Chapter 14. Biotechnology and Biological Diversity

  1. Prof. Dr. H.-J. Rehm2 and
  2. Dr. G. Reed3
  1. Masao Kawai

Published Online: 7 MAY 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch14o

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

Biotechnology Set, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kawai, M. (2001) Biotechnology and Biological Diversity, in Biotechnology Set, Second Edition (eds H.-J. Rehm and G. Reed), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527620999.ch14o

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Institut für Mikrobiologie, Universität Münster, Corrensstraße 3, D-4400 Münster

  2. 3

    2131 N. Summit Ave., Apartment #304, Milwaukee, WI 53202-1347, USA

Author Information

  1. Tokyo 105, Japan

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 MAY 2008
  2. Published Print: 10 MAY 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527257621

Online ISBN: 9783527620999



  • organisms;
  • tropical regions;
  • geographical regions;
  • conservation-protection;
  • biological diversity


The prelims comprise:

  • Biological Diversity in the Tropics

  • Humans and Nature in Tropical Regions

  • Current Situation Concerning the Conservation and Utilization of Tropical Forests

  • Useful Products Found in Tropical Forests

  • Research Facilities and Organizations in Tropical Areas

  • International Trends Related to the Conservation and Utilization of Biological Resources

  • Present State and Potential of Biotechnology for the Conservation and Utilization of Tropical Forests

  • Summary and Proposals