Introduction to industrial microbiology, definition and scope, culture in industrial

fermentation, Nutrition and metabolism in micro-organisms of industrial importance.

Biochemical pathways, the exploitation of micro organisms. Yeasts, moulds, bacteria

and actinomycetes in life processes with particular emphasis on processes on food and

brewery industries. Yeasts as food. Micro-organisms in industrial effluent and spoilage

of industrial materials. Introduction to microbial genetics.

Level of Study: 300 Level