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A concise overview of the biodiversity of fungi with focus on systematics and general ecology of fungi, soil mycology, and diagnostics of plant pathogens. Visual and molecular recognition methods will be discussed and hands-on training on the morphological recognition and cultivation of fungi be provided. Includes cultivation methods, phylogenetic relationships, up-to-date taxonomy, important aspects of fungal biology (i.a., life-cycles, pathogenicity, applications).
Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (KNAW-WI), Utrecht, the Netherlands
Gerard Verkleij (email@example.com)
On-site training, with lectures by specialists and examination of selected cultures (practical work).
1 to 5 days
Plant-microbe interactions & plant productivity,Soil microbiomes & healthy soils
Detection & isolation & Bioprospecting,Identification & taxonomy