Agricultural Applications, 2nd Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 3642368212
  • ISBN-13: 9783642368219
  • DDC: 579.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 393 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released May 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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This volume covers the high relevance of fungi for agriculture. It is a completely updated and revised second edition with fourteen excellent chapters by leading scientists in their fields and offers a comprehensive review of the latest achievements and developments. Topics include: Food and fodder; fungal secondary metabolites and detoxification; biology, disease control and management; symbiontic fungi and mycorrhiza; and phytopathogenicity.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
The Mycota.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
Series Preface.
Addendum to the Series Preface.
Volume Preface to the Second Edition.
Volume Preface to the First Edition.
List of Contributors.
1: Food and Fodder.
2: Genetics and Genomics of Cultivated Mushrooms, Application to Breeding of Agarics.
3: Fungal Spoilage of Crops and Food.
4: Fungal Secondary Metabolites and Detoxification.
5: Genetics, Biosynthesis, and Regulation of Aflatoxins and Other Aspergillus flavus Secondary Metabolites.
6: Fungal Toxins of Agricultural Importance.
7: Organopollutant Degradation by Wood Decay Basidiomycetes.
8: Biology, Disease Control and Management.
9: Biological Control of Weeds with Fungi.
10: Disease Management of Phoma Infections.
11: Biology, Diversity, and Management of FHB-Causing Fusarium Species in Small-Grain Cereals.
12: Ecological and Economical Importance of Parasitic Zoosporic True Fungi.
13: Symbiontic Fungi and Mycorrhiza.
14: New Insights into Ectomycorrhizal Symbiosis Evolution and Function.
15: Ectomycorrhiza-Specific Gene Expression.
16: Phytopathogenicity.
17: Rust Fungi: Achievements and Future Challenges on Genomics and Host–Parasite Interactions.
18: The Biotrophy–Necrotrophy Switch in Fungal Pathogenesis.
19: Pectin as a Barrier and Nutrient Source for Fungal Plant Pathogens.
Biosystematic Index.
Subject Index.