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Author Maheshwari, Ramesh.

Title Fungi : experimental methods in biology / Ramesh Maheshwari
Edition Second edition
Published Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, [2012]
©2012
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 337 pages) : illustrations (some color)
Series Mycology series ; 28
Mycology series ; v. 28
Contents pt. 1. The Unique Features of Fungi -- The Hyphal Mode of Life -- The Multinuclear Condition -- Spores : Their Dormancy, Germination, and Uses -- pt. 2. Fungi in Biosphere and Human Health -- Fungi as Scavengers -- Fungi as Symbiotic Partners -- Fungi as Plant Pathogens -- Fungi as Chemical Factories -- pt. 3. Gene Silencing -- Transformation and Discovery of Gene-Silencing Phenomena -- pt. 4. Model Organisms -- Yeast : A Unicellular Paradigm for Complex Biological Processes -- Neurospora : A Gateway to Biology -- Aspergillus nidulans : A Model for Study of Form and Asexual Reproduction -- Ustilago maydis and Other Fungi as Models of Sexual Reproduction -- pt. 5. Adaptations -- Photoresponses and Circadian Rhythm -- Thermophilic Fungi : Eukaryotic Life at High Temperature -- pt. 6. Populations -- Species : Their Diversity and Populations -- Senescence -- A Glossary of Mycological and Interdisciplinary Terms -- Appendix: Naming, Defining, and Broadly Classifying Fungi
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Subject Fungi -- Research.
Fungi.
Mycology -- Experiments.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 1439839042 (electronic bk.)
9781439839041 (electronic bk.)
(hardcover ; acid-free paper)
(hardcover ; acid-free paper)