Introduction to Fungi
3rd Revised edition
Normal Price: $130.00
Your Price: $117.00 AUD, inc. GST
Shipping: $7.95 per order
You Save: $13.00! (10% off normal price)
Plus...earn $5.85 in Boomerang Bucks
Availability: Available to Backorder, No Due Date for Supply, Not for Xmas
Introduction to Fungi by Revd Prof. John Webster
Book DescriptionThis new edition of the universally acclaimed and widely-used textbook on fungal biology has been completely re-written, drawing directly on the authors' research and teaching experience. The text takes account of the rapid and exciting progress that has been made in the taxonomy, cell and molecular biology, biochemistry, pathology and ecology of the fungi. Features of taxonomic relevance are integrated with natural functions, including their relevance to human affairs. Special emphasis is placed on the biology and control of human and plant pathogens, providing a vital link between fundamental and applied mycology. The book is richly illustrated throughout with specially prepared drawings and photographs, based on living material. Illustrated life-cycles are provided, and technical terms are clearly explained. Extensive reference is made to recent literature and developments, and the emphasis throughout is on whole-organism biology from an integrated, multidisciplinary perspective.
Buy Introduction to Fungi book by Revd Prof. John Webster from Australia's Online Bookstore, Boomerang Books.
Book DetailsISBN: 9780521014830
(246mm x 189mm x 38mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 25-Jan-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Revd Prof. John Webster
Duchess of Malfi, Paperback (September 2014)
The great English Renaissance tragedy-violent, powerful, unforgettable-in a freshly edited and annotated student edition.
Duchess of Malfi, the White Devil, the Broken Heart and 'Tis Pity She's a Whore, Paperback (August 2014)
Explores the role of women and issues of power, sex and corruption in the Italian court, creating two unforgettable anti-heroines.
White Devil, Paperback (August 2014)» View all books by Revd Prof. John Webster
John Webster s glittering masterpiece published alongside a major 2014 revival by the Royal Shakespeare Company."
» Have you read this book? We'd like to know what you think about it - write a review about Introduction to Fungi book by Revd Prof. John Webster and you'll earn 50c in Boomerang Bucks loyalty dollars (you must be a member - it's free to sign up!)
Author Biography - Revd Prof. John Webster
John Webster is Professor Emeritus of the School of Biosciences at the University of Exeter, UK. Dr Roland W. S. Weber (B.Sc., Ph.D., University of Exeter, UK) has an exceptionally broad university-based research and teaching experience spanning all areas of mycology as well as most groups of fungi. He is currently working at the Fruit Experiment Station (OVB) in Jork, Northern Germany, where he is establishing a mycology laboratory and research group. Current research activities include the biology of new and uncommon fungal pathogens, notably Fusarium avenaceum cane blight of raspberries, sooty-blotch disease and Gloeosporium-type storage rots of apples. He is also concerned with the effects of climate change on apple pests and diseases. From July 1999 until November 2006 Dr Weber was a lecturer in fungal biotechnology at the University of Kaiserslautern, Germany. As a research fellow at the University of Exeter (1996-1999), Dr Weber worked with Professor John Webster on the ecology of coprophilous fungi and on the rust fungus Puccinia distincta, a new arrival in Europe which has now established itself across the Continent. The extensive collaboration between both mycologists has culminated in their recently published textbook Introduction to Fungi (third edition, Cambridge University Press, 2007). Dr Weber has authored some 90 scientific publications in a wide range of journals, as well as several book chapters. He is a current editorial board member of Mycological Research and a member of the British Mycological Society, Royal Horticultural Society and German Mycological Society.
Phone: 1300 36 33 32 (9am-2pm Mon-Fri AEST) - International: +61 2 9960 7998 - Online Form
Address: Boomerang Books, 878 Military Road, Mosman Junction, NSW, 2088
© 2003-2016. All Rights Reserved. Eclipse Commerce Pty Ltd - ACN: 122 110 687 - ABN: 49 122 110 687