ISBN: 978-81-8487-037-4 Publication Year: 2010
Binding: Paper Back Dimension: 185mm x 240mm Weight: 580
About the book
The Fungi, provides a manageable amount of detail, appropriate for undergraduate and postgraduate students. It begins with an introductory discussion of fungi and fungus-like organisms and focuses on the up-to-date account of structure and reproduction in major taxa with emphasis on the main fungal groups. It includes chapters on conservation, cultivation, preservation and major significance of fungal diversity to the overall health and welfare of humans and the environment.
• Chronology of chief mycological events
• Profusely illustrated diagrams
• Study questions
• Multiple choice questions with answers
• Elaborate glossary and references
• Organism/Taxa index
Table of Contents
Preface to the Second Edition / Preface to the First Edition / Acknowledgements / Chronology of Landmark Accomplishments / Introduction / Division Gymnomycota / Division Mastigomycota / Division Amastigomycota / Significance of Fungal Diversity / Culturing and Preservation of Fungi / Conservation of Fungal Diversity / Glossary of Mycological Terms / Internet Resources for Fungi / Questions for Thought and Search for Knowledge / References / Organism and Taxa Index / Author Index / Subject Index.