Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology: Volume One : The Archaea and the Deeply Branching and Phototrophic Bacteria, Volume 1
authors accepted comments, criticisms and editing oftheir man A number of institutions and individuals deserve special ac uscripts. It is only because ofthe voluntaryand dedicated efforts knowledgment from the Trust for their help in bringing about of these authors that the Manual can continue to serve the sci the publication ofthis volume. . . ence ofbacteriologyon an international basis. Preface to the First Edition of Bergey's Manual® of Determinative Bacteriology The elaborate system ofclassificationofthe bacteriaintofamilies, The Committee desires to express its appreciation and thanks tribes and genera by a Committee on Characterization and Clas to those members of the society who gave valuable aid in the sification ofthe SocietyofAmerican Bacteriologists (1911, 1920) compilation of material and the classification ofcertain species. has made it very desirable to be able to place in the hands of students a more detailed keyfor the identificationofspeciesthan The assistance ofall bacteriologists isearnestlysolicited in the any that is available at present. The valuable book on "Deter correction of possible errors in the text; in the collection of minative Bacteriology" by Professor F. D.