Plant Pathology / Edition 5

Plant Pathology / Edition 5

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by George N. Agrios
     
 

ISBN-10: 0120445654

ISBN-13: 9780120445653

Pub. Date: 01/10/2005

Publisher: Elsevier Science

This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensive 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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This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensive 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:
191,317
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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Plant Pathology 3.5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 2 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
This is the most authoritative text in plant pathology. Agrios continues to produce relevant plant path research that is easily applicable to my course. I recommend for all plant path courses as mandatory reading!
Anonymous More than 1 year ago