Wood and Tree Fungi: Biology, Damage, Protection, and Use.


Wood and Tree Fungi: Biology, Damage, Protection, and Use. Author: Format: Hardback First Published: Published By: Springer Verlag Pages: 336 Illustrations and other contents: 49 Tables, black and white; XII, 334 p. 74 illus., 12 illus. in color. ISBN: 9783540321385 Categories: ,

Provides an up-to-date overview of the various fungi which cause damage to trees, lumber and timber, with special focus on identification, prevention, and remediation techniques. A section on the fundamentals of morphology, biology and caustaive factors is followed by a practical examination of virus and bacteria damage, wood discoloration, decay by wood rot fungi and methods of prevention and tree care. The final section focuses on the positive effects of wood-inhabiting microorganisms, covering past and classical themes such as myco-wood, mushroom cultivation and biological pulping as well as recent bio technological processes.

334pp. Hardback. Figs and photos in col. and b&w.

Weight1 kg
From the reviews: "The book (334 pages) is an updated revision of the German edition 'Holdz-und Baumpilze' from 1994. ... The book is illustrated with 74 figures (12 coloured pictures) and 49 tables. ... The book is of great interest to scientists, students, professionals working in wood protection, as well as foresters." (Benoit Marcais, Annals of Forest, Vol. 63 (2), 2007)