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Mango Malformation / Edition 1

Mango Malformation / Edition 1

by D. K. Chakrabarti


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Malformation disease of mango (Mangifera indica) initially noted in patches in India has now turned into a global menace wherever mango is grown. The challenge posed by the problem attracted interest of Scientists from various disciplines, continue to do so, and will attract their attention until the problem is understood threadbare, and resolved. For a long time, due to complex nature of the disease, the cause and causal agent was both hotly debated. Only in recent years, the issue of the etiology of the disease has been resolved, epidemiology has been worked out to a large extent and silver bullet control measures have been replaced by IPM strategy based on the information generated on the physiology of pathogenesis and epidemiology of the disease.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789400703629
Publisher: Springer Netherlands
Publication date: 01/06/2011
Edition description: 2011
Pages: 148
Product dimensions: 6.30(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 1. Chronology in research on mango malformation 2. Geographical distribution of mango malformation 3. Economic importance 4. Symptoms 4.1. External symptoms 4.2. Internal symptoms 5. Cause 5.1. Physiological disorder 5.2. Virus and mycoplasma–like organism 5.3. Mites 5.4. Fungus 6. Epidemiology 6.1. Host age 6.2. Bearing habit 6.3. Time of flowering 6.4. Effect of environmental factors on disease development 6.5. Non-target effects of agrochemicals on disease development 6.6. Disease cycle 6.7. Patterns of epidemic 6.8. Endemic stage 6.9. Dispersal of the disease 6.10. Adaptability of the pathogen 6.11. Disease forecasting 7. Varietal susceptibility 8. Control measures 8.1. Cultural practices 8.2. Application of nutrients 8.3. Hormonal treatment 8.4. Mangiferin metal chelates 8.5. Acaricide 8.6. Fungicides 8.7. Anti-malformins 8.8. Botanicals 8.9. Bioagent 8.10. Integrated management strategy 8.11. Quarantine Epilogue Subject index

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