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Applied Mycology

Edited By: M Rai and PD Bridge

336 pages, Figs, illus

CABI Publishing

Hardback | Aug 2009 | #179263 | ISBN-13: 9781845935344
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About this book

Mycology is a major field in microbiology and the life sciences that has important applications in agriculture and the medical, pharmaceutical health and environmental sciences. This book brings together advances in mycology research from different areas of application to provide a current compilation of new technologies and developments in applied mycology.


1. Mycology: an Overlooked Megascience; Environment, Agriculture and Forestry; 2. Arbuscular Mycorrhizal Fungi and Plant Symbiosis Under Stress Conditions: Ecological Implications of Drought, Flooding and Salinity; 3. An Overview of Ochratoxin Research; 4. Improvement of Controlled Mycorrhiza Usage in Forest Nurseries; 5. Fungi in Tree Canopy: an Appraisal; 6. Ecology of Endophytic Fungi Associated with Leaf Litter Decomposition; Food, Food products and Medicine; 7. Brewing Yeast in Action: Beer Fermentation; 8. Genomic Adaptation of Saccharomyces cerevisiae to Inhibitors Involving Lignocellulosic Biomass Conversion to Ethanol; 9. Spoilage Yeasts and Other Fungi: Their roles in Modern Enology; 10. Medicinal Potential of Ganoderma lucidum; 11. Current Advances in Dematiaceous Mycotic Infections; Biotechnology and Emerging Science; 12. Biotechnological Aspects of Trichoderma spp.; 13. Agrobacterium tumefaciens as a Molecular Tool for the Study of Fungal Pathogens; 14. Myconanotechnology: a New and Emerging Science; 15. Current Advances in Fungal Chitinases; 16. Extracellular Proteases of Mycoparasitic and Nematophagous Fungi.

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