Subject: Food and Bioproduct Sciences
Credit units: 3
Offered: Term 1 only
Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours and 2 Practicum/Lab hours
College: Agriculture and Bioresources
Department: Food and Bioproduct Sciences

Description

An introduction to the general biology of microorganisms with emphasis on those of agrifood, economic and environmental importance. Topics include microbial morphology, metabolism, growth and genetics; infectious disease and immunity; environmental microbiology and waste water treatment; agricultural microbiology; and food and industrial microbiology. Laboratory practice in basic microbiological techniques and their application to the study of microbial activities.

Prerequisite(s): 3 credit units of Biology and 3 credit units of Chemistry or permission of the instructor.
Note(s): Offered annually. Students with credit for FAMS 212, MCIM 214, or BMSC 210 will not receive credit for FABS 212.

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