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Biology and the Systematics of the Saprolegniaceae

According to the authors, "The treatise falls into two parts: an account of the biology of the Saprolegniaceae, followed by a taxonomic treatment. The former is divided arbitrarily into certain major units: general morphology and development, cytology and genetics, physiology and biochemistry, ecology, and pathology. We recognize that the structural and functional aspects of the organisms themselves are not so compartmentalized, and where necessary we have cross-referenced particular articles. The account of the physiology of the Saprolegniaceae, for instance, is not divorced fully from knowledge of their cytology, genetics, or developmental morphology. In the portion on the biological aspects, we treat methods for collecting and isolating, and a review of papers dealing with theories about... Show More


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