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Mushrooms: Edible and Medicinal Cultivation Conservation Strain Improvement with their Marketing

B.N. Verma, Prem Kumar Prasad and K.K. Sahu, Daya, 2013, viii, 431 p, 36 col. plates, figs, tables,, ISBN : 9788170358022, $90.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Mushrooms: Edible and Medicinal Cultivation Conservation Strain Improvement with their Marketing

The book presents comprehensive account of works done so far on basic and applied aspects of edible Mushrooms in simple and lively style for better perception of the readers even without any background knowledge of biology.

It includes morphological characteristics of 568 edible mushroom taxa along with their synonym, common name, ecological notes and distribution besides the live photographs of 120 taxa in their natural colour.

Identification of the poisonous mushrooms, cultivation methods, culture of mycelia, harvesting, post harvest management and marketing have been discussed with full coverage.

Diseases and their control measures have been adopted for extending shelf life of mushroom described along with stepwise method for preparing value added mushroom products.

 

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