Lecture_11_5_Fungi2

Lecture_11_5_Fungi2 - Lecture 11/5 Fungal Diversity(1...

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Lecture 11/5: Fungal Diversity (1) Importance of fungi ecology pests value Defining features on the fungal tree of life – “Chytrids” – Glomeromycota: plant symbionts – Life Cycles • General life cycle • “zygomycota” life cycle • ascomycota life cycle • basidiomycota life cycle
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Common sightings of fungi
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Ecology: decomposers
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Pests: decomposers
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Human fungal diseases: ergotism
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Fungi as pests: humans (and animals)
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Considering the tree of life, fungal diseases of humans: – A. Should be easier to treat than bacterial diseases – B. Should be harder to treat than bacterial diseases – C. Fungal and bacterial diseases should be equally difficult to treat – D. The tree of life is not informative for this question clicker: correct answer is B
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Fungi as pests: plant diseases
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Fungi in Food Production
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Fungi in drink production
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