oomycetes

Kathie T. Hodge kh11 at cornell.edu
Mon Aug 21 14:59:51 EST 1995


Detlef D. Leipe wrote:

> I am looking for a current taxonomic treatment of the oomycetes.
> Most importantly I would like to have a list of valid
> species names.  Could anybody help with a literature reference,
> ftp or www site.

An internet resource that might help you is the telnet site maintained by
the USDA-ARS Systematic Mycology labs, which includes the bibliography of
"Literature Guide for Identification of Plant Pathogenic Fungi." There you
can find a guide to the taxonomic literature on oomycetous genera that
include plant pathogens.  See my web page
<http://muse.bio.cornell.edu/taxonomy/fungi.html#USDA> for access
instructions.

Unfortunately I don't know of any recent works that treat all Oomycetes,
but you might have better luck by appealing to the oomycetologists who lurk
in bionet.mycology.

Kathie Hodge
kh11 at cornell.edu



More information about the Protista mailing list