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Plant pathology

Author: George N Agrios
Publisher: Amsterdam ; Boston : Elsevier Academic Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 5th edView all editions and formats
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This the fifth edition of the author's classic and comprehensive text providing exhaustive pedagogical coverage of fungal, viral, bacterial, nematode and other plant diseases, and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management of plant disease. This book continues to be the most exhaustive textbook and complete resource that includes well-organized, essential  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: George N Agrios
ISBN: 0120445654 9780120445653
OCLC Number: 61391482
Description: xxiii, 922 pages : illustrations (chiefly color) ; 29 cm
Contents: General Aspects. Plants and disease --
Parasitism and disease development --
Effects of pathogens on plant physiological functions --
Genetics of plant disease --
How pathogens attack plants --
How plants defend themselves against pathogens --
Environmental effects on the development of infectious plant disease --
Plant disease epidemiology --
Control of plant diseases --
Specific Plant Diseases. Environmental factors that cause plant diseases --
Plant diseases caused by fungi --
Plant diseases caused by prokaryotes: bacteria and mollicutes --
Plant diseases caused by parasitic higher plants, invasive climbing plants, and parasitic green algae --
Plant diseases caused by viruses --
Plant diseases caused by nematodes --
Plant diseases caused by flagellate protozoa.
Responsibility: George N. Agrios.
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Outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. This work covers plant diseases such as abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial, nematode and others. It includes information on molecular  Read more...

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"...a welcome addition to the literature on plant pathology, and is highly recommended to anyone with an interest in this area of study."-G.J. Boland, University of Guelph, in AGRICULTURE, ECOSYSTEMS Read more...

 
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