Mycology in the Tropics: Updates on Philippine Fungi (Paperback)
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Mycology in the Tropics: Updates on Philippine Fungi is an initiative to comprehensively discuss the current state of Philippine mycology, that includes historical developments in its various field, listings of fungi with diverse utilizations or applications and those that cause economic impact on crop production in the country. Specifically, the 14 chapters in the book introduce tropical mycology, describe different fungal groups, their biodiversity and conservation, and give an insight into the applications of mycology in agriculture, health, industry and the environment. It includes importance of quarantine regulations on economically important diseases. It describes the importance of developing local studies on fungi, to deliver what is needed and to address major global challenges.