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Title: James Wessell Gerdemann, 1921-2008

Author: Trappe, James M.;

Date: 2010

Source: Mycologia. 102(6): 1518-1522

Publication Series: Scientific Journal (JRNL)

Description: Jim Gerdemann died peacefully of natural causes on December 19, 2008, at the age of 87. Janice, his wife of nearly 60 y, was at his hospital bedside in Newport, Oregon. He was a pioneer in the modern taxonomy of Glomeromycota, a world recognized authority on arbuscular mycorrhizae (AM), and a revered teacher.

Keywords: Gerdemann, mycology, plant pathology, Glomeromycota, arbuscular mycorrhizae

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Trappe, James M. 2010. James Wessell Gerdemann, 1921-2008. Mycologia. 102(6): 1518-1522.


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