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Cryptogams

  • 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; Ka-Lai Pang; Kevin D Hyde

    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. This book... 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...

  • The Dictyostelidsby Kenneth Bryan Raper

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 74.50

    Kenneth Raper tells how dictyostelids are isolated, cultivated, and conserved in the laboratory; how myxamoebae aggregate to form multicellular pseudoplasmodia; how fructifications arise by transformation of amoeboid cells into stalk cells and spores; and how similar cells can, under certain conditions, enter a sexual phase. For each known dictyostelid... 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...

  • Fungiby Francis Martin

    Elsevier Science 2014; US$ 214.00

    Advances in Botanical Research publishes in-depth and up-to-date reviews on a wide range of topics in plant sciences. Currently in its 70th volume, the series features several reviews by recognized experts on all aspects of plant genetics, biochemistry, cell biology, molecular biology, physiology and ecology. This thematic volume features reviews... more...

  • An Introduction to Phytoplanktonsby Ruma Pal; Avik Kumar Choudhury

    Springer 2014; US$ 189.00

    The ?book , ?An Introduction to Phytoplanktons - Diversity and Ecology??is very useful as it covers wide aspects ?of phytoplankton study including ?the general idea about cyanobacteria and algal kingdom. It? ?contains different topics related to very basic idea of phytoplanktons such as, types ,taxonomic description and the key for identification etc.... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 37.95

    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...

  • 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...