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Cover for Fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of the root, corm and pseudostem of banana (Musa and Ensete), providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other...

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungal diseases of banana fruit.

This chapter discusses fungal diseases of banana (Musa and Ensete) fruit, providing information on their economic impact, distribution, symptoms, causal agent(s), disease cycle and epidemiology, host reaction, and control using cultural, chemical, biological and other control methods.

Author(s)
Jones, D. R.
ISBN
2019 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647197)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases and management.

Pomegranate, which once had no major biotic problems except fruit borer, today faces a multitude of biotic stresses. Among them, bacterial and fungal diseases are prominent in pomegranate production regions, leading to considerable fruit losses throughout the growing season. More than 55 pathogens...

Author(s)
Sharma, J.; Manjunath, G.; Xavier, K. V.; Vallad, G. E.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789240764)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biological and chemical soil fumigation and pest and disease management comparisons in the Western Cape.

Brassica spp. are cultivated all over the world; commercial species include cabbage, broccoli, kale, kohlrabi and turnip. In this study the focus was on production of broccoli, Brassica oleracea, in the Western Cape province of South Africa and its economically important pests and diseases,...

Author(s)
Niekerk, A. van; Auerbach, R.; Lamprecht, S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786399601)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for New biocontrol strategies for strawberry fungal pathogens.

This chapter discusses the use of methyl bromide and other fungicides to control fungal damage in strawberry cultivation. It also discusses the various alternatives that are being developed for biological control of strawberry crop diseases, as well as the mode of action of these biological control ...

Author(s)
Carbú, M.; González-Rodríguez, V. E.; Garrido, C.; Husaini, A. M.; Cantoral, J. M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646633)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Strawberry.

This chapter describes some diseases (including storage decay) of strawberry, caused by fungi (including soilborne), Oomycota and bacteria. Information is given on the disease symptoms, causal agents and control measures, such as the use of fungicides and bactericides, cultural methods, biological...

Author(s)
Saville, R.; Xu XiangMing; Berrie, A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fungal pathogens of ornamentals: Basidiomycota and Oomycota.

This paper describes some fungal diseases of ornamental plants caused by Basidiomycota and Oomycota, including their symptoms and causal agents (including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of fungicides, cultural methods, biological control agents, and resistant ...

Author(s)
Fox, R. T. V.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Fusarium graminearum</i> Schwabe (teleomorph <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Gibberella zeae</i> (Schwein.) Petch.), Fusarium head blight disease (Nectriaceae).

This chapter describes the economic importance of Fusarium head blight (FHB; F. graminearum [Gibberella zeae]) in Canada, and provides an overview of crop breeding for FHB resistance, and of chemical and biological control methods for FHB management in the region.

Author(s)
He JianWei; Boland, G. J.; Zhou Ting
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642574)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora nicotianae</i>.

This chapter provides an overview of the nature of P. nicotianae, its hosts and its infection strategy. Current approaches to control the diseases caused by P. nicotianae are outlined, which include chemical and biological control methods. Recent research that has advanced our understanding of its...

Author(s)
Ludowici, V. A.; Zhang WeiWei; Blackman, L. M.; Hardham, A. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Phytophthora cinnamomi</i> in Australia.

Recent technological advances, including the current sequencing of the P. cinnamomi genome and the ability to silence selected genes, promise to greatly facilitate research that will increase our knowledge of P. cinnamomi biology, leading to a better understanding of P. cinnamomi pathogenicity and, ...

Author(s)
Hee, W. Y.; Torreña, P. S.; Blackman, L. M.; Hardham, A. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640938)
Type
Book chapter

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