Mushroom Biotechnology takes a critical approach to mushroom biology for food applications. This resource encompasses the latest scientific research in mushroom technology making it useful to anyone interested mushroom research as it relates not only to agriculture and the food industry, but also those who wish to learn from this type of sustainable technology, and its potential applications to other industries. Written by experts in the field this reference represents the benefits of cultivating mushrooms to improve and sustain a healthy and natural food supply.
- Presents both theoretical and practical tools to apply mushroom biotechnology to further research to improve value added products
- Includes biotechnological procedures used for growing and developing many species of edible and medicinal mushrooms useful to food production and human health
- Offers the latest results of scientific research in the field of mushroom biotechnology in one resource
Marian Petre has over 30 years of research experience in microbial food and environmental biotechnology. He is a committee chair, invited speaker at conferences, and project leader for over 20 national research projects. Marian Petre has received several medals in research innovations for his work.