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Fungal Strategies of Wood Decay in Trees.

Fungal Strategies of Wood Decay in Trees.


Paperback reprint of the original hardback 1st ed. 2000.

Focuses particularly on the dangers posed by fungal infection of urban trees, giving detailed information on the examination and effects of the most important species associated with damage, and new ways of predicting the advance of decay in the living tree.
The subject is illustrated and made easily accessible by numerous colored photos of fungus fruit bodies, defect symptoms, and macroscopic and microscopic pictures of wood decay. A detailed introduction to the fundamentals of wood pathology provides a way into the subjects of applied mycology and tree care for readers without previous special knowledge.

XV, 185pp, 43 colour illustrations of fruiting bodies of fungi, defect symptoms and wood decay.

  • Numerous colour illustrations elucidate the most conspicuous features associated with the decay fungi
  • The first book to allow identification of the decay fungus and also describe the specific interactions with the host
  • An essential reference for arboriculturists
  • Publisher: - Springer - more

    Code: - ISBN: 9783642631337

    Year: - 2012 reprint (2000 1st ed.)

    Authors: - F.W.M.R. Schwarze, J. Engels and C. Mattheck

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