Genetics And Molecular Biology Of Entomopathogenic Fungi by Brian Lovett

Genetics And Molecular Biology Of Entomopathogenic Fungi

byBrian LovettEditorRaymond St. Leger

Hardcover | April 27, 2016

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Advances in Geneticsprovides the latest information on the rapidly evolving field of genetics, presenting new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of the topic. The book continually publishes important reviews of the broadest interest to geneticists and their colleagues in affiliated disciplines, critically analyzing future directions,

This thematic volume focuses on the advances and the future potential of the rapidly growing field of entomopathogenic fungi. With a focus on the genetics and molecular biology behind the progress, techniques developed to study all aspects of these fungi will be highlighted, and topics will span from systematics of fungi to how a fungus infects an insect and how that insect responds.



  • Critically analyzes future directions for the study of clinical genetics
  • Written and edited by recognized leaders in the field
  • Presents new medical breakthroughs that are occurring as a result of advances in our knowledge of genetics

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Dr. Lovett works at the Entomology Department at the University of Maryland.Dr. St. Leger works at the Entomology Department at the University of Maryland.
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Title:Genetics And Molecular Biology Of Entomopathogenic FungiFormat:HardcoverDimensions:512 pages, 9.41 × 7.24 × 0.98 inPublished:April 27, 2016Publisher:Academic PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0128046945

ISBN - 13:9780128046944

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Table of Contents

  1. Diversity of Entomopathogenic Fungi: Which Groups Conquered the Insect Body?
    João P.M. Araújo and David P. Hughes
  2. Utilizing Genomics to Study Entomopathogenicity in the Fungal Phylum Entomophthoromycota: A Review of Current Genetic Resources
    Henrik H. De Fine Licht, Ann E. Hajek, Jorgen Eilenberg and Annette B. Jensen
  3. Advances in Genomics of Entomopathogenic Fungi
    Jonathan B. Wang, Raymond J. St. Leger and Chengshu Wang
  4. Insect Pathogenic Fungi as Endophytes
    Soumya Moonjely, Larissa Barelli and Michael J. Bidochka
  5. Genetically Engineering Entomopathogenic Fungi
    Hong Zhao, Brian Richard Lovett and Weiguo Fang
  6. Molecular Genetics ofBeauveria bassianaInfection of Insects
    Almudena Ortiz-Urquiza and Nemat O. Keyhani
  7. Insect Immunity to Entomopathogenic Fungi
    Hsiao-Ling Lu and Raymond J. St. Leger
  8. Diseases Dynamics in Ants: A Critical Review of the Ecological Relevance of Using Generalist Fungi to Study Infections in Insect Societies
    Raquel G. Loreto and David P. Hughes
  9. Entomopathogenic Fungi: New Insights into Host-Pathogen Interactions
    Tariq M. Butt, Christopher J. Coates, Ivan M. Dubovskiy and Norman A. Ratcliffe
  10. Molecular Genetics of Secondary Chemistry in Metarhizium Fungi
    Bruno Giuliano Garisto Donzelli and Stuart B. Krasnoff
  11. From So Simple a Beginning: The Evolution of Behavioral Manipulation by Fungi
    David P. Hughes, João P.M. Araújo, Raquel G. Loreto, Lauren Quevillon, Charissa de Bekker, Harry C. Evans