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  • Flora of tropical East Africa - Marsileaeceae (2003)by H J Beentje

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 10.95

    Prepared at the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew, in close collaboration with the East African Herbarium and in liaison with the University of Dar es Salaam, the University of Nairobi and the Makerere University, this series is designed to the highest academic standards and is a useful reference for anyone concerned with the identification and utilization... more...

  • Fungiby Ramesh Maheshwari

    CRC Press 2005; US$ 149.95

    Maheshwari (biochemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) explains to students and researchers how fungi can be used to investigate such biological mysteries as aging and death; gene silencing; biological rhythm; mating processes; the biogenesis of intracellular organelles; adaptations to hostile habitats where no other eukaryotic organism more...

  • Tropical Mycology, Volume 1, Macromycetesby R. Watling; J.C. Frankland; A.M. Ainsworth; S. Isaac; C.H. Robinson

    CABI 2001; US$ 90.00

    This book is the first of two complementary volumes which describe the ecology, biology, economic dimensions and systematics of tropical Macromycetes. Written by experts in their field, the papers have been thoroughly edited and revised. more...

  • Phoma Identification Manualby G.H. Boerema; J. de Gruyter; M.E. Noordeloos; M.E.C. Hamers

    CABI 2004; US$ 155.00

    This manual provides line drawings and keys for the identification of common pathogenic and saprotrophic species of Phoma in vitro, with references to additional diagnostic literature and documentation of the numerous synonyms formerly used in the phytopathological literature. more...

  • In Vitro Culture of Mycorrhizasby Stéphane Declerck; Désiré-Georges Strullu; J. André Fortin

    Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg GmbH & Co. KG 2006; US$ 319.00

    The technique of in vitro cultivation of root organs has been developed over the past few decades and opens up new ways of studying plant-fungi associations. It is a technical breakthrough, especially for the investigation of the ubiquitous arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi, since these obligate symbionts rely on plant tissue. This is the first book describing... more...

  • Unravelling the Algaeby Juliet Brodie

    Taylor & Francis 2007; US$ 125.95

    Reviews the state-of-the-science and assesses the impact of molecular tools on the taxonomy of algal groups. This text discusses the extent to which these tools extend understanding of the immense algal diversity and revolutionize ideas of taxonomy and classification. more...

  • Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environmentsby Joseph Seckbach

    Springer 2007; US$ 419.00

    Algae and Cyanobacteria in Extreme Environments is a unique collection of essays, contributed by leading scientists from around the world, devoted to algae ??? and some related microbes ??? observed in unexpected harsh habitats, which it seems are an oasis or Garden of Eden for these organisms. This timely book on Extremophilic algae, including its... more...

  • Biology of the Fungal Cellby R.j. Howard; N.A.R. Gow

    Springer 2007; US$ 319.00

    What makes the fungal cell unique among eukaryotes and what features are shared? This volume addresses some of the most prominent and fascinating facets of questions as they pertain to the growth and development of both yeast and hyphal forms of fungi, beginning with subcellular components ? then cell organization, polarity, growth, differentiation... more...

  • The Edible Mushroom Bookby Anna Del Conte; Thomas Laessoe

    DK Publishing 2008; US$ 18.00

    The first fully-illustrated book to not only help readers cook with mushrooms, but also to help them forage for fungi in the wild, The Edible Mushroom Book is part field guide, part cookbook. Beginning in the kitchen, readers learn how to prepare wild fungi for cooking, then how to make sixty mouthwatering recipes from Scrambled Chanterelles to Baked... more...

  • Complete Course in Astrobiologyby Gerda Horneck; Petra Rettberg

    Wiley 2008; US$ 105.00

    This up-to-date resource is based on lectures developed by experts in the relevant fields and carefully edited by the leading astrobiologists within the European community. Aimed at graduate students in physics, astronomy and biology and their lecturers, the text begins with a general introduction to astrobiology, followed by sections on basic prebiotic... more...