Fungal Biotechnology in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Applications


Dilip K. Arora


Marcel Dekker

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Marcel Dekker

Publication Year 2013


ISBN-10 0824747704

Hard Cover

Edition First
Number of Pages 509 Pages
Language (English)
Dimensions (Cms) 29x22x2.5
Weight (grms) 1382

Contributions from 80 world-renowned authorities representing a broad international background lend Fungal Biotechnology in Agricultural, Food, and Environmental Applicationsfirst-class information on the biotechnological potential of entomopathogenic fungi and ergot alkaloids, applications of Trichoderma in disease control, and the development of mycoherbicides. Additional topics include fungal control of nematodes, control of plant disease by arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, strategies for controlling vegetable and fruit crops, molecular biology tactics with mycotoxigenic fungi and the development of biofungicides, production of edible fungi, fermented foods, and high-value products like mycoprotein.

Dilip K. Arora

Dilip K. Arora is a Director with the National Bureau of Agriculturally Important Microorganisms, New Delhi, India, India, as well as Professor of Microbiology and Mycology at the Centre of Advanced Study of Botany, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, India. The author or coauthor of over 90 research papers, review articles, and book chapters in international scientific journals and books.