Plant Pathology

Plant Pathology

5th Edition - December 27, 2004

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  • Author: George Agrios
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080473789
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120445653

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This fifth edition of the classic textbook in plant pathology outlines how to recognize, treat, and prevent plant diseases. It provides extensive coverage of abiotic, fungal, viral, bacterial, nematode and other plant diseases and their associated epidemiology. It also covers the genetics of resistance and modern management on plant disease. Plant Pathology, Fifth Edition, is the most comprehensive resource and textbook that professionals, faculty and students can consult for well-organized, essential information. This thoroughly revised edition is 45% larger, covering new discoveries and developments in plant pathology and enhanced by hundreds of new color photographs and illustrations.

Key Features

  • The latest information on molecular techniques and biological control in plant diseases
  • Comprehensive in coverage
  • Numerous excellent diagrams and photographs
  • A large variety of disease examples for instructors to choose for their course

Readership

Students in senior undergraduate and postgraduate level plant pathology courses, in departments of plant science, crop science, botany, forestry and related agricultural sciences

Table of Contents

  • 1. GENERAL ASPECTS

    2. PARASITISM AND DISEASE DEVELOPMENT

    3. EFFECTS OF PATHOGENS ON PLANT PHYSIOLOGICAL FUNCTIONS

    4. GENETICS OF PLANT DISEASE

    5. HOW PATHOGENS ATTACK PLANTS

    6. HOW PLANTS DEFEND THEMSELVES AGAINST PATHOGENS

    7. ENVIRONMENTAL EFFECTS ON THE DEVELOPMENT OF PLANT DISEASE

    8. PLANT DISEASE EPIDEMIOLOGY

    9. CONTROL OF PLANT DISEASES

    10. ENVIRONMENTAL FACTORS THAT CAUSE PLANT DISEASES

    11. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FUNGI

    12. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PROKARYOTES: BACTERIA AND MOLLICUTES

    13. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY PARASITIC HIGHER PLANTS,
    INVASIVE HIGHER PLANTS, AND PARASITIC GREEN PLANTS.

    14. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY VIRUSES

    15. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY NEMATODES

    16. PLANT DISEASES CAUSED BY FLAGELLATE PROTOZOA

Product details

  • No. of pages: 952
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 2005
  • Published: December 27, 2004
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080473789
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780120445653

About the Author

George Agrios

Affiliations and Expertise

University of Florida, Gainesville, U.S.A.

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