Fungal Biology, 4th Edition
Copyright © 2006 by Blackwell Publishing Ltd.
Author(s): Jim Deacon
Published Online: 22 APR 2013 01:29AM EST
Print ISBN: 9781405130660
Online ISBN: 9781118685068
About this Book
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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.
- Provides insights into many topical areas such as fungal ultrastructure and the mechanisms of fungal growth, important fungal metabolites and the molecular techniques used to study fungal populations.
- Focuses on the interactions of fungi that form the basis for developing biological control agents, with several commercial examples of the control of insect pests and plant diseases.
- Emphasises the functional biology of fungi, with examples from recent research.
- Includes a clear illustrative account of the features and significance of the main fungal groups.