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The Ecology of Fungal Entomopathogens

Helen E. Roy

The Ecology of Fungal Entomopathogens

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Published by Springer Science+Business Media B.V. in Dordrecht .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Life sciences,
  • Ecology,
  • Entomology,
  • Plant diseases,
  • Microbiology

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Helen E. Roy, Fernando E. Vega, Dave Chandler, Mark S. Goettel, Judith Pell, Eric Wajnberg
    ContributionsPell, Judith, Wajnberg, Eric, Chandler, Dave, Goettel, Mark S., Vega, Fernando E., SpringerLink (Online service)
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] /
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25551900M
    ISBN 109789048139651, 9789048139668

    Updated and revised, the second edition Expands the section on plant pathogens, invasive species, and insect-fungal interactions Provides more extensive coverage on insect-fungal interactions, including entomopathogens, the links between entomopathogens and endophytes, and symbiotic and mutualistic interactions Adds a new section on fungi in the built environment Presents new material on below-ground to above-ground interactions mediated through fungi, such as mycorrhizal signaling systems for herbivory defense The book also includes expanded coverage of the role of fungi in suppressive soils, aquatic and marine fungi, modern methods of following food chains in fungal-invertebrate trophic interactions, and the physiology of nutrient uptake by mycorrhizae. Of these, species in 90 genera are recognized as insect pathogens Roberts and Humberand approximately pest control products have been developed based on at least 12 species of fungal entomopathogens de Faria and Wraight Ecological understanding has never been more vital than in this period of unprecedented environmental change: Changes in biodiversity due to human activities were more rapid in the past 50 years than at any time in human history, and the drivers of change that cause biodiversity loss and lead to changes in ecosystem services are either steady, show no evidence of declining over time, or are increasing in intensity Millennium Ecosystem Assessment However, the field has seen rapid advances in the 20 years since its original publication, and the new edition brings together an essential and updated resource for researchers with 13 chapters edited by Fernando E. Fernando E.

    The acquisition of a phylogeny enables us to examine evolutionary relationships and better understand and predict ecological interactions Blackwell Figure 5 provides a skeletal outline of major taxonomic groups in the new classification. Jones 0 Rezensionen This is the third volume of Advances in Microbial Ecology to be produced by the current editorial board. Cory and Ericsson review the literature on tri-trophic interactions encompassing fungal entomopathogens. The use of DNA characters has helped to improve and stabilize our understanding of fungal relationships and to develop a phylogenetic classification to the level of order Hibbett et al. In part, this may be because of variable and unpredictable levels of efficacy compared to chemical pesticides Waage ; Vega et al.

    Our ability to employ them effectively and reliably for pest control in the field has not matched up to expectations Vestergaard et al. Eric Wajnberg is a population biologist specialised in behavioural ecology, statistical modelling and population genetics. Stained with glycerol acid fuchsin. Their system certainly includes the classic guilds e. He has been the Editor in Chief of BioControl since


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The Ecology of Fungal Entomopathogens book

This book brings together the work of renowned scientists to provide a synthesis of recent research on the ecology of fungal entomopathogens exploring host-pathogen dynamics from the context of biological control and beyond. Eric Wajnberg is a population biologist specialised in behavioural ecology, statistical modelling and population genetics.

If the answer to any of these questions were positive, what would this imply for our understanding of fungal entomopathogens? In most cases, effective application of sufficient inoculum to rapidly reduce pest numbers to below economic threshold levels is financially and logistically prohibitive.

Science —53 Blackwell M Fungal evolution and taxonomy. Fernando E. I would, therefore, like to take this opportunity to thank my co-editors for all their efforts, particularly in maintaining a balance of subject matter and geographical distribution of the contributions.

Other basidiomycetes e. Mycologists continue to rely heavily, however, on identified specimens based on morphology to incorporate more of the estimated 1. He has been the Editor in Chief of BioControl since These early studies inspired many to focus their research on assessing the potential of fungal entomopathogens as microbial control agents.

Inundative biological control strategies rely on the released organism exerting control without subsequent transmission and reproduction in a similar way to a synthetic pesticide; the chemical paradigm.

The focus of her research is insect community interactions with particular emphasis on the effects of environmental change. From a more practical perspective, this paper is forcing me to rethink how I view herbivores — i.

Blackwell 7 Molecular ecology of fungal entomopathogens: molecular genetic tools and their applications in population and fate studies J.

Fungi in Ecosystem Processes

This thoroughly illustrated and up-to-date revision will provide insect pathologists, entomologists, microbiologists, mycologists, nematologists, protistologists, ecologists, and practitioners of biological control of insect pests with a solid and much-needed reference.

He has been the Editor in Chief of BioControl since The importance of basic knowledge, theory and predictive ability in the use of biological control agents has been recognised for some time Gurr et al.

In addition to this research, he has been extensively involved in the review and revision of the regulations for registration of microbial control agents and has addressed regulatory and safety issues at the international level.

Free shipping for individuals worldwide Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days. He has studied entomopathogenic fungi for just over 20 years. In the past, mycologists relied heavily on morphological characters to suggest relationships among fungi, although in the case of insect-associated fungi, morphology often has been the result of convergent evolution.

This book brings together the work of renowned scientists to provide a synthesis of recent research on the ecology of fungal entomopathogens exploring host-pathogen dynamics from the context of biological control and beyond.

Indeed, fungal entomopathogens have been widely investigated as biological control agents of pest insects in attempts to improve the sustainability of crop protection. Using their considerable data and expertise from work in Papua New Guinea, the authors refine plant-herbivore food webs and, quite simply, explode the concept.

Many studies on the effects of the major drivers of biodiversity loss habitat destruction, invasive species, exploitation, climate change and pollution involve just one trophic level and often just one species.

Among basidiomycetes there are classic examples of farming interactions in which Old World termites cultivate a monophyletic group of fungi and New World leaf-cutting ants cultivate two distinct cultivar groups Currie et al. The focus of her research is insect community interactions with particular emphasis on the effects of environmental change.

Guild-specific patterns of species richness and host specialization in plant-herbivore food webs from a tropical forest Journal of Animal Ecology, 79 6DOI: Abstract Fungi and insects are closely associated in many terrestrial and some aquatic habitats.

This is a powerful interaction that allows insects to move into habitats they otherwise could not utilize at so little genetic expense. He conducts research on biological methods to control the coffee berry borer, the most important insect pest of coffee throughout the world.

The focus of her research is insect community interactions with particular emphasis on the effects of environmental change.

Advances in Microbial Ecology

Once a microarray technique similar to the PhyloChip or pyrotag sequencing has been developed for fungal entomopathogens, what would their uses reveal in insects?

This book brings together the work of renowned scientists to provide a synthesis of recent research on the ecology of fungal entomopathogens exploring host-pathogen dynamics from the context of biological control and beyond.Aug 08,  · I could not even speculate on the role of fungal entomopathogens in the Arctic.

This is one of those feared ‘black boxes in ecology’: probably there, possibly important, likely complex, but knowledge is seriously lacking.

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Works. Ann Hajek is an author of at least two books and many book chapters. The books that she written are Ecology of Invertebrate Diseases and Natural Enemies while the book chapters that she wrote can be found in the books Advances in Microbial Ecology (titled "Ecology of Terrestrial Fungal Entomopathogens"), as well as her co-authorship with Bernard Papierok on "Chapter V-2 - Fungi Alma mater: UC Davis, UC Berkeley.

Oct 26,  · This book brings together the work of renowned scientists to provide a synthesis of recent research on the ecology of fungal entomopathogens exploring host-pathogen dynamics from the context of biological control and beyond.

Dr. Helen Roy leads zoological research in the Biological Records Centre at the NERC Centre for Ecology & Hydrology, UK. The Ecology of Fungal Entomopathogens brings together the work of renowned scientists to provide a synthesis of recent research on the ecology of fungal entomopathogens exploring host-pathogen dynamics from the context of biological control and beyond.

ContentsPrice Range: £ - £ Mar 14,  · Fungi in Ecosystem Processes by John Dighton,available at Book Depository with free delivery sylvaindez.com: John Dighton.