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Plant Pathogen Detection and Disease Diagnosis
     

Plant Pathogen Detection and Disease Diagnosis

by P. Narayanasamy
 

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This reference guide provides current information concerning the detection, identification, and differentiation of all microbial plant pathogens. It also describes modern protocols for the diagnosis of diseases based on biological, physical, chemical, and molecular properties. Diagnostic methods for crop disease management are emphasized; particular attention is paid

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This reference guide provides current information concerning the detection, identification, and differentiation of all microbial plant pathogens. It also describes modern protocols for the diagnosis of diseases based on biological, physical, chemical, and molecular properties. Diagnostic methods for crop disease management are emphasized; particular attention is paid to the means of preventing fungal, bacterial, phytoplasmal, viral, and viroid pathogens. Narayanasamy teaches plant pathology at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University.

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Describes both conventional and new molecular methods of detecting plant pathogens in seeds, vegetatively propagated seed materials, infected plants, soil, and water. Considers all known pathogens, including fungal, bacterial, viral, mycoplasmal, and viroid. Covers characteristics of pathogenic microbes, symptoms of plant diseases, dissemination, cross-protection, chemodiagnostic methods, electron microscopy, serodiagnostic methods, nucleic-acid based techniques, detecting double-stranded RNA, and monitoring plant diseases. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780824700409
Publisher:
Dekker, Marcel Inc.
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
Books in Soils, Plants, and the Environment Series
Pages:
344
Product dimensions:
6.69(w) x 9.45(h) x (d)

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