Inherent Problems in Penicillium Taxonomy

  • John I. Pitt
Part of the NATO ASI Series book series (NSSA, volume 102)


Inherent variability in Penicillium isolates constitues a serious problem for the taxonomist. Some aspects of the variability are discussed, especially as its effects new physiological approaches to taxonomy. A personal view of the future of Penicillium taxonomy is also included.


Metabolite Profile Species Concept Inherent Variability Penicillium Chrysogenum Penicillium Species 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • John I. Pitt
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  1. 1.Division of Food ResearchCSIRONorth RydeAustralia

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