Ecology & Management of the Commerically Harvested American Matsutake Mushroom

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DIANE Publishing, 1997 - Gardening - 68 pages
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Reviews the historical importance of the Japanese matsutake (JM), its declining prod. and harvest, the taxonomy of matsutake species worldwide, ecological research pioneered by the Japanese, and how Japanese forests are managed. Discussion of the Amer. matsutake (AM) includes descriptions of its dist., tree hosts, and commercially important habitats; the social and economic context of its harvest; and the biological, ecological and forest mgmt. issues. Commercial harvest of AM has increased dramatically in the last decade, with its similarity to the JM prompting its harvest to meet increasing demands for matsutake in Japan. Illustrated.

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Page 58 - Futai, K. 1979. Responses of two species of Bursaphelenchus to the extracts from pine segments and to the segments immersed in different solvents.
Page 52 - Centre for Land and Biological Resources Research, Agriculture and AgriFood, Canada, Ottawa, Ontario.
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