ISBN 9780070700383,Fungi And Allied Microorganisms

Fungi And Allied Microorganisms



Tata McGraw - Hill Education

Publication Year 2011

ISBN 9780070700383

ISBN-10 0070700389


Number of Pages 496 Pages
Language (English)

Reference Work

Fungi and Allied Microorganisms is designed to fulfill the needs of undergraduate and postgraduate students of botany. The current trends in the subject are explained in a simple, lucid and understandable writing style. Salient Features Five application-based chapters: Economic Importance Fungi and Biotechnology Mushroom Cultivation Single-Cell Protein Plant Diseases and their Control Rich pedagogy: 288 well-labelled line diagrams to help make the text clear to the reader More than 40 electron micrographs supplied specially for this book by eminent mycologists of the world TABLE OF CONTENTS 1. Introduction 2. History of Mycology (Chronology of Major Events) 3. Fungal Cell: Structure and Composition 4. Classification of Fungi 5. Myxomycota 6. Eumycota 7. Mastigomycotina (General Account and Chytridiomycetes) 8. Hyphochytridiomycetes 9. Oomycetes 10. Zygomycotina (Zygomycetes) 11. Trichomycetes 12. Ascomycotina (Ascomycetes) (General Account ) 13. Hemiascomycetes 14. Loculoascomycetes 15. Plectomycetes 16. Laboulbeniomycetes 17. Pyrenomycetes 18. Discomycetes 19. Basidiomycotina (General Account) 20. Teliomycetes 21. Hymenomycetes 22. Gasteromycetes 23. Anamorphic Fungi (Deuteromycotina or Deuteromycetes ) 24. Economic Importance of Fungi 25. Fungi and Biotechnology 26. Mushroom Cultivation 27. Single-Cell Protein 28. Heterothallism in Fungi 29. Sex Hormones and Pheromones in Fungi 30. Mycorrhizae 31. Lichens 32. Bacteria 33. Viruses 34. Plant Diseases and their Control (General Account) 35. Selected Diseases Caused by Fungi, Bacteria and Viruses Appendix 1: Some Common Culture Media And Mounting Media for Fungi Appendix 2: Countrywise List of Institutions with Significant Collections of Fungi-Fungus Related Websites, And Websites Related to Lichens, Bacteria and Viruses Appendix 3: Classification of Fungi Appendix 4: Glossary of 210 Mycological Terms Appendix 5: Answers to Questions Appendix 6: 136 Recommended Readings