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Cover for Population genetics in plant-pathogen interactions.

Plant pathogens seldom fit into a classical definition of a population since many of these organisms reproduce both via sexual and clonal reproduction. One working definition is a set of organisms, defined in time and space. Genotypic and gene diversity can be measured with phenotypic and genotypic ...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cultural practices for disease management.

Cultural practices for disease management are of preventative nature, and many of them are natural parts of the growers' general practices. Most of them apply to the principles of avoidance, eradication and protection. While some actions will have a negative effect on a specific pathogen, they may...

Author(s)
Djurle, A.; Blystad, D. R.; Munk, L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Chemical plant disease control.

This chapter focuses on the use of chemical agents used to manage plant diseases caused by fungi and fungal-like organisms and discusses different aspects of the use of fungicides in plant disease control, including fungicide resistance.

Author(s)
Andersson, B.; Djurle, A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological control of plant diseases.

Biological control can be defined into several categories of which two have special relevance for biological control of plant diseases, i.e. inoculation and conservation biological control. This chapter defines biological control, and provides some tips on how to select a good biological control...

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A.; Collinge, D. B.; Alabouvette, C.; Jensen, D. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease management strategies using host resistance.

This chapter focuses on host resistance, how to diversify resistance in disease management strategies and how these strategies affect disease intensity. A number of terms related to host resistance are introduced. The typical form of host resistance, which can be introduced into new crop plants via ...

Author(s)
Munk, L.; Yuen, J.; Djurle, A.; Collinge, D. B.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant health legislation.

This chapter presents the international (global) and regional agreements and authorities that regulate trade and movement of plants and plant products. The aim of these agreements and regulation to reduce the risks of introduction, establishment and spread of new plant diseases is also discussed.

Author(s)
Tronsmo, A. M.; Collinge, D. B.; Yuen, J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Plant pathology in a changing world.

This chapter focuses on the problems caused by known and emerging plant diseases to crop production and the various environmental factors that aggravate these problems. Some challenges to crop production, food security and plant disease management are addressed and the benefits of the increased...

Author(s)
Yuen, J.; Collinge, D. B.; Djurle, A.; Tronsmo, A. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243185)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Asian citrus psyllid: biology, ecology and management of the huanglongbing vector.

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, is an insect pest which transmits a bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), primarily through feeding in newly emergent foliage of citrus trees. This pathogen causes a disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, which has...

Author(s)
Qureshi, J. A.; Stansly, P. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hosts of the Asian citrus psyllid.

This chapter focuses on the various host plants associated with the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). The risks associated with the movement of plants and parts of plants in spreading D. citri and its associated bacterium are also discussed.

Author(s)
Beattie, G. A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394088)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Carrot disease management.

This chapter focuses on the various diseases affecting carrot production and their causal pathogens, such as Alternaria dauci, Xanthomonas hortorum pv. carotae, Cercospora carotae, Pythium spp., Sclerotinia spp., Rhizoctonia solani and Alternaria radicina, among others. Information on the symptoms...

Author(s)
Clerc, V. le; Briard, M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240955)
Type
Book chapter

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