Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology (Hardcover)

By Mehrotra ,
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill
Edition: Hardcover
Edition Number: 1
ISBN: 007096498X
EAN: 9780070964983
No. of Pages: 784
Publish Date: 2001
Binding: Hardcover
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The book covers the entire field of plant pathology in one volume. It provides up-to-date information and discusses both general and specialisted topics. Almost all types of diseases are covered, including root diseases, seed-borne diseases, post-harvest diseases of fruits and vegetables, diseases caused by bacteria, viruses, mycoplasms and nematodes. Non-parasitic diseases are also discussed in detail. Life and disease cycles of important plant pathogens are adequately covered.

Table of Contents:

1. Introduction

2. History of Plant Pathology

3. Pathogenesis

4. Enzymes and Toxins in Plant Diseases

5. Effect of Infection on the Physiology of the Host

6. Defense Mechanism in Plants

7. Genetics of Plant Pathogen Interaction

8. Effect of Environment and Nutrition on Disease Development

9. Dissemination of Plant Pathogens

10. Nutrition of Plant Pathogens

11. Control of Plant Diseases

12. Plant Diseases Forecasting

13. Genera Account of Fungi

14. Rots, Damping Offs, Downy Mildews and White Rusts

15. Powdery Mildews

16. Smuts and Bunts

17. Rusts

18. Wilts and Root Rots

19. Leaf Spots, Leaf Blights and Anthracnoses

20. Galls and Abnormal Growth

21. Post Harvest Diseases

22. Root Diseases

23. Bacteria and Bacterial Diseases

24. Viruses and Viral Diseases

25. Mycoplasmas and Plant Diseases

26. Diseases Due to Nematodes

27. Diseases Due to Angiospermic Parasites

28. Non-Parasitic Diseases

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Title: Plant Pathology
Publisher: Tata McGraw-Hill
Author: Mehrotra , R
Edition: Hardcover
Edition Number: 1
ISBN: 007096498X
EAN: 9780070964983
No. of Pages: 784
Publish Date: 2001
Binding: Hardcover


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