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Fungi Around Some Aquatic Bodies in Andhra Pradesh, India

Flora / Fauna

By: Vasant Rao(Author), C Manoharachary(Author), G Suresh Kumar(Author), K Subodh(Author)

167 pages, colour photos

BSP Books Pvt. Ltd

Hardback | Jan 2004 | #201313 | ISBN: 817800058X
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Fungi Around Some Aquatic Bodies in Andhra Pradesh, India is the outcome of research in the field of mycology and plant pathology. It encompasses major groups of fungi. The book is intended for students of botany, microbiology, biotechnology and agriculture studying fungi. It is also helpful to the plant pathologists, agriculturists, pharmaceutists, biotechnologies, environmentalists and entrepreneurs who intend to create self employment. It presents a kaleidoscopic view of fungi. The taxa are described in simple technical language giving diagnostic characters of the genera with photographs, distribution, and a glossary to understand the scientific terms. References are presented at the end of the book, which form a good source of information.


1. Introduction
2. Materials & Methods
3. Description of the Taxa
4. List of Fungi Collected From Districts of Andhra Pradesh
5. References
6. Glossary
7. Key for Identification of Taxa

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Prof. Vasant Rao, M.Sc., Ph.d., retired Professor of Botany, is engaged in Mycological research. He has published 70 papers and guided 16 students for Ph.D. and visited U K., Netherlands, France, Belgium. He was awarded visiting scientist awards by Netherland Government and British Council, U.K. He has worked in ICRISAT as plant pathologist.

Prof. C Manoharachary, M.Sc., Ph.D. hasan experience of 34 years of teaching and research. He has guided 42 Ph.D.s, published 400 research papers in national and international journals, besides authoring and editing 15 books. Dr. G Suresh Kumar M.Sc. a post-doctoral fellow on fungi in Department of Botany, Osmania University. Dr. K Subodh, M.Sc. M.Tech., Ph.D. has published 5 research papers and worked in this research project.

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