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Mushrooms:
Cultivation, Nutritional Value, Medicinal Effect
and Environmental Impact
Second Edition
by Shu-Ting Chang

  • Presents the latest cultivation and biotechnological advances that will help ensure mushroom cultivation without pollution and provide mushroom products with health enhancers

  • Blends basic biological knowledge with practical techniques. Mushroom growers in all countries will learn how to produce greater and more reliable yields, improve their substrate utilization, and control disease more effectively

  • Discusses how edible mushrooms are a valuable nutritional supplement for us, and how they and their derivative products can serve as important pharmaceutical/medicinal agents

This thorough revision presents the latest cultivation and biotechnological advances that contribute to the modernization of mushroom farming and the mushroom industry. It presents the individual steps of the complex mushroom cultivation process, not only the "how" but also the "why" is explored. Professionals/scientists in related fields will obtain a much greater knowledge of the nutritional and medicinal benefits that mushrooms have to offer.

This interdisciplinary approach will appeal to a wide range of related fields with its complete coverage of breeding, efficient cultivation practices, nutritional value, and medicinal/pharmaceutical utility.

Contents

  1. Introduction to Mushroom Science
  2. The Nutritional Attributes of Edible Mushrooms
  3. The Medicinal Values of Mushrooms
  4. Overview of Biology of Fungi
  5. Substrate and Mycelial Growth
  6. Sexuality and the Genetics of Basidiomycetes
  7. Mushroom Formation- Effects of Environmental, Nutritional, and Chemical Factors
  8. Mushroom Formation- Effect of Genetic Factors; Breeding
  9. Mushroom Formation- Effect of Pests and Diseases in Mushroom Cultivation
  10. Culture Preservation
  11. World Production of Edible Mushrooms
  12. Agaricus- the Leader in Production and Technology
  13. A mushrooming mushroom
  14. Volvariella- a High Temperature Cultivated Mushroom
  15. Flammulina and Pholiota- Low Temperature Cultivated
  16. Pleurotus- a Mushroom of Broad Adaptability
  17. Tremella- Increased Production by a Mixed Culture Technique
  18. Dictyophora- Formerly for the Few
  19. Other Cultivated Mushrooms Their Number Grows
  20. Technology and Mushrooms

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Mushrooms: Cultivation, Nutritional Value,
Medicinal Effect and Environmental Impact
Second Edition

by Shu-Ting Chang
480 pages $168.95 + shipping
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