The standard text on yeast taxonomy is:
The Yeasts, a taxonomic study.
The 3rd edition (about 1986?) was edited by N.J.N. Kreger van Rij
The 4th edition (about 1997/8) was edited by Jack Fell and Cletus P.
You'll find a standardised description of each species along with synonyms
Gabriel Lapointe wrote in message <388B5304.E1F37268 at mailandnews.com>...
>I'm a student in microbiology and I'm looking for a reference book about
>yeast that will give me the physical properties of specific yeast such
>as Saccharomyces cerevisiae and Schizosaccharomyces octoporus. I'm aware
>of the Bergey's manual of systematic bacteriology and I'm looking for
>something similar that I could find at my university's library.
>>Thanks in advance for your advice,