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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Title: Protomyces Unger

Author
item Kurtzman, Cletus

Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: May 15, 1996
Publication Date: N/A

Technical Abstract: This book chapter provides comprehensive descriptions of the 6 species assigned to the yeastlike genus Protomyces. All species of Protomyces are plant pathogens and are found worldwide. Species of Protomyces are used in the biocontrol of such pest plants as the giant ragweed. In addition to the descriptions, this chapter describes laboratory methods for species identification.

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