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The Physiology of Fungal Nutrition

By: DH Jennings

622 pages, 108 line illus, 99 tabs

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jul 2007 | #170434 | ISBN-13: 9780521038164
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Hardback | Mar 1995 | #37115 | ISBN: 0521355249
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About this book

The nutrition of a vegetative fungal colony can be viewed as a web of interconnected processes. This volume provides a mechanistic basis to the subject of fungal nutrition, which takes into consideration biochemical and molecular biological, as well as physiological, information.

Originally published in 1995.

'A real fungal physiology text.' David Moore, Nature


Introduction; 1. Primary active transport; 2. The relationship between membrane transport and growth; 3. Walls and membranes; 4. The vacuolar compartment (vacuole); 5. Carbon; 6. Nitrogen; 7. Phosphorus; 8. Sulphur; 9. Growth factors; 10. Potassium and other alkali metal cations; 11. Multivalent metals (required or toxic); 12. Organic acids; 13. Water relations and salinity; 14. Nutrient movement within the colony; Literature cited; Index.

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