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Identifying moulds : a practical guide / Liliane E. Petrini, Orlando Petrini.

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Uniform Title:
Schimmelpilze und deren Bestimmung. English
Author/Creator:
Petrini, Liliane E.
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2013
Imprint:
Stuttgart : J. Cramer, 2013.
Format:
  • Book
  • vii, 191 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents:
  • Of fungi and man
  • How to use this book
  • Fundamentals of mycology
  • What are fungi?
  • Morphology and reproduction
  • Vegetative organs
  • The thallus
  • Vegetative structures
  • Reproductive organs
  • Asexual reproduction
  • Sexual reproduction
  • Taxonomy
  • Phylogenetics, systematics, Classification, taxonomy
  • The 7 kingdoms and the "new" fungal taxonomy
  • Protista and Chromista
  • Oomycota
  • Fungi
  • Zygomycota
  • Zygomycetes
  • Ascomycota
  • Basidiomycota
  • Ustilagomycotina (smuts)
  • Pucciniomycotina (rusts) and Agaricomycotina (mushrooms)
  • Anamorphic fungi (mitotic fungi)
  • Polyphasic Taxonomy
  • The identification of moulds
  • General considerations
  • Morphological characteristics
  • Chemotaxonomic and molecular biology techniques
  • Working instructions for the Identification of moulds in pure culture
  • General comments
  • Observation of morphological features
  • Identification by means of (dichotomous or synoptic) keys
  • Safe handling of moulds
  • Microscopy
  • Direct microscopy
  • Pure cultures
  • Culture and mounting media
  • Culture media
  • Mounting media
  • Fluorescence microscopy
  • DAPI nuclear staining
  • Cell wall staining with calcofluor
  • Morphological Characters
  • Zygomycota
  • Teleomorphic Ascomycota
  • Anamorphic Ascomycota and Basidiomycota
  • Conidiogenesis
  • Spores : colour and shape
  • Conidial chains
  • Identification keys
  • Identification of moulds sporulating in pure culture
  • Identification of moulds : decision tree
  • Main key
  • Zygomycota (Mucorales, Mortierellales, Zoopagales)
  • Ascomycota
  • Anamorphic Ascomycota and Basidiomycota
  • Coelomycetes
  • Hyphomycetes
  • Common mould genera
  • Glossary
  • Ecology and physiology of fungi
  • Direct detection in environmental samples
  • Isolation in pure culture
  • Dilution series
  • Baiting
  • Single spore cultures
  • Surface Sterilisation of plant tissues
  • Adaptation of fungi to the ecosystem
  • Temperature requirements
  • Light requirements and adaptation
  • Morphological and physiological adaptation
  • Moulds and health
  • Mycotoxins
  • Introduction
  • Mycotoxin detection
  • Health hazards caused by mycotoxicoses
  • Mycoses
  • Hypersensitivity reactions
  • Mycoses
  • References
  • Index.
Contributor:
Petrini, Orlando.
Subjects:
ISBN:
9783443500382
3443500382

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