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Slime molds are very different from other organisms; they feed as individual amoebae before coming together to form a multicellular organism that has a remarkable ability to move and orient itself in its environment. This book shows how slime molds fit into and illuminate biology as a whole.
This second edition of Lichen Biology was updated, with four new chapters covering lichen genetics and sexual reproduction, stress physiology and symbiosis, and the carbon economy and environmental role of lichens. This is a valuable reference for both students and researchers interested in lichenology.
The roots of most plants are colonized by symbiotic fungi to form mycorrhiza, which play a critical role in the capture of nutrients from the soil and therefore in plant nutrition. This title covers various aspects of mycorrhiza. It presents fresh taxonomy. It discusses the impact of proteomics and genomics...