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  • Sclerotinia Diseases of Crop Plantsby G.S. Saharan; Naresh Mehta

    Springer 2008; US$ 329.00

    Sclerotinia is one of the most devastating and cosmopolitan soil borne plant pathogen that infects more than 500 species of plants worldwide including field crops, fruit crops, ornamentals, trees, shrubs and numerous weeds. Annual yield losses due to Sclerotinia diseases exceed over millions of dollars each year world over. Extensive crop damage, lack... more...

  • Ecology of Harmful Algaeby Edna Granéli; Jefferson T. Turner

    Springer 2006; US$ 109.00

    Provides a comprehensive synthesis of the research achievements concerning harmful algae (HA) ecology. This book provides an analysis of HA topics, including: global distribution, ecology of major HA groups, ecology and physiology of HA, HA and the food web, studying and mitigating HA, the human impact on HA and HA impact on human activity. more...

  • Phaeocystisby M.A. van Leeuwe; S. Belviso; C. Lancelot

    Springer 2007; US$ 119.00

    The ubiquitous marine microalgal species Phaeocystis plays an important role in biogeochemical cycles. Phaeocystis has a complicated life cycle, which makes it hard to decipher the role of this organism in ecosystem dynamics and hence its role in elemental cycles. This volume offers a selection of papers that have been presented at the final meeting... more...

  • Proceedings of the Eighteenth International Seaweed Symposiumby Robert Anderson; Juliet Brodie; Edvar Onsøyen

    Springer 2008; US$ 259.00

    Provides a useful reference to a wide range of fields in applied phycology. This work includes papers that cover topics as diverse as systematics, ecology, commercial applications, carbohydrate chemistry and applications, harvesting biology, cultivation and more. more...

  • Transgenic Microalgae as Green Cell Factoriesby Irun R. Cohen; Abel Lajtha

    Springer 2008; US$ 209.00

    Microalgae have been largely cultured and commercialized as food and feed additives, and their potential as source of high-added value compounds is well known. But, in contrast to the large number of genetically modified bacteria, yeast and even higher plants, only a few species of microalgae have been genetically transformed with efficiency. Initial... more...

  • Schimmelpilzeby Ulrich Kück; Minou Nowrousian; Birgit Hoff; Ines Engh; Jürgen Reiß

    Springer 2009; US$ 39.99

    Schimmelpilze ? nützlich und schädlich zugleich Dieses Buch gibt einen umfassenden Überblick über die guten und schlechten Seiten der Schimmelpilze. Nach einer Definition und Einführung in das Thema ?Schimmelpilze" erörtern die Autoren deren Biologie, Physiologie und Genetik. Weiterhin werden der Einsatz von Schimmelpilzen in der Biotechnologie sowie... more...

  • The Mycota, 5by Holger Deising

    Springer 2009; US$ 319.00

    Presents an overview on mutualistic and pathogenic interactions between fungi and plants. This book offers reviews on fungal lifestyles, mechanisms of their interactions with their host plants, signal perception and transduction, and plant defense responses directed against attack by fungal pathogens. It is suitable for students in microbiology. more...

  • Seaweeds of Indiaby Bhavanath Jha; C. R. K. Reddy; Mukund C. Thakur; M. Umamaheswara Rao; Michael A. Borowitzka

    Springer 2009; US$ 209.00

    Describes a total of 198 species of marine macroalgae representing all three major groups of Chlorophyta, Phaeophyta and Rhodophyta collected from the Gujarat coast which is well known for its algal abundance and diversity. For easy identification, this title featurers high resolution colour pictures of each species in its natural habitat. more...

  • Sex in Fungiby Joseph Heitman; James W. Kronstad; John W. Taylor

    ASM Press 2007; US$ 169.95

    Studies on the major groups within the fungal kingdom have provided significant and wide-ranging contributions on the molecular bases by which sexual identity and reproduction are defined and controlled. more...

  • Physiology and Geneticsby Timm Anke

    Springer 2009; US$ 319.00

    In the last decade the discipline of mycology has been substantially changed by new research technologies. In particular DNA-based tools for the investigation of fungal taxonomy, signal transduction and regulation, and biosynthetic potential have accelerated advances in mycological knowledge. This volume presents a selection of exciting issues on basic... more...