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Fungi in ecosystem processes

by J. Dighton

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Published by M. Dekker in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Fungi -- Ecology.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementJohn Dighton.
    SeriesMycology series ;, v. 17
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQK604.2.E26 D54 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationix, 432 p. :
    Number of Pages432
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3324455M
    ISBN 100824742443
    LC Control Number2004297568
    OCLC/WorldCa54059986

    Arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi (AMF; phylum Glomeromycota) are ubiquitous in terrestrial ecosystems. Despite their acknowledged importance in ecology, most research on AMF has focused on effects on individual plant hosts, with more recent efforts aimed at Cited by: This volume provides insight into current research on fungal populations and communities. It focuses on fungal responses to the physical environment, interactions with other fungi, microorganisms and invertebrates, the role of fungi in ecosystem processes such as decomposition and nutrient cycling, and aspects of biogeography and conservation.

    The exact extent of the contribution of bacteria to forest ecosystem processes will be recognized only in the future, when the activities of all soil community members are studied simultaneously. Lynne Boddy, in The Fungi (Third Edition), Abstract. As decomposers, pathogens, and mutualistic symbionts with plants and animals, fungi play a major role in ecosystem processes including nutrient cycling, bioconversions, and energy are globally distributed, but different species have distinctive geographical distributions that depend on hosts and climate.

    “The three studies deal with three different approaches combining genomics to ecosystems and three major components of biodiversity – plants, insects and fungi. will be useful to all those interested in biodiversity and will stimulate further multidisciplinary research through collaboration between biologists working at molecular and macro levels.” (Brij Gopal, International Journal Brand: Springer Japan. As saprobes, fungi help maintain a sustainable ecosystem for the animals and plants that share the same habitat. In addition to replenishing the environment with nutrients, fungi interact directly with other organisms in beneficial, and sometimes damaging, ways (Figure ).


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It explores how fungi have adapted to survive within particular constraints, how they help to maintain homeostasis in ecosystems, how they facilitate resistance to perturbations, and how they Author: John Dighton.

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The book describes the astonishing diversity of the fungi, their complex life cycles, and intriguing mechanisms of spore release. The distinctive cell biology of the fungi is linked to their development as well as their metabolism and physiology. The Fungi combines a wide scope with the depth of inquiry and clarity offered by three leading fungal biologists.

The book describes the astonishing diversity of the fungi, their complex life cycles, and intriguing mechanisms of spore release. Fungi in Ecosystem Processes, John Dighton Genomics of Plants and Fungi, edited by Rolf A.

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This chapter aims to highlight the diversity of fungi found in the environment and describe some of their ecosystem functions. The fungi have important functions in the environment including: in symbiotic mutualisms; in nutrient cycling, retention, and formation of soil structure; as food in food webs; and in the creation of microhabitats and aiding in successional processes in : Richard O'Hanlon.

Fungi in ecosystem processes. 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.

Book Series There are 30 volumes The interaction between fungi and their environment is central to many natural processes that occur in the biosphere. The hosts and habitats of these eukaryotic microorganisms are very diverse; fungi are present in every ecosystem on Earth.

The fungal kingdom is equally diverse, consisting of seven different. Buy Fungi in Ecosystem Processes by John Dighton from Waterstones today. Click and Collect from your local Waterstones or get FREE UK delivery on orders over £Book Edition: 2nd New Edition. During the festivities Fungi in Forest Ecosystems, which is dedicated to Orson, was unveiled.

The cover describes the volume as "a compilation of research from around the globe that documents a diversity of fungi and the critical roles they play in forest health and, function.".

Fungi and the urban environment: A review Mark Newbound a, b, ∗, Michael A. Mccarthy a, b, Teresa Lebel c a School of Botany, The University of Melbourne, Vic.Australia.

Fungi are important decomposers in most ecosystems. Mycorrhizal fungi are essential for the growth of most plants. Fungi, as food, play a role in human nutrition in the form of mushrooms and as agents of fermentation in the production of bread, cheeses, alcoholic beverages, and numerous other food preparations.

Many books have been published on fungal biology, but few on fungi's role in ecosystem processes (an exception being John Dighton's Fungi in Ecosystem Processes). The topic is becoming increasingly important, especially the study of biogeochemical changes resulting from such influences as climate change, land-use change, and invasion by : John Klironomos.