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  • Fungal Cell Wallby José Ruiz-Herrera

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 149.95

    Fungal Cell Wall: Structure, Synthesis, and Assembly, Second Edition is a compendium of information on the chemical structure, synthesis, and organization of the cell wall of fungi. Reviewing the past 20 years of research in the field, it discusses experimental evidence that demonstrates the role of the cell wall in the growth, development, morphogenesis,... more...

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

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 199.95

    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

    CRC Press 2016; US$ 174.95

    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...

  • Basic Illustrated Edible and Medicinal Mushroomsby Jim Meuninck

    Falcon Guides 2015; US$ 11.99

    For a generation, the Basic Illustrated series has been as much a part of the outdoors experience as backpacks and hiking boots. Information-packed tools for the novice or handy references for the veteran, these volumes distill years of knowledge into affordable and portable books. Whether you?re planning a trip or thumbing for facts in the... more...

  • The Biology and Ecology of Giant Kelp Forestsby David R. Schiel; Michael S. Foster

    University of California Press 2015; US$ 75.00

    The largest seaweed, giant kelp ( Macrocystis ) is the fastest growing and most prolific of all plants found on earth. Growing from the seafloor and extending along the ocean surface in lush canopies, giant kelp provides an extensive vertical habitat in a largely two-dimensional seascape. It is the foundation for one of the most species-rich, productive,... more...

  • Handbook of Marine Microalgaeby Se-Kwon Kim

    Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 150.00

    Handbook of Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances offers complete coverage of marine microalgae, including biology, production techniques, biotechnological applications, economic perspectives of applications, and environmental effects of marine microalgae blooms. With contributions from world experts, Handbook of Microalgae: Biotechnology Advances... more...

  • Phycotoxinsby Luis M. Botana; Amparo Alfonso

    Wiley 2015; US$ 199.95

    Phycotoxins are a diverse group of poisonous substances produced by certain seaweed and algae in marine and fresh waters and are important to the scientific community for many reasons, the most obvious being that they pose food safety issues which requires a large investment to regularly monitor the presence of these compounds in foods. Phycotoxins:... more...

  • Marine Algae Extractsby Se-Kwon Kim; Katarzyna Chojnacka

    Wiley 2015; US$ 485.00

    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$ 114.00

    This is the second edition of Freshwater Algae ; the popular guide to temperate freshwater algae. This book uniquely combines practical information on sampling and experimental techniques with an explanation of basic algal taxonomy plus a key to identify the more frequently-occurring organisms.  Fully revised,  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...