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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">In vitro</i> biodegradation of oil-palm stem using macroscopic fungi from South-East Asia: a preliminary investigation.

This chapter describes a preliminary comparison of methods for assessing the biodegradation of oil palm stem (OPS) by macroscopic fungi in vitro as a first step in developing a practical process in vivo. Many of the methods described (enzyme assays, growth assessment, weight loss determination,...

Author(s)
Paterson, R. R. M.; Holderness, M.; Kelley, J.; Miller, R. N. G.; O'Grady, E.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil palm in Indonesia: current status and prospective use of antibodies for the detection of infection.

This chapter provides an overview of the economic importance of basal stem rot (Ganoderma sp.) disease of oil palm and the current status of research in Ganoderma, and describes the development of an immunoassay-based detection kit. Specific sections are provided for discussions on the need for the ...

Author(s)
Darmono, T. W.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Patterns of polypore distribution in the Lesser Sunda Islands, Indonesia. Is Wallace's line significant?

The polypore mycota in several Lesser Sunda Islands, southern Indonesia, on both sides of Wallace's line, Bali on the Asian plate, and Lombok and Sumbawa on the Australian plate, have been compared. The results are extrapolated to include known distribution patterns of polypores in temperate and...

Author(s)
Núñez, M.; Suhirman; Stokland, J. N.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995427)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The spread of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> from infective sources in the field and its implications for management of the disease in oil palm.

This chapter presents the results of trials conducted to investigate the efficacy of sanitation in basal stem rot (BSR; Ganoderma sp.) management at Bah Lias Research Station in North Sumatra, Indonesia, over a period of several years. The trials were designed to assess the relative importance of...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Hasan, Y.; Turner, P. D.; O'Grady, E. B.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
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