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Mushroom Farming: Research and Development

Archana U. Singh and M P Thakur, Today & Tomorrow's Printers and Publishers, 2021, 358 p, ISBN : 9788170197058, $90.00 (Includes free airmail shipping)

Mushroom Farming: Research and Development

Contents: Preface. 1. Introduction. 2. Historical development. 3. Nutritional and medicinal values of mushroom. 4. Mushroom production and export. 5. Identification of mushrooms. 6. Edible and poisonous mushrooms. 7. Naturally growing mushrooms, their collection and marketing. 8. Morphology of mushrooms. 9. Mushroom genetics and breeding. 11. Mushroom culture techniques, their preservation and maintenance. 12. Mushroom spawn production techniques. 13. Role of enzymes in waste degradation and production of mushroom. 14. Recycling of spent mushroom substrates. 15. Compost preparation for white button mushroom. 16. Steps in mushroom growing. 17. Cultivation of white button mushroom (Agaricus bisporus). 18. Cultivation of oyster mushroom (Pleurotus spp.). 19. Cultivation of Paddy Straw Mushroom (Volvariella spp.). 20 Cultivation of milky mushroom (Calocybe indica). 21. Cultivation of speciality mushrooms. 22. Factors influencing growth and yield of mushroom. 23. Mushroom crop standards. 24. Pests, mites and their management. 25. Phytonematode pests of mushroom. 26. Major disease and their management. 27. Economics of mushroom cultivation. 28. Recipes of mushroom. 29. Processing and value addition of mushroom. 30. Human resource development on mushroom cultivation. 31. Ancillory informations. Subject index. Authors index.

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