Trichoderma and Gliocladium: Vol. 1

Trichoderma and Gliocladium: Vol. 1

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Fungi belonging to the genera "Trichoderma" and "Gliocladium" are soil- bourne saprophytes which have been used for industrial and agricultural Applications For Decades. Some Strains Produce Enzymes And Antibiotics while others are useful as biological agents for the protections of plants against pathogens.; The first volume gives a detailed account of the morphology and taxonomy of "Trichoderma" and "Gliocladium", before discussing their ecology and basic biology. Molecular biological aspects examined include their genome and gene structure, genetic transformation and asexual genetics. A chapter on safety aspects is also included.; The second volume describes the commercial uses of "Trichoderma" and "Gliocladium", beginning with an in depth discussion of the degradation of polysaccharides and macromolecules by fungal enzymes. The application of the fungi in biocontrol for agricultural purposes is then examined. The final section of this volume deals with protein production and the utilization of "Trichoderma" enzymes by various more

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  • Hardback | 671 pages
  • 256.5 x 330.2 x 116.8mm | 1,995.83g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0748408061
  • 9780748408061

Table of contents

Volume One1. Morphology and Identification of Trichoderma W.Gams and J. Bisset 2. Molecular Taxonomy of Trichoderma and Gliocladium and their Teleomorphs E. Lieckfeldt, K. Kuhls and S. Muthumeenakshi 3. Ecology of Trichoderma D. Klein and D. Eveleigh 4. Sporulationand Light-Induced Development in Trichoderma V. Betina and V. Farkas 5. Nutrition, Cellular Structure and Basic Metabolic Pathways in Trichoderma and Gliocladium E. Kubicek-Pranz 6. Protein Secretion and Glycosylation in Trichoderma G. Palmarczyk, M.Maras, R. Contreras and J. Kruszewska 7. Secondary Metabolism in Trichoderma and Gliocladium K. Sivasithamparam and E. Ghisalberti 8. The Safety of Trichoderma and Gliocladium H. Nevalainen and D. Neethling 9. Trichoderma spp. Genome and Gene Structure G.Goldman, C. Pellizon, M. Marins, J. McInerney and M. Goldman 10. Genetic Transformation of Trichoderma and Gliocladium R. Mach and S. Zeilinger 11. Asexual genetics in Trichoderma and Gliocladium: Mechanisms and Implications G. Harman, C. Hayes and K.OndikVolume Two1. Structure -function Relationships in Trichoderma Cellulolytic Enzymes A. Koivula, M. Linder and T. Teeri 2. Enzymology of Hermicellulose Degradation P. Biely and M. Tenkanen 3. Regulation of production of plant Polysacharide Degrading Enzymes byTrichoderma C. Kubicek and M. Penttila 4. Chitinolytic Enzymes and Their Genes M. Lorito 5. Glucanolytic and Other Enzymes and Their Genes T. Benitez, C. Limon, J. Delgado-Jarana and M. Rey 6. Trichoderma and Gliocladium in Biological Control: an OverviewL. Hjeljord and A. Tronsmo 7. Mycoparasitism and Lytic Enzymes I. Chet, N. Benhamou and S.Haran 8. The Role of Antibiosis in Biocontrol C. Howell 9. Direct Effects of Trichoderma and Glicocladium on Plant Growth and Resistance to Pathogens B. Bailey andR. Lumsden 10. Industrial Production of Active Propagules of Trichoderma for Agricultural Uses E. Agosin and J. Aguilera 11. Potential and Existing Uses of Trichoderma for Agricultural Uses G. Harman and T. Bjorkman 12. Trichoderma as a Weed Mould orPathogen in Mushroom Cultivation D. Seaby 13. Industrial Mutants and Recombinant Strains of Trichoderma reesei A. Mantyla, M. Paloheimo and P. Suominen 14. Application of Trichoderma Enzymes in the Textile Industry Y. Galante, A De Conti and R. Monteverdi15. Application of Trichoderma Enzymes in the Food and Feed Industries Y. Galante, A De Conti and R. Monteverdi 16. Applications of Trichoderma reesei Enzymes in the Pulp and Paper Industry J. Buchert, T. Okansen, J. Pere, M. Siika-aho, A. Suurnakki andL. Viikari 17. Heterologous Protein Production in Trichoderma M. Penttila Slovakia, J. Bisset, Agriculture Canada, Canada, R. Contreras, University of Gent, Belgium, D. Eveleigh, Rutgers University, USA, V. Farkas, Slovak Academy of Sciences. Slovakia, W.Gams, Centraalbureau voor Schimimmelcultures, E. Ghisalberti, University of Western Australia, Australia, G. Goldman, Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil, M. Goldman, Universidadeshow more