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Visit the accompanying website from the author at www.blackwellpublishing.com/deacon. Fungal Biology is the fully updated new edition of this undergraduate text, covering all major areas of fungal biology and providing insights into many topical areas. * Provides insights into many topical areas such as fungal ultrastructure and the mechanisms of fungal growth, important fungal metabolites and the molecular techniques used to study fungal populations. * Focuses on the interactions of fungi that form the basis for developing biological control agents, with several commercial examples of the control of insect pests and plant diseases. * Emphasises the functional biology of fungi, with examples from recent research. * Includes a clear illustrative account of the features and significance of the main fungal groups.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781405130660
ISBN-10: 1405130660
Format: Paperback
(247mm x 191mm x 21mm)
Pages: 384
Imprint: Blackwell Publishing Ltd
Publisher: John Wiley and Sons Ltd
Publish Date: 22-Jun-2005
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Jim Deacon

Jim Deacon is Senior Lecturer in Microbiology at the University of Edinburgh, and has 35 years of teaching experience in the field of plant-microbe-fungal interactions. He has published over 100 scientific papers in peer-reviewed journals, been an invited keynote speaker at international symposia and congresses around the world, and acted as consultant to biotechnology companies.