Bioremediation: Panacea or fad?
This is list of 7 readings that you all might select from. There are
not too many non-technical articles or books in bioremediation.
Baker, K.H.; Herson, D.S. 1994. Bioremediation. New York.
Bouwer, E.J.; Zehnder, A.J.B. 1993. Bioremediation of organic
microbial metabolism to work. Trends in biotechnology. 11 (8):
Broda, P. 1992 Sep. Using microorganims for biomediation: the
to implementation. Trends in biotechnology. 10 (9): 303-304.
Caplan, J.A. 1993. The worldwide bioremediation industry:prospects for
profit. Trends in biotechnology 11 (8): 320-323.
Day, S.M. 1992. Accessing bioremediation technologies via tech
transfer from government & industry. Genetic engineering news. 12
(10): 4, 11
Glazer, A.N.; Nikaido, H. 1995. Microbial Biotechnology. New York.
Rudolph, F.B,; McIntire, L.V. 1996. Biotechnology: Science,
engineering and ethical challenges for the 21st century. Washington, DC: Joseph
Two recent articles in The American Biology Teacher, Jan. '97, Vol.
59 (1) are: "An Exercise in Biological Control" which opens with a quote from
Rachel Carson (Silent Spring, 1962) about natural controls of insects.
It is on pp.36-43, by John Lennox and Michael Duke. It is followed by
a second article on natural compounds with antimicrobial activity.