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From Ethnomycology to Fungal Biotechnology: Exploiting Fungi from Natural Resources for Novel Products

Edited By: Jagjit Singh and KR Aneja

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #108128 | ISBN: 0306460599
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The first multidisciplinary analysis of principles and case studies on ethnomycology and fungal biotechnology, covering biological control, mycorrhizal fungi and applied mycology.


Ethnomycology. From Ethnomycology to Fungal Biotechnology: a Historical Perspective; M.U. Charaya, R.S. Mehrotra. Ethnomycology and Folk Remedies: Fact and Fiction; J. Singh. Some Ethnomycological Studies from Madhya Pradesh, India; N.S.K. Harsh, et al. Some Indian Spices and their Antimicrobial Properties; D.S. Arora. Fungal Biotechnology. Exploring Mushroom Diversity for Pharmaceutical Utility; S.S. Saini, N.S. Atri. Fungal Biotechnology for the Development and Improvement of Insecticidal Fungi; J.L. Faull. Potential Biotechnical Applications of Thermophilic Moulds; A. Archana, T. Satyanarayana. Fungal Biotechnology for Effective Cereal Straw Management; M.U. Charaya. Biotechnology for the Production and Enhancement of Mycoherbicide; K.R. Aneja. Biotechnological Applications of Thermophilic Fungi in Mushroom Compost Preparation; R. Kumar, K.R. Aneja. Effectiveness of Lytic Enzymes in Isolation of Protoplasts from Trichoderma harzianum; S. Kaur, K.G. Mukerji. Timber Preservation: the Potential Use of Natural Products and Processes; J. Palfreyman, et al. Biological Control. A Biocontrol Formulation for Protection of Stored Bamboo from Decay Fungi; N.S.K Harsh, N.K. Kapse. Use of Fungi in the Control of Plant Pathogens; B.K. Singh, et al. Biological Control of Root-Knot Nematode-Destroying Fungi; N. Mittal, et al. Rhizosphere Biology of Root-Knot Diseased Abelmoscus esculentus in relation to its Biocontrol; R. Rawat, et al. Mycorrhizal Fungi. Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in the Control of Fungal Pathogens; M. Sharma. Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizae in Increasing the Yield of Aromatic Plants; R. Kapoor, K.G. Mukerji. Mycorrhizal Root Litter as a Biofertilizer; K.G. Mukerji, M. Bansal. The Application of Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi in Afforestation; M. Kaur, K.G. Mukerji. Vesicular Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi: Biofertilizer for the Future; B.P. Chamola, et al. Mycorrhizal Allelopathy in Trgonella foenum graceum; R. Gupta, K.G. Mukerji. Fungal Pests. Storage Fungi in Edible Agricultural Commodities; A. Pandey, K.G. Mukerji. Seed-borne Mycoflora of Two Under-exploited Legumes: Vigna umbellata and Psophocarpus tetragonolobus from North-eastern parts of India; V. Joshi, K.G. Mukerji. Association of Patulin with Market Samples of Dry Fruit Slices of Quinces (Cydonia oblonga Mill.) from Jammu and Kashmir, India; Y.P. Sharma, G. Sumbali. Comparison between Serpula lacrymans found in the Indian Himalayas and Mount Shasta, California; J. Bech-Andersen. Contributors. Index

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