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The Applied Mycology of Fusarium: Symposium of the British Mycological Society Held at Queen Mary College London, September 1982


Series: British Mycological Society Symposia Volume: 7

Edited By: Maurice O Moss and John E Smith

264 pages, b/w photos, b/w illustrations, tables

Cambridge University Press

Paperback | Jun 2011 | #190977 | ISBN-13: 9780521279246
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About this book

This book resulted from a symposium held by the British Mycological Society to bring together the many diverse areas of study of the genus Fusarium. Among the contributors to this volume were scientists working on applied and fundamental aspects of the subject. The book highlights the importance of the genus pathology, animal husbandry, human disease and as biodeteriogens. Yet other Fusarium spp. are sources of useful biochemicals: for example, one species is utilised for the manufacture of microbial protein for human consumption. All these topics are covered in this volume, which with continue to be of interest to a wide range of biologists and students.

Reissue of a book first published in 1984.


List of contributors

1. The Fusarium problem: historical, economic and taxonomic aspects C. Booth
2. The ultrastructure and physiology of sporulation in Fusarium R. Marchant
3. Aspects of Fusarium genetics J. H. Burnett
4. Fusarium and plant pathology: the reservoir of infection D. Price
5. The production and significance in phytopathology of toxins produced by species of Fusarium R. B. Drysdale
6. Fusarium as a biodeteriogen: a case history J. L. Thomas
7. Fusarium as an insect pathogen N. Claydon and J. F. Grove
8. Fusarium infections in man and animals P. K. C. Austwick
9. Mycotoxioses associated with Fusarium C. J. Mirocha
10. The natural occurence of Fusarium mycotoxins J. E. Smith, I. Mitchell and M. L. C. Chiu
11. The detection and analysis of Fusarium mycotoxins J. Gilbert
12. The biosynthesis of Fusarium mycotoxins M. O. Moss
13. Useful metabolytes of Fusarium J. D. Bu'Lock
14. Primary metabolism and biomass production from Fusarium C. Anderson and G. O. Solomons


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