Book ID: 108188
Volz, Paul A. (ed.): Rust Fungi of Israel by Kyrill G. Savchenko, Solomon P. Wasser, Vasyl P. Heluta and Enviatar Nevo. 2019. (Biodiversity of Cyanoprokaryotes, Algae and Fungi of Israel). illus.142 p. gr8vo. Hardcover. (ISBN 978-3-946583-22-6)
This book is devoted to the diversity of the rust fungi of Israel. In total, 181 species belonging to 18 genera of Pucciniales are described, from which 4 genera such as Caeoma, Cumminsiella, Ochropsora, and Pucciniastrum, together with 23 species are new for Israel, including 3 novel species Caeoma origani, Puccinia biteliana, and Puccinia rayssiae. The book consists of 2 main parts: (1) a general section providing data regarding materials and methods, and historical studies of rust fungi in Israel; (2) a special section providing information on species diversity of rust fungi in Israel, including macro- and micro-morphological descriptions, ecology, distribution and habitats. Includes Host-Plants - Rust Fungi Index.