BOTANY FOR DEGREE STUDENTS FUNGI: (REVISED MULTI-COLOR EDITION)

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Authors : B R Vashishta, ANIL KUMAR & A K Sinha

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About the Author

B R Vashishta :-
Formerly Reader, Biology Study Group, Department of Botany, Punjab University, Chandigarh and Head of Department - Botany, Multanimal Modi College, Modi Nagar.


ANIL KUMAR :-
He is an Associate Professor, Department of Botany at Feroze Gandhi Postgraduate College of Kanpur University.


A K Sinha :-
Formerly Reader and Head of Department  - Botany, Feroze Gandhi Postgraduate College (Kanpur University), Rae Bareli, Uttar Pradesh.
 

About the Book

 
This comprehensive and well known textbook deals with the characteristics, classification and life cycle of different species of fungi. While it provides a detailed account of bacteria, viruses, mycoplasma and lichens, it also discusses elementary plant pathology.
 

Salient Features

• Throws light on Whittaker's five kingdom system and beyond, economic importance of fungi and recent developments in fungal taxonomy (AFTOL )
• Includes a chapter on plant parasitic nematodes discussing briefly their life cycle, common symptoms and control measures
• Pedagogically enriched with close to 1000 coloured diagrams and images as well as engaging chapter-end exercises
 

Table of Content

Section-I: Division Mycota
• The Fungi: General Characters and Classification • Subdivision: Myxomycotina, Class: Myxomycetes • Subdivision: Eumycotina, The Lower Fungi (Phycomycetes) • Subdivision: Eumycotina, Class: Chytridiomycetes • Subdivision: Eumycotina, Class: Plasmodiophoromycetes • Subdivision: Eumycotina, Class: Oomycetes • Subdivision: Eumycotina, Class: Zygomycetes • Subdivision: Eumycotina, The Higher Fungi • Subclass: Hemiascomycetidae (Yeasts) • Subclass: Euascomycetidae, Series — Plectomycetes • Subclass: Euascomycetidae, Series — Hymenoasco • Subclass: Euascomycetidae, Sub-Sereis: Discomycetes • The Higher Fungi, Class: Basidiomycetes • Subclass: Heterobasidiomycetidae • Subclass: Homobasidiomycetidae • Class: Deuteromycetes (Fungi Imperfecti) • Fungi: General Topics and Discussion

Section-II: Schizomycota, Viruses and Mycoplasma
• Schizomycota: Bacteria • Viruses, Viroids and Mycoplasma

Section-III: Lichens

Section-IV: Elementary Plant Pathology
• Principles of Plant Pathology • Examples of Important Plant Diseases • Plant Parasitic Nematodes