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Microbes, man and animals

M. O. Ojo

Microbes, man and animals

the struggle for survival : an inaugural lecture delivered at the University of Ibadan, on 8 May, 1980

by M. O. Ojo

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Published by University of Ibadan in Ibadan, Nigeria .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementM. Ola. Ojo.
SeriesInaugural lecture ;, 1980, Inaugural lectures (University of Ibadan) ;, 1980.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsMLCS 93/07521 (Q)
The Physical Object
Pagination34 p. ;
Number of Pages34
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1454215M
ISBN 10978121208X
LC Control Number93108027
OCLC/WorldCa27430016

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Other scientists were looking at microbes in the wider world—soil, water, or animal bodies—and realizing that the vast majority of microbes were either benign or possibly beneficial. Identify how ruminant animals host symbiotic bacteria. Key Takeaways Key Points. Ruminant animals use a special four-chambered stomach with a unique microbial flora to digest tough cellulose found in the plants in their diets.

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You will learn, as you read this book, that despite their minute size, these organisms form the basis for all life on earth. Their activities produce the soil in which plants grow and the atmospheric gases that plants and animals both use. Human interactions with microbes include both practical and symbolic uses of microbes, and negative interactions in the form of human, domestic animal, and crop diseases.

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Jon Palmer. Unlike gregarious human beings, animals do not hold conventions, and are therefore spared the discomfort and death, visited upon some of the people who convened in Philadelphia in As you probably recall, this was the infamous American Legion convention held at.

Some arrangements and structures of permanent magnets are hypothesized to exert measurable physiological and pathological effects on living tissues when exposed to the resultant electromagnetic field.

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Microbes cause infectious diseases such as flu and measles. There is also strong evidence that microbes may contribute to many non–infectious chronic diseases such as some forms of cancer and coronary heart disease.Microbes and the soil -- Chapter III.

Microbes in air, water, and sewage -- Chapter IV. Microbes in industry -- Chapter V. Microbes and plants -- Chapter VI. Microbes and insects -- Chapter VII.

Microbes and diseases of animals transmissible to man -- Chapter VIII. Microbes and diseases of man -- .Contents Illustrations ix Preface xi 1 Man and microbes 1 2 Microbiology 17 3 Microbes in society 54 4 Interlude: how to handle microbes 5 Microbes in nutrition 6 Microbes in production 7 Deterioration, decay and pollution 8 Disposal and cleaning-up 9 Second interlude: microbiologists and man 10 Microbes in evolution 11 Microbes in the future