Integration of Modern Taxonomic Methods for Penicillium and Aspergillus Classification (Hardcover)

By Robert A. Samson (Editor), J. I. Pitt (Editor)

CRC Press, 9789058231598, 524pp.

Publication Date: October 31, 2000

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Description

Many species of penicillium and aspergillus are important in biotechnology, food, medicine, biodeterioration and other applied fields, so a practical and stable taxonomy is of vital importance. Recent developments in science and technology mean that taxonomic classification is no longer confined to classical morphological concepts, and the integration of molecular, physiological and biochemical methods now plays an important role in understanding the classification of these fungi. Integration of Modern Taxonomic Methods for Penicillium and Aspergillus Classification brings together a collection of chapters from international experts in this field. It will be of value to researchers and professionals in mycology, biotechnology, medicine and regulatory agencies interested in the identification of these fungi.