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Cover for Philippine fungal diversity: benefits and threats to food security.

Fungal diversity plays a vital role in sustaining human life, either benefiting or threatening food security. Benefits that derive from fungi range from food and medicine, to decomposition of organic matter, recycling of nutrients and as plant growth promoters, including biological control of...

Author(s)
Cumagun, C. J. R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Applied mycology.

This book is intended to provide both students and researchers with a broad background to some of the fastest developing areas in current applied mycology. A range of contributions are given to highlight the diverse nature of current applied mycology research. The opening chapter of this volume...

Author(s)
Rai, M.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book
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Cover for Mycology: a neglected megascience.

This paper aims to demonstrate why mycology should be regarded as a megascience: a subject requiring international collaboration to overcome barriers that need to be confronted in the interests of global security and human well-being. The reasons why this megascience has been neglected are...

Author(s)
Hawksworth, D. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Myconanotechnology: a new and emerging science.

Myconanotechnology (myco = fungi, nanotechnology = the creation and exploitation of materials in the size range of 1-100 nm) is a new term that is proposed here for the first time. It is defined as the fabrication of nanoparticles by fungi and their subsequent application, particularly in medicine. ...

Author(s)
Mahendra Rai; Alka Yadav; Bridge, P.; Aniket Gade
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ainsworth and Bisby's Dictionary of the Fungi.

This dictionary, now in its sixty-fifth year, contains more than 21 000 entries and provides the most complete listing available of generic names of fungi, their families and orders, their attributes and descriptive terms. All organisms traditionally studied by mycologists are covered including...

Author(s)
Kirk, P.; Cannon, P.; Minter, D.; Stalpers, J.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998268)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Tropical mycology: volume 1, macromycetes.

This volume, which is the first of the two volumes on the proceedings of the General Meeting of the British Mycological Society in April 2000, consists of twelve chapters on macrofungi in western and tropical regions. The topics covered comprise ectomycorrhizal and floristic studies (chapters 1-4), ...

Author(s)
Watling, R.; Frankland, J. C.; Ainsworth, A. M.; Isaac, S.; Robinson, C. H.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995427)
Type
Book

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