Potato Diseases

Potato Diseases

1st Edition - July 28, 1983

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  • Author: Avery E. Rich
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483267418

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Potato Diseases presents the practical experience and scientific research in production and the diseases of the seed potato. The book features chapters on bacterial and fungal diseases, diseases caused by viruses, viroids, and mycoplasmas and by nematodes and insects, noninfectious diseases, and seed potato certification. The names, importance, causal agent, etiology, and control of major potato diseases are also discussed. The book will be a valuable reference source and textbook for researchers, extension workers, teachers, students, and growers interested in potato diseases.

Table of Contents

  • Contents




    1 Introduction


    2 Bacterial Diseases

    I. Introduction

    II. Bacterial Soft Rot

    III. Blackleg

    IV. Brown Rot

    V. Common Scab

    VI. Pink Eye

    VII. Ring Rot

    VIII. Miscellaneous Bacterial Diseases

    3 Fungus Diseases

    I. Introduction

    II. Black Dot

    III. Canker or Gangrene

    IV. Charcoal Rot

    V. Early Blight

    VI. Fusarium Dry Rot and Seed-Piece Decay

    VII. Fusarium Wilt

    VIII. Late Blight

    IX. Leak or Water Rot of Potato Tubers

    X. Pink Rot

    XI. Powdery Scab

    XII. Rhizoctonia or Black Scurf

    XIII. Silver Scurf

    XIV. Verticillium Wilt

    XV. Wart

    XVI. Miscellaneous Fungus Diseases

    4 Diseases Caused by Viruses, Viroids, and Mycoplasmas

    I. Introduction

    II. Potato Virus A

    III. Potato Virus Μ

    IV. Potato Virus S

    V. Potato Virus X

    VI. Potato Virus Y

    VII. Potato Aucuba Mosaic Virus

    VIII. Andean Potato Latent Virus

    IX. Potato Leafroll Virus

    X. Corky Ring Spot

    XI. Yellow Dwarf Virus

    XII. Alfalfa Mosaic Virus

    XIII. Potato Mop-Top Virus

    XIV. Tobacco Necrosis Virus

    XV. Tomato Black Ring Virus

    XVI. Potato Spindle Tuber Viroid

    XVII. Aster Yellows Mycoplasma

    XVIII. Potato Witches' Broom

    XIX. Miscellaneous Viruses

    5 Diseases Caused by Nematodes and Insects

    I. Introduction

    II. Golden Nematode Disease

    III. Lesion Nematode on Potato

    IV. Potato-Rot Nematode Disease

    V. Root Knot Nematode Disease

    VI. Reniform Nematode Disease

    VII. Hopperburn

    VIII. Psyllid Yellows

    6 Noninfectious Diseases

    I. Introduction

    II. Air Pollution Injury

    III. Blackheart

    IV. Bruises

    V. Cold Temperature Injury

    VI. Cracking

    VII. Enlarged Lenticels

    VIII. Feather and Scald (Browning)

    IX. Fertilizer Burn

    X. Greening

    XI. Heat and Drought Necrosis

    XII. Herbicide Injury

    XIII. Hollow Heart

    XIV. Internal Black Spot

    XV. Internal Browning

    XVI. Internal Sprouting

    XVII. Jelly End

    XVIII. Knobbiness

    XIX. Lightning Injury

    XX. Spindling Sprout

    XXI. Sprout Tubers

    XXII. Stem Streak Necrosis

    XXIII. Tipburn

    XXIV. Xylem Ring Discoloration

    7 Seed Potato Certification





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  • No. of pages: 252
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Academic Press 1983
  • Published: July 28, 1983
  • Imprint: Academic Press
  • eBook ISBN: 9781483267418

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