Microbial Models

P. Vadasz, A. S. Vadasz

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5 Scopus citations


The variety of models that are currently being used in 'predictive microbiology' or 'microbial ecology' aiming at reproducing the growth curve of microorganisms are being reviewed in the present paper. The major problems linked to the present state of the art of modeling single strain microorganism growth are emphasized and a direction forward is proposed.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationEncyclopedia of Ecology, Five-Volume Set
PublisherElsevier Inc.
Number of pages21
ISBN (Electronic)9780080914565
ISBN (Print)9780080454054
StatePublished - Jan 1 2008


  • Ecological modeling
  • Microorganism growth
  • Population Dynamics

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Agricultural and Biological Sciences(all)
  • Environmental Science(all)


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