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International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms
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ISSN Print: 1521-9437
ISSN Online: 1940-4344

International Journal of Medicinal Mushrooms

DOI: 10.1615/IntJMedMushr.v10.i4.150
411 pages

2nd African Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms.
Mushrooms: The Key to Food, Health and Environmental Security (November 2008, Ghana)

ABSTRACT

You are invited to the 2nd African Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms (ACEMM), organized by the African Society for Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms, Accra Polytechnic and CSIR-Food Research Institute, Accra.
This conference will be a scientific and culturally rich fun event!
www.asemm.org/accra2008
Who should attend:

  • Mycologists, Microbiologists & Mushroom enthusiasts
  • Doctors, Nutritionists & Healers
  • Policy makers & Govt. ministries
  • NGOs & Rural development agencies
  • Ecologists, Bioremediators, Biotechnologists & Environmental experts
  • Mushroom farmers & marketers Agribusiness specialists
Topics to be covered
  1. Ethnomycology
  2. Mushroom cultivation
  3. Medicinal properties and pharmacology of active compounds
  4. Mushroom based supplements (nutriceuticals)
  5. Fungal physiology, biochemistry and genetics
  6. Mycoremediation (Fungi mediated bioremediation)
  7. Biodegradation & bioconversion of agricultural wastes
  8. Systematics, taxonomy, distribution, ecology & diversity
2nd African Conference on Edible and Medicinal Mushrooms
November 17−21, 2008
Novotel Hotel, Accra City Center, Accra, Ghana


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