This book deals with the growth, physiology, behavior and genetics of fungi including their roles in biotechnology. The main activities of fungi are covered as well as ways of preventing and controlling fungal growth. This completely revised and updated third edition is an ideal text for undergraduate courses in mycology.
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Modern Mycology is an established text that continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to fungi. It will appeal to undergraduate students taking courses in microbiology, mycology and biology. This edition has been fully revised and updated to reflect the many exciting new developments in the field, notably those relating to an understanding of fungal cell biology and the application of fungal molecular genetics. The author maintains the tradition of clarity and accessibility set by previous editions, and the text is extensively illustrated with photographs and diagrams.
In keeping with modern teaching, this textbook adopts a functional approach and emphasizes the behaviour, physiology, activities and practical significance of fungi - a group of organisms distinct from all other forms of life. The book contains extensive sections on fungal pathogens of plants, animals and humans, the roles of fungi in major environmental processes, and the use of fungi as biological control agents of pests and pathogens.
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Descrizione libro John Wiley & Sons Inc, 1980. Condizione libro: Poor. Volume 7. This book has soft covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. Codice libro della libreria 2031508