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Plant pathology and plant diseases.

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This book contains 23 chapters that focuses on the nature, causes and impact of plant diseases, describes the history of plant pathology as a scientific discipline and introduces the disease cycle as the key tool for understanding disease development and devising appropriate management strategies. The diverse organisms and agents that cause disease and their diagnosis, the biology of the interacti...

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Chapter 1 (Page no: 3)

What is a plant disease?

This chapter provides an introduction to the various factors, i.e. the host plants, the pathogens (fungi and fungal-like organisms, bacteria, viruses and nematodes) and the environment, and their interactions that may or may not result in a plant disease.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 2 (Page no: 11) History of plant pathology. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. M. Collinge, D. B. Djurle, A. Munk, L. Yuen, J. Tronsmo, A.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 19) The disease cycle and lifestyles. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. M. Munk, L. Djurle, A. Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 41) Plant pathogenic fungi. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. M. Tronsmo, A. Jørgensen, H. J. L. Munk, L.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 75) Fungal-like plant pathogens. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. M. Tronsmo, A. Jørgensen, H. J. L. Munk, L.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 89) Bacterial plant pathogens. Author(s): Persson, P. Pirhonen, M. Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 107) Plant viruses. Author(s): Blystad, D. R. Kvarnheden, A. Valkonen, J.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 132) Nematodes as plant pathogens. Author(s): Magnusson, C.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 164) Diagnosis of plant diseases. Author(s): Munk, L. Collinge, D. B. Djurle, A. Tronsmo, A. M.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 185) Mechanisms of pathogenicity. Author(s): Collinge, D. B. Taylor, P.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 205) Plant defence against pathogens. Author(s): Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 216) Race specificity and plant immunity. Author(s): Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 234) Population genetics in plant-pathogen interactions. Author(s): Yuen, J. Munk, L.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 243) Epidemiology: disease in plant populations. Author(s): Yuen, J. Djurle, A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 265) Cultural practices for disease management. Author(s): Djurle, A. Blystad, D. R. Munk, L.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 280) Chemical plant disease control. Author(s): Andersson, B. Djurle, A.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 289) Biological control of plant diseases. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. Collinge, D. B. Alabouvette, C. Jensen, D. F.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 307) Disease management strategies using host resistance. Author(s): Munk, L. Yuen, J. Djurle, A. Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 321) Biotechnology for plant disease control. Author(s): Collinge, D. B.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 330) From disease assessment to decision support systems. Author(s): Munk, L. Djurle, A. Yuen, J.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 357) Integrated pest management. Author(s): Munk, L. Yuen, J. Djurle, A. Tronsmo, A.
Chapter: 22 (Page no: 366) Plant health legislation. Author(s): Tronsmo, A. M. Collinge, D. B. Yuen, J.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 379) Plant pathology in a changing world. Author(s): Yuen, J. Collinge, D. B. Djurle, A. Tronsmo, A. M.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • Faculty of Bioscience, Norwegian University of Life Sciences. C.M. Falsensvei 18. NO-1433 Aas, Norway.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781789243185
  • Record Number
  • 20203465540