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Cover for A brief review of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> rusts on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salix</i>.

This chapter reviews the morphological characteristics (uredinia, urediniospores, telia, teliospores, basidiospores and spermogonia, and aeciospores), life cycle, overwintering, and host range of Melampsora rusts on Salix species, and presents tabulated data on the morphological characteristics of...

Author(s)
Pei MingHao
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A brief summary of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Melampsora</i> species on <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Populus</i>.

This chapter describes the morphology (i.e. uredinia, urediniospores, telia, teliospores, basidiospores, spermagonia, aecia and aeciospores), host range, geographical distribution, and spread of Melampsora spp. on Populus. Interspecific hybridization in these Melampsora species is briefly covered.

Author(s)
Pei MingHao; Shang YanZhong
ISBN
2005 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851999999)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A control strategy for basal stem rot (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ganoderma</i>) on oil palm.

This chapter reports the development of biological control methods using Trichoderma spp. and Gliocladium sp. against basal stem rot (Ganoderma boninense [Ganoderma orbiforme]) of oil palm and the strategy for managing the disease using a biofungicide. The disease symptoms, early warning system,...

Author(s)
Soepena, H.; Purba, R. Y.; Pawirosukarto, S.
ISBN
2000 CABI (H ISBN 9780851993881)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A historical perspective of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora</i>.

This chapter discusses the birth of and the discipline of plant pathology; identification to species level; variability of Phytophthora, including morphological, genetic, pathogenicity and physiological characteristics; and the use of molecular techniques to better understand the taxonomy of ...

Author(s)
Ribeiro, O. K.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A history of the potato.

This chapter describes the domestication of potato crop, as well as its introduction in Europe and cultivation in North America and Ireland. The breeding and cultivation of new cultivars for resistance to potato late blight are also discussed. The collections of potato and wild potatoes and...

Author(s)
Brown, C. R.; Henfling, J. W.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642802)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A model for biological control studies of grapevine trunk diseases under laboratory conditions.

This chapter proposes a model to investigate interplays structuring the microbial ecology in the trunk of V. vinifera, with special emphasis on the biological control of Phaeomoniella chlamydospora. The model was elaborated with plants developed from cuttings. The aim of this 'nodal model' was to...

Author(s)
Pierron, R. J. G.; Pouzoulet, J.; Meziane, A.; Mailhac, N.; Jacques, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647128)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoma</i> sect. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phoma</i>.

This chapter describes the morphological characters of Phoma spp. section Phoma. A key to the species and varieties under this section is provided, based on in vitro characteristics. The morphology, host plants and geographical distribution of 68 species of the section are tabulated. The...

Author(s)
Boerema, G. H.; Gruyter, J. de; Noordeloos, M. E.; Hamers, M. E. C.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851997438)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A reassessment of the taxonomy of some tropical sooty moulds.

The results of a taxonomic study of the Caldariomyces/Leptoxyphium/Aithaloderma group are reported and are integrated into the wider concept of a revised taxonomy of the sooty moulds.

Author(s)
Faull, J. L.; Olejnik, I.; Ingrouille, M.; Reynolds, D.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995434)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A survey of A-L biofilm formation and cellulose expression amongst soil and plant-associated <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Pseudomonas</i> isolates.

This chapter surveys biofilm formation and cellulose expression amongst soil and plant-associated pseudomonads (epiphytes or pathogens). Partially acetylated cellulose has been implicated in biofilm formation and successful phytosphere colonization by the plant growth promoting rhizobacteria, ...

Author(s)
Spiers, A. J.; Arnold, D. L.; Moon, C. D.; Timms-Wilson, T. M.
ISBN
2006 CABI (H ISBN 9781845930615)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A tiered approach to risk assessment of virus resistance traits based on studies with wild brassicas in England.

Concerns about the introduction of genetically modified crops frequently centre on the possibility of gene transfer to wild relatives, resulting either in the disruption of natural patterns of genetic diversity by introgressing into species gene pools or in the addition of traits which may cause...

Author(s)
Pallett, D. W.; Thurston, M. I.; Edwards, M. L.; Naylor, M.; Wang Hui; Alexander, M.; Gray, A. J.; Mitchell, E.; Raybould, A. F.; Walsh, J. A.; Cooper, J. I.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851998169)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper

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