Plant Pathology / Edition 5

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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

Audience: Students in senior/graduate-level plant pathology courses required for departments of botany, forestry, and agricultural science.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
"...a welcome addition to the literature on plant pathology, and is highly recommended to anyone with an interest in this area of study."
-G.J. Boland, University of Guelph, in AGRICULTURE, ECOSYSTEMS & ENVIRONMENT

"...the addition of color has dramatically enhanced the clarity of photos and diagrams....The book's past reputation as the plant pathology "bible" is definitely enhanced."
- Lee A. Hadwiger, in PLANT SCIENCE

“All students should be familiar with this book and it should be a part of their educational experience.” - Patrick E. Lipps, Ohio State University

“There is no single volume which matches Agrios' text for breadth of topics and detail of coverage.” - Jeanne D. Mihail, University of Missouri

Praise for the previous edition:
"...a classic textbook embracing the whole of plant pathology....I recommend this book highly for teaching and reference." - EXPERIMENTAL AGRICULTURE

Booknews
A textbook for the discipline, updated from the previous edition to include discoveries and improvements in molecular plant pathology, biological control, computers, taxonomy of microorganisms, and the emergence of new plant pathogenic microorganisms. Arrangement is in two sections covering the general aspects of the field, and specific plant diseases. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780120445653
  • Publisher: Elsevier Science
  • Publication date: 1/10/2005
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 5
  • Pages: 952
  • Sales rank: 167,519
  • 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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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 6, 2009

    Outstanding textbook!

    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!

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