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By J. R. Saunders, J. A. W. Morgan, C. Winstanley, F. C. Raitt, J. P. Carter, R. W. Pickup (auth.), John C. Fry, Martin J. Day (eds.)

This ebook has arisen from the second one eu assembly on Bacterial Genetics and Ecology (Bageco-2) held on the college of Wales, collage of Cardiff which we organised on 11-12 April 1989. The assembly used to be attended via a few 60 contributors from 8 eu nations and was once made attainable via partial monetary aid from the fee of the ecu groups (CEC) and Imperial Chem­ ical Industries (UK) Ltd. The assembly used to be organised to debate smooth advancements within the genetics of micro organism in aquatic and terrestrial habitats. It on from, and complemented, the 1st assembly of this sequence organised through Jean-Pierre Gratia in Brussels in the course of April 1987 which targeted extra on scientific and epidemiological concerns. ! the subsequent assembly may be organised by way of Michel J. Gauthier in 1991 at great, France. when you've got been fired with enthusiasm for ecological bacterial genetics after having learn this e-book, and need to wait the following assembly yet didn't pay attention concerning the one in Cardiff, you need to write to Dr Gauthier to be wear the handle record. much is referred to now approximately bacterial genetics on the physiological, biochemical and molecular point, and bacterial ecology has built quickly during the last two decades. despite the fact that, till very lately, few researchers have crossed the divide and associated those specialisms.

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