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Structure and Dynamics of Fungal Populations

Series: Population and Community Biology Series Volume: 25

Edited By: James J Worrall

348 pages, Illus, figs, tabs

Kluwer Academic Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1999 | #103253 | ISBN: 0412804301
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Includes detailed coverage of all major taxonomic groups for which information is available and key topics in depth, including species concepts, somatic incompatibility, gene flow, role of sexual vs. asexual reproduction, mycoviruses, demography and fitness. Kinds and patterns of intraspecific variation are considered, including quantitative and especially molecular characteristics.


Preface. 1. Brief Introduction to Fungi; J.J. Worrall. 2. Defining Individual Fungal Boundaries; A.D.M. Rayner, et al. 3. Defining Species in the Fungi; T.C. Harrington, D.M. Rizzo. 4. The Evolution of Sex and Recombination in Fungi; J.K.M. Brown. 5. Gene Flow in Fungi; S.O. Rogers, M.A.M. Rogers. 6. Somatic Incompatibility in Fungi; M. Malik, R. Vilgalys. 7. Genomic Conflict in Fungal Mycelia; M. Ramsdale. 8. Fungal Demography -- Mushrooming Populations; J.J. Worrall. 9. Population Structure of Oomycetes; A. Drenth, S.B. Goodwin. 10. Population Structure of Ascomycetes and Deuteromycetes; J.C. Correll, T.R. Gordon. 11. Population Structure of Basidiomycetes; E.M. Hansen, R.C. Hamelin. 12. Viruses in Fungal Populations; M.G. Milgroom. 13. Fitness, Continuous Variation and Selection in Fungal Populations; C.M. Brasier. Index.

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