Ecology and role of ascomycetes in nutrient cycling in Hong Kong and Brunei streams


Grant Data
Project Title
Ecology and role of ascomycetes in nutrient cycling in Hong Kong and Brunei streams
Principal Investigator
Professor Hodgkiss, Ivor John   (Principal investigator)
Duration
12
Start Date
1995-09-01
Completion Date
1996-08-31
Amount
162200
Conference Title
Presentation Title
HKU Project Code
HKU 191/95M
Grant Type
RGC Fundable Grant
Funding Year
1995/1996
Status
Completed
Objectives
To elucidate the ecology of tropical ascomycetes in Hong Kong and Brunei streams; to illustrate and quantify the role of tropical fungi nutrient cycling in Hong Kong and Brunei streams; to document wood decay activity and extracellular enzyme production by aquatic ascomycetes; to examine antagonistic activity of tropical aquatic ascomycetes against other fungi and bacteria; to examine the affect of a polluted stream on species composition.