Applied Microbial Systematics
Fergus Priest, Michael Goodfellow
Springer Science & Business Media, Nov 30, 2000 - Science - 479 pages
Modern approaches to microbial classification and identification, particularly those based on nucleic acid analysis, have raised the awareness and interest of microbiologists in systematics during the past decade. The extended scope of the subject has revolutionized microbial ecology with the demonstration of uncultivable microorganisms as a major component of the biosphere and evolution, with the ribosomal RNA phylogenetic tree as the basis of current classifications. However, advances in microbial systematics have also had enormous impact on other, diverse aspects of microbiology such as animal pathogenicity, plant-microbe interactions and relationships with food.
In this book, we survey and discuss in depth the contribution of modern taxonomic approaches to our understanding of the microbiology of these various systems. The book does not concentrate on methods - these have been well reported elsewhere - instead it provides a unique insight into the application and value of modern systematics in diverse branches of microbiology. It will be of value to microbiologists at both research and technical levels who need to appreciate the range of organisms with which they work and the diversity within them. It will also be of value to teachers and students of microbiology courses who want to understand how systematics can enhance microbiology beyond the routine of classification, nomenclature, and identification.
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PHYLOGENETIC RELATIONSHIPS AMONG FUNGI INFERRED FROM SMALL SUBUNIT RIBOSOMAL RNA GENE SEQUENCES
SOIL PLANTS AND INSECTS
SYSTEMATICS OF LEGUME NODULE NITROGEN FIXING BACTERIA AGRONOMIC AND ECOLOGICAL APPLICATIONS
RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN SYSTEMATICS AND THEIR IMPLICATIONS FOR PLANT PATHOGENIC BACTERIA
BACTERIA AND INSECTS
FUNGAL PATHOGENS AND PARASITES OF INSECTS
ACIDOPHILES IN BIOMINING
MICROBIAL COMMUNITIES IN OIL FIELDS
SYSTEMATICS OF SPHINGOMONAS SPECIES THAT DEGRADE XENOBIOTIC POLLUTANTS
FOOD AND MEDICINE
A SLOW RAMBLE IN THE ACIDFAST LANE THE COMING OF AGE OF MYCOBACTERIAL TAXONOMY
SYSTEMATICS AND LEGISLATION
IV ENVIRONMENT AND ITS EXPLOITATION
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