St. Paul, Minn. (March 5, 2009)—Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Ecology of Bark-Inhabiting and Tree-Pathogenic Fungi in the Cryphonectriaceae will aid in the identification and study of fungi in the Cryphonectriaceae. Numerous studies revising the taxonomy of Cryphonectria or reporting on new hosts of these fungi have been published during the course of the past decade. This monograph draws together all recent and relevant information relating to the Cryphonectriaceae in one volume. This will enhance the ability of plant pathologists, mycologists, and forest scientists to identify the important fungi residing in the Cryphonectriaceae family. The DNA database, keys, and descriptions for all Cryphonectria species and related taxa will also improve the ability of those involved in quarantine regulations to recognize these fungi and help to reduce the chance of their accidental introduction into new areas. This book may be purchased for $119 plus S&H (USD) from The American Phytopathological Society. To order this book go to the APS PRESS online store or call toll-free 1.800.328.7560 U.S.A. and most of Canada or +1.651.454.7250 elsewhere.Taxonomy, Phylogeny, and Ecology of Bark-Inhabiting and Tree-Pathogenic Fungi in the Cryphonectriaceae includes the following sections: History of the Cryphonectriaceae and its members; Diseases and ecology; Pathogen identification; Working with the Cryphonectriaceae; Identification of genera and species; Dichotomous key to genera; Synoptic key to genera; Descriptions; Species excluded or of questionable validity; Literature cited; List of abbreviations; Index to figures; Index to fungal names; Index to host names; and Host-fungus index. 2009; 8.5” x 11” softcover; 136 pages (est.); 14 color images; 38 black and white images; ISBN 978-0-89054-367-2; (2 pounds); Item No. 43672 NOTE: Digital artwork of the book’s cover is available by contacting Ashley Armstrong (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please specify if the artwork will be used for print or electronic media.
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