Microbial Ecology of Leaves

Bibliographic Details
Other Authors: Andrews, John H. (Editor), Hirano, Susan S. (Editor)
Format: eBook
Published: New York, NY Springer New York 1991, 1991
Edition:1st ed. 1991
Series:Brock Springer Series in Contemporary Bioscience
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Collection: Springer Book Archives -2004 - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Table of Contents:
  • 1 Introduction
  • 1 The Phyllosphere as an Ecologically Neglected Milieu: A Plant Pathologist's Point of View
  • 2 The Habitat
  • 2 The Leaf from the Inside and the Outside: A Microbe’s erspective
  • 3 Aerobiology: The Atmosphere as a Source and Sink for Microbes
  • 4 Submerged Leaf Surfaces as a Microbial Habitat
  • 5 Influence of Leaf Surface Features on Spore Deposition and the Epiphytic Growth of Phytopathogenic Fungi
  • 6 Analysis of Spatial Patterns in the Phyllosphere
  • 3 Microbial Community Components
  • 7 Methods for Detection, Identification, and Enumeration of Microbes
  • 8 The Yeast Community of Cacti
  • 9 Fungal Endophytes of Tree Leaves
  • 10 Fungal Endophytes of Grasses: Detrimental and Beneficial Associations
  • 11 Crop Plants as a Source of Fungus Spores of Medical Importance
  • 12 Association Between the Human Pathogen Sporothrix schenckii and Sphagnum Moss
  • 4 Microbial Community Processes and Evolution
  • 13 Fungal Community Dynamics
  • 14 Bacterial Community Dynamics
  • 15 Determinants of Epiphytic Fitness in Bacteria
  • 16 Evolutionary Perspective on the Ice Nucleation Gene-Encoded Membrane Protein
  • 17 Endophytes as Antagonists of Plant Pests
  • 18 Beyond Pest Deterrence—Alternative Strategies and Hidden Costs of Endophytic Mutualisms in Vascular Plants
  • 5 Modification of the Phyllosphere (Deliberate or Otherwise)
  • 19 Effects of Atmospheric Pollutants on Phyllosphere Microbial Communities
  • 20 Genetically Engineered Endophytes as Biocontrol Agents: A Case Study from Industry
  • 21 Interactions among Fungicides, Pathogens, Yeasts, and Nutrients in the Phyllosphere
  • 22 Biocontrol of Foliar Fungal Diseases with Compost Extracts
  • 23 Manipulation of Microbial Communities in the Phyllosphere
  • 6 Conclusion
  • 24 Future Research Directions in Phyllosphere Ecology