Principles of Seed Pathology

Principles of Seed Pathology

by V. K. Agarwal, James B. Sinclair

Hardcover(2ND)

$159.95

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780873716703
Publisher: Taylor & Francis
Publication date: 10/15/1996
Edition description: 2ND
Pages: 560
Product dimensions: 6.38(w) x 9.50(h) x 1.10(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction
Terminology
Historical Development
Development of Seed Health Testing
Significance
Seedborne Pathogens
Fungi
Bacteria
Mycoplasmalike Organisms
Fastidious Vascular Bacteria
Spiroplasmas
Viruses
Viroids
Nematodes
Location of Seedborne Inoculum
Histopathology of Some Seedborne Pathogens
Seed Infection
Seed Infestation or Contamination
Mechanism of Seed Infection
Seed Infection
Seed Infestation or Contamination
Factors Affecting Seed Infection
Host Genotype
Environment
Crop Management
Type of Inoculum
Seed Quality
Plant Growth Stage
Mother Plant Infection
Insect Infestation
Pathogen Interaction
Longevity of Seedborne Pathogens
Longevity
Factors Influencing Longevity
Seed Transmission and Inoculation
Seed Transmission
Seed Inoculation
Factors Affecting Seed Transmission
Crop Species
Environment
Inoculum
Establishment in Seedlings or Plants
Survival of Inoculum
Cultural Practices
Seed Abnormalities
Seed Germination
Seed Leachates
Presence of Other Microflora
Epidemiology and Inoculum Thresholds of Seedborne Pathogens
Epidemiology
Inoculum Thresholds
Development of Inoculum Thresholds
Nonparasitic Seed Disorders
Genetic Effects
Mechanical Injuries
Environmental Effects
Mineral Deficiencies
Insect Damage
Deterioration of Grains by Storage Fungi
Field and Storage Fungi
Invasion by Storage Fungi
Losses
Conditions Favoring Storage Fungi Development
Detection of Damage
Control
Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicoses
Introduction
Mycotoxins
Fungi Known to Produce Mycotoxins
Factors Affecting Mycotoxin Production
Effects of Mycotoxins
Detection
Control
Control of Seedborne Pathogens
Introduction
Selection of Seed Production Areas
Crop Management
Seed Treatment
Certification
Plant Quarantine
Disease Resistance
Index

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