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Title Oomycete genetics and genomics : diversity, interactions, and research tools / ediited by Kurt Lamour and Sophien Kamoun
Published Hoboken, N.J. : Wiley-Blackwell, [2009]
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Description 1 online resource (xvii, 574 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates) : illustrations (some color)
Contents OOMYCETE GENETICS AND GENOMICS; CONTENTS; FOREWORD; PREFACE; CONTRIBUTORS; Chapter 1 The Evolutionary Phylogeny of Oomycetes -- Insights Gained from Studies of Holocarpic Parasites of Algae and Invertebrates; Chapter 2 Ecology of Lower Oomycetes; Chapter 3 Taxonomy and Phylogeny of the Downy Mildews (Peronosporaceae); Chapter 4 An Introduction to the White Blister Rusts (Albuginales); Chapter 5 The Asexual Life Cycle; Chapter 6 Sexual Reproduction in Oomycetes: Biology, Diversity, and Contributions to Fitness; Chapter 7 Population Genetics and Population Diversity of Phytophthora infestans
Summary This book brings together the knowledge from and tools for genetic and genomic research into oomycetes to help solve the problems this pathogen poses to crops and animals. Armed with the information presented here, researchers can use oomycete data to solve practical problems and gain insight into future areas of interest. . Key Features: Offers an up-to-date coverage of research into oomycetes - which has advanced with biochemical and molecular analyses in recent years; Helps researchers use oomycete data to solve practical problems, like damage to crop and animal resources; Includes a sectio
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Oomycetes -- Genetics.
Animal Diseases -- microbiology.
Host-Pathogen Interactions.
Infection -- microbiology.
Oomycetes -- genetics.
Oomycetes -- pathogenicity.
Plant Diseases -- microbiology.
Form Electronic book
Author Kamoun, Sophien.
Lamour, Kurt.
ISBN 0470475889 (electronic bk.)
9780470475881 (electronic bk.)