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Author Dighton, John.

Title Fungi in ecosystem processes / John Dighton
Published United States : MARCEL DEKKER INC (NY), 2003


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 MELB  579.5 Dig/Fie  AVAILABLE
Description ix, 432 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Series Mycology series ; v. 17
Mycology series ; v. 17
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. Fungi and Primary Productivity: Making Nutrients Available -- 3. Fungi and Primary Productivity: Plant Growth and Carbon Fixation -- 4. Fungi, Secondary Productivity, and Other Fungal-Faunal Interactions -- 5. Fungi and Population and Community Regulation -- 6. Fungal Interactions with Humans -- 7. Synopsis and Outlook to the Future
Summary Takes the novel approach of viewing the role of fungi from the perspective of ecosystem functions. Addressing the main processes occurring in ecosystems and showing where and how fungi are critical, this book should help readers gain an understanding of the role of fungi in shaping ecosystems
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Fungi -- Ecology.
LC no. 2004297568
ISBN 0824742443