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  • Marine Algae Extractsby Se-Kwon Kim; Katarzyna Chojnacka

    Wiley 2015; US$ 303.95

    Designed as the primary reference for the biotechnological use of macroalgae, this comprehensive handbook covers the entire value chain from the cultivation of algal biomass to harvesting and processing it, to product extraction and formulation. In addition to covering a wide range of product classes, from polysaccharides to terpenes and from enyzmes... more...

  • Freshwater Algaeby Edward G. Bellinger; David C. Sigee

    Wiley 2015; US$ 107.50

    This is the second edition of Freshwater Algae ; thepopular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquelycombines practical information on sampling and experimentaltechniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a keyto identify the more frequently-occurring organisms.  Fullyrevised,  it describes major bioindicator... more...

  • Mushrooms of West Virginia and the Central Appalachiansby William C. Roody

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 35.00

    With its dense forests and plentiful rainfall, West Virginia and the rest of the Central Appalachian region is an almost perfect habitat for hundreds of varieties of wild mushrooms. For the mushroom hunter, this vast bounty provides sheer delight and considerable challenge, for every outdoor excursion offers the chance of finding a mushroom not previously... more...

  • Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 2by Gian Paolo Rossini

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 159.95

    Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae: Volume 2: Biological Effects and Risk Management   is devoted to the effects toxic microalgae and their poisonous products exert on living systems and how they may affect human activities. The most advanced information regarding the molecular mechanisms of action of major groups of toxins... more...

  • Marine Algaeby Leonel Pereira; Joao Magalhaes Neto

    CRC Press 2015; US$ 129.95

    This book is divided into three thematic areas. The first covers a revision of the taxonomy of algae, based on the algae portal, as well as the general aspects of biology and the methodologies used in this branch of marine biology. The second subject area focuses on the use of algae in environmental assessment, with an intensive implementation in... more...

  • Fungi From Different Substratesby J. K. Misra; Jalpa P. Tewari; Sunil Kumar Deshmukh; Csaba Vágvölgyi

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 129.95

    The book is comprised of more than a dozen chapters on fungi from different substrates including fossilized leaves. It discusses association of fungi occurring on important plants, some animals, and saprophytic substrates. Besides the taxonomic information, some ecological aspects like distribution and substrate/host preferences are discussed. The... more...

  • Systematics and Evolutionby David McLaughlin; Joseph W. Spatafora

    Springer 2014; US$ 269.00

    This volume includes treatments of systematics and related topics for both fungi and fungus-like organisms in four eukaryotic supergroups, as well as specialized chapters on nomenclature, techniques and evolution. These organisms are of great interest to mycologists, plant pathologists and others, including those interested in the animal parasitic... more...

  • Freshwater Fungiby E. B. Gareth Jones; Kevin D Hyde; Ka-Lai Pang

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 210.00

    Freshwater habitats are rich in fungi with some 3,000 described species, most literature focussing on their identification, substrata they grow on and world distribution. However, these fungi play an important role in the freshwater ecosystem, and are primarily involved in the breakdown of leaf litter contributing food for detritus feeders.... more...

  • Genomics of Plant-Associated Fungiby Ralph A. Dean; Ann Lichens-Park; Chittaranjan Kole

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    This book describes how genomics has revolutionized our understanding of agriculturally important plant-associated fungi. It illustrates some fundamental discoveries about these eukaryotic microbes with regard to the overall structure of their genomes, their lifestyles and the molecular mechanisms that form the basis of their interactions with plants.... more...

  • Mycorrhizasby Manzoor Ahmad Shah

    Springer 2014; US$ 139.00

    The book provides basic knowledge in mycorrhizal ecology, knitted with novel conceptual frameworks and contemporary perspectives, especially in the context of global change. In a fast changing world wherein anthropogenic climate change, biological invasions, deforestation, desertification, and frequent droughts have become routine hard realities, the... more...