Advances in Plant Pathology

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Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0080526780
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This volume focuses on issues of plant pathology and sustainability, such as short term economic plans versus long term economic visions in farming and forestry. The book also deals with the complex biological interactions governing success in minimizing pest or pathogen damage by biological or chemical strategies, benefits and costs to the producer, consequences for the environment of management options, and the challenge of defining useful farm or forest indicatorsof sustainable practices.

Advances in Plant Pathology

Author: J. H. Andrews
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0120337118
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume focuses on issues of plant pathology and sustainability, such as short term economic plans versus long term economic visions in farming and forestry. The book also deals with the complex biological interactions governing success in minimizing pest or pathogen damage by biological or chemical strategies, benefits and costs to the producer, consequences for the environment of management options, and the challenge of defining useful farm or forest indicatorsof sustainable practices.

Recent Advances in the Diagnosis and Management of Plant Diseases

Author: L.P. Awasthi
Publisher: Springer
ISBN: 8132225716
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is a compilation of the most challenging and significant chapters on the diagnosis and management of important bacterial, fungal, viral, viroid, phytoplasma, non parasitic diseases and various physiological disorders, in various crops. The chapters have been contributed by eminent plant pathologists, having wide experience of teaching and research on various crops with different types of diseases, which cause great economic losses. The book would be very useful for students, teachers and researchers of plant pathology. This book highlights recent advances made in the development of new types of resistance in host plants and alternative strategies for managing plant diseases to improve food quality and reduce the negative public health impact associated with plant diseases. Having entered into 21st century advancements in the Diagnosis of Plant Pathogens and Plant Disease Management need to be closely examined and adequately applied, so that newer challenges facing plant pathology could be adequately addressed in attaining food security for the growing population. Substantial advancements have been made in terms of expanding knowledge base of the biology of plant-microbial interactions, disease management strategies and application and practice of Plant Pathology. Application of molecular biology in Plant Pathology has greatly improved our ability to detect plant pathogens and in increasing our understanding, their ecology and epidemiology. Similarly, new technologies and resources have been evolved for the development of sustainable crop protection systems by different control strategies against various pests and pathogens that are important components of the integrated pest management programme. Natural products and chemical compounds discovered as a result of basic research and molecular mechanisms of pathogenesis have led to the development of “biorational” pesticides. Biological control has been found to be the most significant approach to plant health management during the twentieth century and promises using modern biotechnology, to be even more significant in the twenty-first century.

Plant Pathology

Author: George N. Agrios
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 0323139698
Format: PDF
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Plant Pathology, Third Edition, provides an introduction to the fundamental concepts of plant pathology, incorporating important new developments in the field. The present volume also follows closely the organization and format of the Second Edition. It includes two new chapters, ""Plant Disease Epidemiology"" and ""Applications of Biotechnology in Plant Pathology."" Extensively updated new information has been added about the history of plant pathology, the stages in the development of disease, the chemical weapons of attack by pathogens, and the genetics of plant disease. The book is organized into three parts. Part I discusses basic concepts such as classification of plant diseases; parasitism and disease development; how pathogens attack plants; effects of pathogens on plant physiology; plant defenses against pathogens; and genetics, epidemiology, and control of plant diseases. Part II on specific plant diseases covers diseases caused by fungi, prokaryotes, parasitic higher plants, viruses, nematodes, and flagellate protozoa. Part III deals with applications of biotechnology in plant pathology.

OBJECTIVE PLANT PATHOLOGY

Author: S. Banik
Publisher: Scientific Publishers
ISBN: 9386102161
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The book 'Objective Plant Pathology' is designed to cover all the topics of Plant Pathology. It aims to benefit by acquiring new information and improving the level of competence in various competitive examinations like ARS-NET, M.Sc. and Ph.D in Plant Pathology. The books which are often recommended for preparation of Plant Pathology, have been thoroughly consulted to formulate the MCQ in this book. Recent Information has been added from several research and review articles. It is expected that the Readers Would be able to test their preparation as well as gain new insight into the subject. With more than 3000 MCQ on various aspects of the subject, this book can serve as a repository of objective questions in Plant Pathology.

Plant Pathology and Plant Pathogens

Author: John A. Lucas
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1444313444
Format: PDF, Docs
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This established textbook continues to provide a comprehensive introduction to plant diseases and the bacterial, fungal and viral agents that cause them. Aimed at undergraduate students in both the biological and agricultural sciences, the book covers all aspects of plant pathology, from a description of the diseased plant and the varius pathogens, to the way in which disease epidemics are caused and are controlled. This new edition has been extensively revised to reflect recent advances in our understanding of the intractions between host and pathogens at both the molecular and cellular levels, highlighting the impact of molecular genetic techniques on the analysis of host specificity, pathogenecity and resistance to infection. New chapters on chemical, cultural and integrated approaches to disease control discuss the topical issues of disease management. A thoroughly revised edition of a popular, classic text authored by a leading expert in the field. Contains new chapters on disease assessment and disease management. Competetively priced.

Plant Bacteriology

Author: Clarence I. Kado
Publisher: Branch Line Video
ISBN: 9780890543887
Format: PDF
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Provides fundamental knowledge every plant scientist and student of plant pathology should know, including important historical events that gave birth to the field as well as its recent advances. Illustrates the symptoms caused by bacteria in a way that facilitates comprehension of the many different types of plant diseases that they cause. Each symptom type is presented with a detailed example of a causal agent and its characteristics, diagnostics, and mechanisms of virulence and pathogenicity. Also includes an extended discussion on the molecular mechanisms of virulence and a chapter on epidemiology and disease control.