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Cover for Current advances in fungal chitinases.

There has been a large amount of research on fungal chitinases in recent years, and this chapter will focus on the nomenclature, purification and characterization, classification and structure, cloning and expression, function and application (e.g. control of plant pathogens by improving plant...

Author(s)
Li DuoChuan; Li, A.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungi in the tree canopy: an appraisal.

This chapter presents a brief commentary on fungal association in canopies, with a major emphasis on the significance, occurrence, ecology and survival of water-borne conidial fungi. Tabulated data of a variety of fungi that have been reported from the forest canopies, including endophytic,...

Author(s)
Sridhar, K. R.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biotechnological aspects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trichoderma</i> spp.

This chapter focuses on some of the biotechnological applications of the genus Trichoderma in agriculture and the environment. The Trichoderma-pathogen interactions (competition, antibiosis and mycoparasitism) are discussed. Some strategies used to obtain new and better antagonistic strains of ...

Author(s)
Rincón, A. M.; Benítez, T.; Codón, A. C.; Moreno-Mateos, M. A.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Agrobacterium tumefaciens</i> as a molecular tool for the study of fungal pathogens.

This paper discusses the genetic mechanisms of Agrobacterium tumefaciens [Rhizobium radiobacter]-mediated transformation (AMT); the AMT of fungi, describing the genetic tools and factors (Agrobacterium host strain, starting material, co-cultivation condition) influencing fungal AMT; and the...

Author(s)
McClelland, C. M.; Wickes, B. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Extracellular proteases of mycoparasitic and nematophagous fungi.

This chapters describes the role of extracellular protease [proteinase] enzymes in mycoparasitic and nematophagous fungi; cloning of extracellular protease genes from these fungi; protease regulation of mycofungicides and myconematicides; possible roles of fungal extracellular proteases in...

Author(s)
Kredics, L.; Kocsubé, S.; Antal, Z.; Hatvani, L.; Manczinger, L.; Vágvölgyi, C.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935344)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>. Diseases of Perennial Crops.

This book is a joint effort by 36 authors from 13 countries. The 19 chapters address many current issues in the development of sustainable disease management programmes and are grouped into five major themes. These are, an introduction to the pathogen and its systematics in chapters 1 and 2;...

Author(s)
Flood, J.; Bridge, P. D.; Holderness, M.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book
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Cover for Basidiospores: their influence on our thinking regarding a control strategy for basal stem rot of oil palm.

This chapter presents evidence for the involvement of basidiospores in the epidemiology of basal stem rot (Ganoderma boninense [Ganoderma orbiforme]) of oil palm. The three phases to the implementation of the control strategy (control during establishment, control during the growing cycle and...

Author(s)
Sanderson, F. R.; Pilotti, C. A.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Molecular and morphological characterization of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> in oil-palm plantings.

This chapter discusses the multidisciplinary characterization of Ganoderma from oil palm and other tropical perennial hosts, including characterization by basidioma morphology, mycelial morphology, genetic-based characterized approaches (isoenzymes, pectinases [polygalacturonases] and intracellular ...

Author(s)
Miller, R. N. G.; Holderness, M.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Development of molecular diagnostics for the detection of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> isolates pathogenic to oil palm.

This chapter focuses on the development of a rapid molecular diagnostic method for the detection of Ganoderma pathogenic to oil palm through the EU-STABEX-funded programme at the Papua New Guinea Oil Palm Research Association. The internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of oil palm-associated...

Author(s)
Bridge, P. D.; O'Grady, E. B.; Pilotti, C. A.; Sanderson, F. R.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Genetic variation in <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i> spp. from Papua New Guinea as revealed by molecular (PCR) methods.

This chapter presents a part of a study determining the basis for the variability in Ganoderma species that occur in association with oil palm in Papua New Guinea. Molecular methods were developed to study pathogen population to clarify the role of the sexual cycle in the epidemiology of basal stem ...

Author(s)
Pilotti, C. A.; Sanderson, F. R.; Aitken, E. A. B.; Bridge, P. D.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter

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