarming bacteria move in side-by-side cell groups called ra17,20,24,26,29,36,49,61,62, Raft formation is dynamic: cells recruited to a Cited by: This isn't a book on how to avoid and other nefarious bacteria that invade our food and homes, but an amateur naturalist's guide to all sorts of bacteria that can be seen (and smelled.

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Background: inspired by a post by Jonathan Eisen on his blog ‘the tree of life’, I wrote a little post on ‘a Field Guide to the Bacteria’ last year. Both our posts were about the rather megalomaniacal (in a good way) idea of sampling, sequencing and identifying bacteria from the environment in ‘real time’.

In a fascinating guide perfect for naturalists, students, teachers, and tourists alike, Betsey Dexter Dyer lets the reader know that it is possible to observe bacteria with all the senses. Many groups of bacteria can be easily identified in the field (or in the refrigerator) without a microscope.

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