History of Microbiology. Tools and Techniques used in Microbiology. Structures and

comparison of prokaryotic and eukaryotic cells. Morphology, life cycle and economic

importance of bacteria, fungi, protozoa, algae and viruses. Nutrition, metabolism and

growth of microorganisms including effects of environmental factors on growth,

survival, inhibition and death of microorganism.

Level of Study: 200 Level