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Course Contents

Fungal biotechnology: Introduction, Scope & its various types Fungi as biofertilizers Mycorrhizae: Types, Function, Isolation of various mychorrhizal spores, Preparation of spore suspension, Case Studies EM Technology Fungi as Biocontrol agents Mycoherbicides: Concept, Purpose, Scope, process, advances in mycoherbicidal studies (Case studies, Review articles) Fungi as source of various industrially significant enzymes Study of various fungal strains for the production of industrially vital enzymes, Determination of enzyme activity in fungal strains, Isolation & purification of enzymes from fungi, case studies Fungi as Biosorbents Biosorption: Definition, scope, Application, advances in Biosorption (case studies, review articles) Fungi in food & beverage industries Bioprocess technology, Fermentation Mushroom Cultivation Practical: Isolation of phytopathogenic fungi from diseased specimen Isolation of mycorrhizal fungi by using sieve technique. Mushroom cultivation techniques.

Course Synopsis

To develop better understanding about the role of fungus as biotechnological agent & its applications, particularly in agriculture food, pharmaceutical industry.


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Book Title : Biodegradation and Bioremediation
Author : Singh and Ajay
Edition : Vol II 2004
Publisher : Springer-Verlag Berlin and Heidelberg Gmbh& Co. Kg, Germany.

Book Title : Physiology of Fungi
Author : Lilly, V.C. and Barnet,, J
Edition : 1992
Publisher : Macmillan Co.

Book Title : Risk and Responsibilities: Discourses of Biotechnology
Author : O’ Mahony, P.J. Nature,
Edition : 1999
Publisher : Rhothedge Publishers

Book Title : Fungal Ecology
Author : Dix, N.J. and Webster, J,
Edition : 1995
Publisher : Chapman and Hall

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Title : Effective microrganism
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Title : Mycoherbicide
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Title : Mycorrhizae
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Title : Biosorption
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Title : Biosorption case study
Type : Other

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Title : Bioprocessing
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Title : Manual of Fungal Biotechnology
Type : Reference Book

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