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Technical Mycology: the Utilisation of Microorganisms in the Arts and Manufactures

Nature volume 68, pages 290291 (30 July 1903) | Download Citation



THE first volume of Mr. Salter's translation of Dr. Lafar's “Technical Mycology,”which made its appearance some four or five years ago, opened up to the general reader a very wide and interesting field, the utilisation of micro-organisms in the arts and manufactures. This volume dealt with schizomycetic fermentation, and to the uninitiated who had not looked into the scheme of the whole work, it appeared as though almost the last word must have been said on fungi and fermentation.

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