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Fungi form an entire biological kingdom, and represent a great diversity of organisms. They are found in the soil, in the air, and on the surfaces of plants and animals. In this Very Short Introduction, Nicholas P. Money highlights the various effects of fungi on living organisms and considers their...
Environmental Mycology in Public Health: Fungi and Mycotoxins Risk Assessment and Management provides the most updated information on fungi, an essential element in the survival of our global ecology that can also pose a significant threat to the health of occupants when they are present in buildings. As the exposure...
In a completely revised and updated new edition, this book covers food and fodder, fungal secondary metabolites and detoxification, biology, disease control and management, symbiontic fungi and mycorrhiza and phytopathogenicity.
The fungi realm has been called the "hidden kingdom," a mysterious world populated by microscopic spores, gigantic mushrooms and toadstools, and a host of other multicellular organisms ranging widely in color, size, and shape. The Kingdom of Fungi provides an intimate look at the world's astonishing variety of fungi species,...
By David Moore
A unique account of life's evolution using the most recent research and weaving evolution of fungi into evolution of eukaryotes.
Plants interact with a wide variety of organisms in their natural growing environments. Key amongst these relationships is the interplay between plants and diverse fungal species that impact plants in complex symbiotic, parasitic and pathogenic ways.
Phytophthora: Symposium of the British Mycological Society, the British Society for Plant Pathology and the Society of Irish Plant Pathologists Held at Trinity College, Dublin September 1989
First published in 1991, this is an account of one of the most intensively studied plant pathogens because of its devastating effects in potato blight.
The fission yeast Schizosaccharomyces pombe is the favoured tool of many productive research groups throughout the world, serving as a useful model for fundamental principles and mechanisms, such as genome organization, differential gene regulation, cell-cycle control, signal transduction, or cellular morphogenesis.
By Xuefei Yang
Demonstrates the crucial roles that fungi play in maintaining forest ecosystems and the livelihoods of rural people throughout the world while providing good practice guidelines for the sustainable management of this resource and an assessment of economic value.