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Author Vidhyasekaran, P.

Title Concise encyclopedia of plant pathology [electronic resource] / P. Vidhyasekaran.

Imprint New York [N.Y.] : Food Products Press, c2004 (Boston, Mass. : Credo Reference, 2012.)


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 Axe Credo Reference E-Book  Electronic Book    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (269 entries) : 11 images, digital files.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents Birth and development of plant pathology -- Bacteria -- Fungi, including chromista and protozoa -- Parasitic flagellate protozoa -- Parasitic green algae -- Parasitic higher plants -- Parasitic nematodes -- Phytoplasmas and spiroplasmas -- Viroids -- Viruses -- Common disease symptoms -- Crop disease assessment -- Crop disease diagnosis -- Assessment of disease progress -- Factors involved in disease increase -- Forecasting models -- Biological control : microbial pesticides -- Biological control : mycorrhiza Breeding for disease resistance : conventional breeding -- Breeding for disease resistance : genetic engineering -- Breeding for disease resistance : in vitro selection -- Chemical control : bacterial diseases -- Chemical control : fungal diseases -- Chemical control : fungicide application equipment -- Chemical control : virus diseases -- Cultural methods -- Exclusion and eradication -- Plant activators -- Plant extracts -- Diseases of major cultivated crops -- Cell wall reinforcement -- Hydroxyproline-rich glycoproteins -- Lingin -- Pathogenesis-related proteins -- Phenolics -- Phytoalexins -- Physiology of pathogenesis.
Access Access restricted to authorized users and institutions.
Summary This comprehensive volume covers the entire field of plant pathology. It does not merely define the numerous subjects covered but describes them in detail. Each section of this book serves as a comprehensive overview of a given area, providing breadth of coverage for students and depth of coverage for research professionals.
System Details Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Note Description based on title page of print version.
Subject Plant diseases -- Encyclopedias.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Credo Reference (Firm)
Other Form: Print version: 156022942X 9781560229421 (DLC) 2003002492 xviii, 619 p.
ISBN 9781849722926 (online)
156022942X (hard cover : alk. paper)
1560229438 (pbk. : alk. paper)
9781560229421 (print)

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