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©Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (KNAW-WI), Utrecht, The Netherlands
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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).

Organisation:

Westerdijk Fungal Biodiversity Institute (KNAW-WI), Utrecht, the Netherlands

Person responsible:

Gerard Verkleij (g.verkleij@wi.knaw.nl)

Type of training:

On-site training, with lectures by specialists and examination of selected cultures (practical work).

Language:

English

Frequency:

Annual

Presentiality:

Onsite

Duration:

1 to 5 days

Country:

The Netherlands

Organism group/Resource type:

Filamentous fungi

Application domain on Food & Agriculture:

Plant-microbe interactions & plant productivity,Soil microbiomes & healthy soils

Content (non-exhaustive):

Detection & isolation & Bioprospecting,Identification & taxonomy

Service Category

Training

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