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Tropical Mycology

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Edited By: K K Janardhanan, C Rajendran, K Natarajan and D L Hawksworth

315 pages, Figs, tabs, maps

Science Publishers

Hardback | Dec 1997 | #54043 | ISBN: 1886106630
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Important review of current knowledge, with contributions covering mycology in Thailand, Chile, India, Israel and Southeast Asia.


Evaluation of fungal biological diversity in the tropics - systematics perspectives; inventorying a tropical fungal biota - intensive and extensive approaches; observations on subtropical fungi on driftwood from mangroves and sandy beaches in the Pearl River Estuary; hyphomycetous and coelomycetous genera (fungi imperfect) with a Gondwanian origin; contribution to a study of soil micromycetes of Israel; biscogniauxia, camillea and hypoxylon (ascomycetes) in Southeast Asia; microfungal communities on decaying pine needles in Thailand; the distribution of resupinate aphyllophorales in Tamil Nadu; an overview on the tropical fungi from Mexico; a new species of staphylotrichum from Chile; fungal endophytes of grasses - incidence and distribution in India; freshwater hyphomycetes - a survey with remarks on tropical taxa; myxomycetes in the tropics - distribution and ecology; population growth of tribolium confusum (coleoptera - tenebrionidae) on wheat moulded with wild versus domesticated "koji" strains of aspergillus flavus; molecular systematics of yeast and yeast-like fungi; toxigenic alternarias as food contaminants and their biological effects; the ecology of thermophilic fungi; micro-organisms in wasteland development; cryptococcosis and the ecology of cr. neoformans in tropical countries; tropical subcutaneous mycoses - an overview on the aetiology and epidemitology in India.

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