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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 IPM case studies: seed potato.

This chapter focuses on the damages caused by viruses and their aphid vectors on potato seed production and the efficacy of various methods (biological, chemical, cultural and host resistance) and their combination (IPM) for the control of these aphid vectors.

Author(s)
Pickup, J.; Lacomme, C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647098)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tomato and pepper.

This chapter describes some diseases (including postharvest diseases) of tomato and pepper, including their symptoms and causal agents (bacteria, viral and fungi, including seedborne and soilborne). Some control measures are given, such as use of pesticides, cultural methods, resistant cultivars,...

Author(s)
O'Neill, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937737)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Crop protection.

This chapter focuses on the impact of pests (including insects, mites, nematodes, fungi, bacteria, viruses and weeds) on fruit quantity and quality. It also describes the different methods used to control these pests, including chemical, cultural, biological and integrated control.

Author(s)
Penman, D.; Chapman, B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935016)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Insect pests and their management.

This chapter on the insect pests of lentil covers the following: estimation of losses caused by the insect pest complex; viruses/diseases transmitted by insect pests (including lentil yellows disease, Bean yellow mosaic virus, Broad bean stain virus, Pea seed-borne mosaic virus, and Cucumber mosaic ...

Author(s)
Ram Ujagir; Byrne, O. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934873)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Grapevine pests, diseases and disorders.

This chapter describes the most common diseases (fungal, bacterial and viral) and pests (insects, nematodes, vertebrates, and weeds) of grapevines, and their control using chemical, cultural, biological or quarantine methods. Other grape disorders due to environmental factors (e.g. hail and heat...

Author(s)
Creasy, G. L.; Creasy, L. L.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934019)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Virus- and bacteria-transmitting arthropod vectors and their management.

This chapter explores arthropod vectors of plant pathogenic viruses and bacteria. Some of these vectors transmit viruses non-persistently, often by brief feeding probes lasting a few minutes or less. Other vectors transmit the virus semipersistently (over a few days) or persistently (for weeks or...

Author(s)
Weintraub, P. G.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938086)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Section II. Sweet potato: pests and diseases.

This chapter covers sweet potato pests (insects and nematodes) and diseases (caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses), and their management (through biological, cultural, physical, chemical and integrated control methods).

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Section III. Yams: pests and diseases.

This chapter covers the pests (nematodes and insects) and diseases (caused by bacteria, fungi and viruses) of yams (Dioscorea spp.), and their management (biological, cultural, chemical and integrated control methods).

Author(s)
Lebot, V.
ISBN
2008 CABI (H ISBN 9781845934248)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for IPM case studies: seed potato.

This chapter discusses the various aspects of aphid management in seed potatoes, including the advantages of seed certification, the danger of aphids transmitting potato viruses, use of economic thresholds and mathematical modelling. It focuses on the integrated pest management tactics (monitoring...

Author(s)
Radcliffe, E. B.; Ragsdale, D. W.; Surányi, R. A.
ISBN
2007 CABI (H ISBN 9780851998190)
Type
Book chapter

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