Mycoplasma Diseases of Crops: Basic and Applied Aspects

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781461283607
  • Publisher: Springer New York
  • Publication date: 7/31/2012
  • Edition description: Softcover reprint of the original 1st ed. 1988
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 456
  • Product dimensions: 6.14 (w) x 9.21 (h) x 0.95 (d)

Table of Contents

I: Detection, Characterization and Cultivation of Plant Mycoplasmas.- 1 Plant Pathogenic Mycoplasmas: Morphological and Biochemical Characteristics.- 2 Purification and Properties of Mycoplasma-Like Organisms from Diseased Plants.- 3 Fluorescence Microscopy of Yellows Diseases Associated with Plant Mycoplasma-Like Organisms.- 4 Rapid and Specific Detection Methods for Plant Mycoplasmas.- 5 Prospects for Rapid Identification of Spiroplasmas in Plants and Animals.- 6 Trends in Research on Plant Mycoplasmas.- 7 New Developments in the Culture of Spiroplasma kunkelii, the Corn Stunt Spiroplasma.- 8 Comparative Morphology of Mycoplasma-Like Organisms.- 9 Three Dimensional Morphology of MLO and Spiroplasmas Studied by SEM.- II: Interactions with Plants, Insects, and Viruses.- 10 Ecological Associations of Spiroplasma citri with Insects, Plants, and Other Plant Mycoplasmas in the Western United States.- 11 The Occurrence and Interaction of Plant Viruses and Mollicutes in Plants and Insect Vectors.- 12 Bionomics of Dalbulus maidis (DeLong and Wolcott), a Vector of Mollicutes and Virus (Homoptera: Cicadellidae).- III: Diseases of Rice, Potato, Corn, Citrus, Eggplant and Other Plants.- 13 The Apparent Yellows Disease of Dodonaea spp. in Hawaii.- 14 Rice Yellow Dwarf Disease.- 15 Mycoplasma-Associated Potato Diseases and Their Control in India.- 16 Mycoplasma Diseases of Corn in Florida.- 17 Stubborn Diseases of Citrus Caused by Spiroplasma citri.- 18 Little Leaf Disease of Eggplant.- 19 Earliest Historical Record of a Tree Mycoplasma Disease: Beneficial Effect of Mycoplasma-Like Organisms on Peonies.- IV: Chemotherapy and Other Methods of Control.- 20 The Pathways of Chemotherapeutants in the Control of Tree Diseases.- 21 Chemotherapy: Basic Research Approaches.- 22 Kinetin Treatment of Stolbur Diseased Plants and Possibility of Its Application in Chemotherapy.- 23 Non-Chemical Control of Plant Mycoplasma Diseases.
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