MANAGEMENT AND GENETIC CHARACTERIZATION OF AGRICULTURAL AND BIOTECHNOLOGICAL MICROBIAL RESOURCES
Location: Bacterial Foodborne Pathogens & Mycology Research Unit
Title: Definition, classification and nomenclature of the yeasts
Submitted to: Yeasts: A Taxonomic Study
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: December 15, 2009
Publication Date: March 21, 2011
Citation: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T. 2011. Definition, classification and nomenclature of the yeasts. In: Kurtzman, C.P., Fell, J.W., Boekhout, T., editors. The Yeasts, a Taxonomic Study. Volume 1, 5th edition. New York, NY: Elsevier. p. 3-5.
This submission includes sections for the Preface, Use of this Book, Table of Contents and a chapter entitled Definition, classification and nomenclature of the yeasts, which are to be published in The Yeasts, A Taxonomic Study, 5th edition. This book has been prepared by a team of international experts in the field of yeast taxonomy and describes all currently known yeast species. Included in the book are characterization of species from morphology, growth tests and gene sequences. Species descriptions also include information on ecology, systematics, phylogeny, biotechnological uses, importance to food and agriculture and clinical significance.