Microbiology: An Introduction(10th Version)
Gerard J. Tortora (Writer), Berdell R. Funke (Writer), Christine L. Case (Writer)
Hardcover: 960 pages
Writer: Benjamin Cummings; 10 version (January 9, 2009)
This #1 promoting non-majors microbiology ebook is praised for its simple presentation of complicated subjects, cautious steadiness of ideas and functions, and confirmed artwork that teaches. In its Tenth Version, Tortora/Funke/Case responds to the #1 problem of the microbiology course: educating a variety of reader ranges, whereas nonetheless addressing reader under-preparedness. The Tenth Version meets readers at their respective talent ranges.
First, the ebook alerts core microbiology content material to readers with the brand new and extremely visible Basis Figures that readers want to know earlier than transferring ahead in a chapter. Second, the ebook provides readers frequent alternatives for self-assessment with the brand new Test Your Understanding questions that correspond by quantity to the chapter Studying Aims. Then, a brand new “visible studying” orientation contains: an elevated variety of the favored Ailments in Focus packing containers, newly illustrated end-of-chapter Examine Outlines that present college students with visible cues to remind them of chapter content material, and new end-of-chapter Draw It questions. The all-new artwork program is modern with out compromising Tortora/Funke/Case’s hallmark status for precision and readability. Content material revisions embrace considerably revised immunity chapters and an elevated emphasis on antimicrobial resistance, bioterrorism, and biofilms. The brand new Get Prepared for Microbiology workbook and on-line observe and evaluation supplies assist readers put together for the course.