Fungal Diversity, Ecology and Metabolites

by Nwosu, Obasi

ISBN: 9789388027205
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Imprint : Agri Horti Press
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 10495.00
Biblio : xii+288 p., 25 cm

Author Profile

Obasi Nwosu, Ph.D (Plant Pathology) has long expertise in Teaching and Research in the Faculty of Agri-Sciences, University of Stellenbosch, South Africa. He is very well known for his contribution in Plant Diseases. Presently, he is a consultant in Agricultural Research and Development, South Africa.

About The Book

Fungi inhabit almost every niche in the environment and humans are exposed to these organisms in various fields of life. It includes some of the most important organisms, both in terms of their ecological and economic roles. By breaking down dead organic material, they continue the cycle of nutrients through ecosystems. Fungi provide numerous drugs, food like mushrooms, truffles and morels, and the bubbles inbreed, champagne and beer. Fungi also cause a number of plant and animal diseases. The