Fungal biology /

"Fungal Biology is the fully updated new edition of this undergraduate text, covering all major areas of fungal biology and providing insights into many topical areas." "This edition also focuses on the interactions of fungi that form the basis for developing biological control agents...

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Main Author: Deacon, J. W.
Format: eBook
Published: Malden, MA : Blackwell Pub., ©2006.
Edition:4th ed.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The fungi and fungal activities
  • The diversity of fungi and fungus-like organisms
  • Fungal structure and ultrastructure
  • Fungal growth
  • Differentiation and development
  • Fungal nutrition
  • Fungal metabolism and fungal products
  • Environmental conditions for growth and tolerance of extremes
  • Fungal genetics, molecular genetics, and genomics
  • Fungal spores, spore dormancy, and spore dispersal
  • Fungal ecology: saprotrophs
  • Fungal interactions: mechanisms and practical exploitation
  • Fungal symbiosis
  • Fungi as plant pathogens
  • Fungal parasites of insects and nematodes
  • Medical mycology
  • Principles and practice of controlling fungal growth.