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Genetics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780120337064, 9781483288024

Genetics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi, Volume 6

1st Edition

Editor: G.S. Sidhu
eBook ISBN: 9781483288024
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th January 1988
Page Count: 566
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Table of Contents

(Section Headings): Introduction. Mastigomycotina. Zygomycotina. Ascomycotina (ascomycetes). Deuteromycotina (fungi imperfecti). Basidiomycotina (basidiomycetes). Hemibasidiomycetes: Uredinales (rusts). Hemibasidiomycetes: Ustilaginales (smuts). Hymenomycetes.


Advances in Plant Pathology, Volume 6: Genetics of Plant Pathogenic Fungi provides information pertinent to the fundamental aspects of plant pathology. This book discusses the trends in plant pathology towards genetic and molecular genetic analysis of the factors determining host–pathogen interaction.

Organized into 37 chapters, this volume begins with an overview of the potential of recombinant DNA technology in genetical plant pathology. This text then examines the basic features of sexual and asexual phases of oosporic fungi. Other chapters consider the taxonomy, epidemiology, genetics, and physiology of the downy mildews that includes a crop-by-crop consideration. This book discusses as well the vesicular-arbuscular mycorrhizal fungi and their potential to increase plant production in soils having inadequate mineral nutrients such as zinc and phosphorus. The final chapter deals with the importance of the genus Typhula that contains both parasites and saprophytes.

This book is a valuable resource for plant pathologists, students, teachers, and research scientists.


Plant pathologists, agronomists, botanists, and plant scientists.


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© Academic Press 1988
28th January 1988
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@qu:...The two editors, David Ingram and Paul Williams, have both made important and innovative contributions to the subject and together have a breadth of approach that means that what they choose to put before their readers is likely to be of unusual interest or significance. @source:--PLANT PATHOLOGY

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About the Editor

G.S. Sidhu