Structure, taxonomy, reproduction and ecological characteristics of fungi, classes of

fungi; basic principles of fungal physiology, germination and dormancy, growth and

spore structure, spore reproduction and dissemination; importance of fungi, fungal

pathogens of animals and man, fungal interactions with other micro-organisms e.g.

algae, higher plants, edible mushrooms, yeast, fungi in industries. Fungal nutrition

carbon, nitrogen, minerals and vitamins requirements

Level of Study: 300 Level