Fungal Plant Pathogens

Fungal Plant Pathogens

by Charles R. Lane, Paul Beales, Kelvin J.D. Hughes
     
 

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Covering the key techniques used when working with fungal plant pathogens, this practical manual deals with recognition of disease symptoms, detection and identification of fungi and methods to characterize them, as well as curation, quarantine and quality assurance. The book is unique in its practical focus, providing an overview of both traditional and emerging… See more details below

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Covering the key techniques used when working with fungal plant pathogens, this practical manual deals with recognition of disease symptoms, detection and identification of fungi and methods to characterize them, as well as curation, quarantine and quality assurance. The book is unique in its practical focus, providing an overview of both traditional and emerging methods and their applications, and detailed protocols on completion techniques such as microscopy, PCR (polymerase chain reaction), ELISA, freeze drying and DNA storage. Fungal Plant Pathogens provides a valuable guide to investigating fungal plant diseases and interpreting laboratory findings for postgraduate and advanced undergraduates students, extension plant pathologists, and consultants and advisers in agriculture and horticulture and the food supply chain.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845936686
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
04/28/2012
Series:
Principles and Protocols Series
Pages:
324
Product dimensions:
7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.90(d)

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