Mushroom Biotechnology: Developments and Applications

Mushroom Biotechnology: Developments and Applications

by Marian Petre


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780128027943
Publisher: Elsevier Science
Publication date: 11/03/2015
Pages: 242
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Marian Petre is professor of biotechnology for environmental protection, microbial biotechnology, bioremediation, microbial ecology, and bioengineering at University of Pitesti, Faculty of Sciences. He has published more than 150 scientific articles, 73 of them in international journals and proceeding volumes all over the world; he is also the first author of 10 Romanian patents in mushroom biotechnology. So far, he has written and edited 25 books on applied biotechnology, environmental biotechnology, microbiology, bioremediation and microbial ecology.

Table of Contents

CHAPTER 1 Biotechnology of Mushroom Growth Through Submerged Cultivation
CHAPTER 2 Biotechnological Recycling of Fruit Tree Wastes by Solid-State Cultivation of Mushrooms
CHAPTER 3 Controlled Cultivation of Mushrooms on Winery and Vineyard Wastes
CHAPTER 4 Virtual Robotic Prototype for Safe and Efficient Cultivation of Mushrooms
CHAPTER 5 Growing Agaricus bisporus as a Contribution to Sustainable Agricultural Development
CHAPTER 6 New Prospects in Pathogen Control of Button Mushroom Cultures
CHAPTER 7 Sclerotium-Forming Mushrooms as an Emerging Source of Medicinals: Current Perspectives
CHAPTER 8 Medicinal Mushrooms with Anti-Phytopathogenic and Insecticidal Properties
CHAPTER 9 Cultivation of Medicinal Fungi in Bioreactors
CHAPTER 10 Use of Aspergillus niger Extracts Obtained by Solid-State Fermentation
CHAPTER 11 Identification and Application of Volvariella volvacea Mating Type Genes to Mushroom Breeding
CHAPTER 12 Biotechnological Use of Fungi for the Degradation of Recalcitrant Agro-Pesticides

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