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  • Edible Mushroomsby Barbro Forsberg; Stefan Lindberg

    Skyhorse Publishing 2014; US$ 16.95

    Wandering the woods in search of mushrooms is one of life?s great pleasures. But be careful to pick the right ones! With Edible Mushrooms in your backpack, you?ll know to pick only the safest, most delicious chanterelles, truffles, morels, and more. Author Barbro Forsberg presents forty edible species, and reveals how, when, and where to find... more...

  • Biotechnology and Biology of Trichodermaby Vijai K. Gupta; Monika Schmoll; Alfredo Herrera-Estrella; R. S. Upadhyay; Irina Druzhinina; Maria Tuohy

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 215.00

    Biotechnology and Biology of Trichoderma serves as a comprehensive reference on the chemistry and biochemistry of one of the most important microbial agents, Trichoderma, and its use in an increased number of industrial bioprocesses for the synthesis of many biochemicals such as pharmaceuticals and biofuels. This book provides individuals working... more...

  • Toxins and Biologically Active Compounds from Microalgae, Volume 1by Gian Paolo Rossini

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 159.95

    This book provides a structured account of the existing knowledge of toxic algae, the chemistry of the toxins they produce, the effects these substances exert in humans and wildlife, as well as the strategies envisaged to protect public health and the environment. It covers recent advances in the understanding of the biology of toxin producers and... more...

  • Ectomycorrhizal Symbioses in Tropical and Neotropical Forestsby Amadou M. Bâ; Krista L. McGuire; Abdala G. Diédhiou

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 139.95

    Ectomycorrhizal symbiosis plays a major role in biodiversity and stability of ecosystems in tropical forests. It is a research imperative in tropical and neotropical forest ecosystems because they contain ecologically and economically important tree species. This book provides an overview of the knowledge of ECM symbioses in tropical and neotropical... more...

  • Pleurotus Nebrodensisby Giuseppe Venturella; Maria Letizia Gargano; Georgios I. Zervakis

    Bentham Science Publishers 2013; US$ 49.00

    First described by Giuseppe Inzenga in 1863 as "the most delicious mushroom of the Sicilian mycological flora", Pleurotus nebrodensis remains today a prized species , especially in the Mediterranean. Pleurotus nebrodensis was sought after since ancient times as a delicious mushroom in the Madonie mountains of Sicily. Tourists and local people... more...

  • Mushroomby Cynthia D. Bertelsen

    Reaktion Books 2013; US$ 18.00

     Known as the meat of the vegetable world, mushrooms have their ardent supporters as well as their fierce detractors. Hobbits go crazy over them, while Diderot thought they should be “sent back to the dung heap where they are born.” In Mushroom , Cynthia D. Bertelsen examines the colorful history of these divisive edible fungi. As... more...

  • Yarrowia lipolyticaby Gerold Barth

    Springer 2013; US$ 189.00

    Due to various special physiological features and a genome that greatly differs in structure, gene content and organization from other yeasts, Y. lipolytica is widely used as a host system. With its characteristics, such as the ability to grow on lipids or grease, to accumulate oil and the high capacity for secretion of proteases and lipases, the yeast... more...

  • Advances in Microbial Food Safetyby J Sofos

    Elsevier Science 2013; US$ 280.00

    New research, outbreaks of foodborne disease and changes to legislation mean that food microbiology research is constantly evolving. Advances in microbial food safety: Volume 1 summarises the key trends in this area for the food industry. The book begins with an introductory chapter discussing food safety management systems from the past to the present... more...

  • England's Rare Mosses and Liverwortsby Ron D. Porley

    Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 40.00

    This is the first book to cover England's rare and threatened mosses and liverworts, collectively known as bryophytes. As a group, they are the most ancient land plants and occupy a unique position in the colonization of the Earth by plant life. However, many are at risk from habitat loss, pollution, climate change, and other factors. Britain is one... more...

  • Yarrowia lipolyticaby Gerold Barth

    Springer 2013; US$ 209.00

    Due to various special physiological features and a genome that greatly differs in structure, gene content and organization from other yeasts, Y. lipolytica is widely used as a model organism. With its characteristics, such as the ability to accumulate oil and the high capacity for secretion of proteases and lipases, the yeast is also of great interest... more...