Plant Pathology / Edition 5

Plant Pathology / Edition 5

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by George N. Agrios
     
 

This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensice coverage of abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial,nematode and other plant diseases and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management on plant disease.

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Overview

This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensice coverage of abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial,nematode and other plant diseases and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management on plant disease.

Plant Pathology, 5th Edition, is the most comprehensive resource and textbook that professionals, faculty and students can consult for well-organized, essential information. This thoroughly revised edition is 45% larger, covering new discoveries and developments in plant pathology and enhanced by hundreds of new color photographs and illustrations.

• The latest information on molecular techniques and biological control in plant diseases
• Comprehensive in coverage
• Numerous excellent diagrams and photographs
• A large variety of disease examples for instructors to choose for their course

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780120445653
Publisher:
Elsevier Science
Publication date:
01/10/2005
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
952
Sales rank:
281,781
Product dimensions:
8.70(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.80(d)

Table of Contents

1. GENERAL ASPECTS

2. PARASITISM AND DISEASE DEVELOPMENT

3. EFFECTS OF PATHOGENS ON PLANT PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS

4. GENETICS OF PLANT DISEASE

5. HOW PATHOGENS ATTACK PLANTS

6. HOW PLANTS DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST PATHOGENS

7. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANT DISEASE

8. PLANT DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY

9. CONTROL OF PLANT DISEASES

10. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS THAT CAUSE PLANT DISEASES

11. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI

12. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PROKARYOTES: BACTERIA AND MOLLICUTES

13. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PARASITIC HIGHER PLANTS,
INVASIVE HIGHER PLANTS, AND PARASITIC GREEN PLANTS.

14. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY VIRUSES

15. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY NEMATODES

16. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FLAGELLATE PROTOZOA

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